Killer Be Killed is an American heavy metal supergroup founded by The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato and Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy and ex-Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera in early 2011. After recruiting drummer Dave Elitch (Mars Volta) and bassist / vocalist Troy Sanders (Mastadon), Killer Be Killed became a real band in a small rehearsal room. 4. [3] On September 4, 2020 the supergroup announced their return with a new single and released their second album Reluctant Hero on November 20, 2020. 1. That's Mastodon bassist-vocalist Troy Sanders talking about his involvement in Killer Be Killed, the all-star band he's in with living metal legend Max Cavalera, Converge drummer Ben Koller and former Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato. Great band - thanks SoundWave ! [10], Converge drummer Ben Koller joined for the band's live debut at Soundwave Festival and was announced as a full-fledged member that summer, replacing Elitch.[11]. The band had slowly been working on material before announcing its name in October 2013,[1] along with their signing to Nuclear Blast. Details, 2015-03-19 11:15 - KILLER BE KILLED unveils the brand new official music video for 'Curb Crusher', taken from the band’s self-titled debut. Follow this link to hear 'Deconstructing Self-Destruction': https://youtu.be/_PZOVkU6gAc“This has been a long time coming. Genres: Groove Metal, Alternative Metal. Still on the way, we had The Devil You Know, Correction House and the one I was most excited for: Killer be Killed. Killer Be Killed is the debut studio album by the supergroup Killer Be Killed featuring Greg Puciato of the Dillinger Escape Plan, Max Cavalera of Soulfly/ex-Sepultura, Troy Sanders of Mastodon, and Dave Elitch of the Mars Volta. It feels great to be getting this out,” said Puciato of the Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God/Gojira) produced album as well as the bombastic single.“Also can I say that Troy's verse vocals are fucking insane? +49 7162 9280 26 (Mo-Fr 8-19, Sa 10-14). 2. You're Ben Koller now! referencing Killer Be Killed, 11xFile, AAC, Album, 256, none There's a new repressing on black and white splatter vinyl Ltd to 500 on the nuclear blast store if anyone missed out on the original run The lineup also features Mastodon bassist and co-vocalist … In an interview with Wall of Sound, bassist Troy Sanders explained why the second album's recording process was kept a secret; "I mentioned to my guys 'every time we get together and work on something, let’s just keep it to ourselves’ so we don’t create any type of buzz or excitement to our small handful of fans. While much of the world seems to be on pause, the Black Queen frontman and former Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist is a whirlwind of activity. Details, 2020-10-09 16:00 - KILLER BE KILLED debut a second single from the band’s forthcoming album, "Reluctant Hero" , unveiling a fiery live performance video for “Dream Gone Bad”. Published Nov 16, 2020. For their live debut at the 2015 Soundwave festival in Australia, Cavalera, Sanders, Puciato and Koller were joined by Juan Montoya (MONSTRO, ex-TORCHE), who also performed on the KILLER BE KILLED debut album. What an entrance. The album reached No. Left Of Center Details, https://www.killerbekilled.com/reluctant-hero. 7. 9. Get badass exclusive merch, limited-edition vinyl and more now. Reluctant HeroReluctant Hero" pre-orders are available now at https://www.killerbekilled.com/reluctant-hero with the release available in a variety of limited edition vinyl variants, as well as on CD and a 2LP black vinyl version. 2020-09-04 - KILLER BE KILLED, Max Cavalera (Soulfly/ex-Sepultura), Ben Koller (Converge/Mutoid Man), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan/The Black Queen) and Troy Sanders (Mastodon/Gone Is Gone), announce one of the year’s most anticipated heavy releases, confirming the Nov. 20 arrival of the all-star band’s sophomore album, "Reluctant Hero" (Nuclear Blast Records). Killer Be Killed discography and songs: Music profile for Killer Be Killed, formed 2011. Watch live streams, get artist updates, buy tickets, and RSVP to shows with Bandsintown. Live Footage. "[16] Reluctant Hero was released in November 20, 2020. "Killer Be Killed" sold around 5,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. KILLER