Max Cavalera and Greg Puciato on the formation of Killer Be Killed

The metal and hardcore punk supergroup of Greg Puciato (Dillinger Escape Plan), Max Cavalera (Soulfly/Sepultura), Dave Elitch (The Mars Volta) and Troy Sanders (Mastodon) are releasing their debut album next month and it's fair to say we're excited. Just look at the names involved! But how did four men from different corners of metal come together for a record? Greg and Max reveal all...

The band’s self-titled album is out 13 May via Nuclear Blast. You can pre-order it here