BE KILLED - release drum cam footage! On Friday, September 4, 2020 the band released a brand new song called "Deconstructing Self-Destruction" which features Max, Greg, Troy and Ben credited as writers. I think we can really — if we work hard on it — we can make a kick ass second Killer Be Killed album. Filthy Vagabond Max Cavalera, Ben Koller, Greg Puciato, Troy Sanders. "Killer Be Killed" sold around 5,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 10. A supergroup featuring some of heavy music's heaviest hitters, Killer Be Killed don't disappoint on their vigorous self-titled debut. Get concert tickets, news and RSVP to shows with Bandsintown. It was recorded in September 2013 at Fortress Studio in Los Angeles and released May 9, 2014 via Nuclear Blast Records. Deconstructing Self-Destruction Find out how to stream and RSVP with Bandsintown. For their live debut at the 2015 Soundwave festival in Australia, Cavalera, Sanders, Puciato and Koller were joined by Juan Montoya (MONSTRO, ex-TORCHE), who also performed on the KILLER BE KILLED debut album. Greg Kennelty May 13, 2015. The song is the first single off their second album Reluctant Hero which is set for release on November 20, 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. Killer Be Killed, the ferocious foursome consisting of guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera (ex-Sepultura, Soulfly), vocalist/guitarist Greg Puciato (ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan), bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders (Mastodon), and drummer Ben Koller (Converge, All Pigs Must Die), has returned after a six year hiatus to release its second full-length album, Reluctant Hero. [19], Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards The news comes as the foursome shares the first single from the 11-song album, debuting 'Deconstructing Self-Destruction', a song that highlights the outfit’s unique approach to vocals with Cavalera, Puciato and Sanders all lending their voices to not only the single but all of the tracks on "Reluctant Hero". [4], The band was first announced in February 2011, when Metal Hammer reported news of Puciato and Cavalera planning a new project in the vein of Cavalera's Nailbomb band with Alex Newport in the mid 1990s. [7][8] Despite not yet having a name, the group entered the Fortress Studio in Los Angeles in September 2013 with producer Josh Wilbur. The mighty metal supergroup performing their third show ever, at 170 Russell in Melbourne, February 24th, 2015. Dead Limbs Go for a drive and roll the windows down and crank this thing up.”"Reluctant Hero" track list: 6. In an interview with Full Metal Jackie, Cavalera said he'd love to do another Killer Be Killed album; "I’d love to do a little bit with Killer Be Killed … We did one record and it was very well received, and I think we can do a better one than that. The Great Purge 58 on the U.S. Don't miss Killer Be Killed’s live stream concert on Jan 10, 2021. [3] On March 14, 2014, two songs from the upcoming eponymous debut, "Wings of Feather and Wax", and "Face Down" were made available for streaming. Killer Be Killed is a metal supergroup consisting of vocalists/guitarists Max Cavalera (Soulfly / Cavalera Conspiracy) and Greg Puciato (ex- Dillinger / The Black Queen), bassist Troy Sanders (Mastodon), drummer Ben Koller (Converge / All Pigs Must Die) and live/session guitarist Juan Montoya (ex- Torche, Cavity, Floor) who have only conducted one tour since … The lineup also features Mastodon bassist and vocalist Troy Sanders, and Converge drummer Ben Koller. KILLER BE KILLED - Release "Reluctant Hero"! Dream Gone Bad The lineup also features Mastodon bassist and co-vocalist Troy Sanders and Converge drummer Ben Koller. [13] In April 2018, Max Cavalera confirmed that the band were convening in Phoenix to write and rehearse new material in Soulfly's rehearsal space, with the aim of releasing a new album in 2019,[14] though a release has not surfaced since that time. 2020-09-04 - KILLER BE KILLED, Max Cavalera (Soulfly/ex-Sepultura), Ben Koller (Converge/Mutoid Man), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan/The Black Queen) and Troy Sanders (Mastodon/Gone Is Gone), announce one of the year’s most anticipated heavy releases, confirming the Nov. 20 arrival of the all-star band’s sophomore album, "Reluctant Hero" (Nuclear Blast Records). Killer Be Killed is an American heavy metal supergroup founded by The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato and Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy and ex- Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera in early 2011. Live Footage. Greg and Max started talking about a possible collaboration at the 2009 benefit show organized by Deftones in Los Angeles, to raise money for Chi Cheng's medical bills. Metal supergroup Killer Be Killed are back with a vengeance with their follow up sophomore album “Reluctant Hero”. "[12] In a 2016 Facebook update Koller announced there is "whispers in the dark of a new Killer Be Killed album". Killer Be Killed’s 2014 self-titled debut album was one of those extremely rare instances where a supergroup did manage to live up to the sum of its parts. (Demos were recorded with the same drum machine and four-track Max used working on Chaos A.D.) Puciato recruited Troy into the new band and by 2013, … :) [6] Converge bassist Nate Newton was originally eyed to be included in the project, but was unable to join, so Cavalera reached out to Sanders instead. 8. 11. The result of … Reluctant Hero out now via Nuclear Blast Records. [17] In a press release, Puciato characterizes the style, "It's a bit of Sabbath-y doom, a bit of thrash, a bit of hardcore and punk" continuing, "Of any of our bands, it sounds the furthest away from mine...",[18] whereas critics have described the band's sound as a progressive form of groove metal, incorporating elements of melodic metalcore, hardcore punk, crossover thrash and progressive rock. 8. We're several months deep into pandemic lockdown when Revolver checks in with Greg Puciato. Details, 2015-05-12 09:30 - KILLER BE KILLED have released drum cam footage of their new drummer Ben Koller slaying the track 'Wings Of Feather And Wax' live! They decided to put their plan into action during Soulfly's "Omen" album sessions, when Greg sang as a guest vocalist. [9], In October 2013, the band revealed Killer Be Killed as their name and announced that their first album would be released through Nuclear Blast. Killer Be Killed is an American supergroup founded by The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato and Soulfly/ex-Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera in early 2011. KILLER BE KILLED. Killer Be Killed Live Up to Their Supergroup Pedigree with 'Reluctant Hero' By Max Heilman. Killer Be Killed began when Max and Greg first got together for a 72-hour writing session in the Arizona desert. Live as if you might never die High standing on the doorway Burnout suffering All chasing wisdom Bleed, flowing ever free Oh I thought I was clear that we would never coincide You chose to gamble but I'm free to choose my side Spiritual belief, an obsession To desecrate your body, mind and soul The punishment of your transgressions Latest Killer Be Killed Live Footage. Congratulations! ", "Max Cavalera Wants To Do Another KILLER BE KILLED (MASTODON, CONVERGE, Etc.) We were accepted with such open arms, it just blew us away…” Troy Sanders/Killer Be Killed LIVE in Australia 2015. 2020-11-20 16:00 - KILLER BE KILLED, who released their critically-acclaimed sophomore album, "Reluctant Hero", today via Nuclear Blast Records, have also unveiled an animated video. Find tour dates and live music events for all your favorite bands and artists in your city. [1] In March 2014, an announcement confirmed that the band's debut album would be self-titled, Killer Be Killed, and would be released on May 13, 2014. Killer Be Killed official tracks "Wings of Feather and Wax" and "Face Down." This Is What It Looks Like To Drum For KILLER BE KILLED. THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From KILLER BE KILLED, IRON MAIDEN, and More Out Today – 11/20. KILLER BE KILLED - 'Snakes of Jehovah' ... KILLER BE KILLED – official 'Wings Of ... KILLER BE KILLED – world chart positions ... KILLER BE KILLED – self-titled debut album... Tel. 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Before jumping ahead, let’s fill the newbies in. 3. Pre-save, listen and download on all digital platforms: http://nblast.de/KBKReluctantHero. Inner Calm From Outer Storms 5. Enjoy. Details, 2020-11-06 16:00 - KILLER BE KILLED have debuted a third single from the eagerly-awaited collection: 'Inner Calm From Outer Storms'! 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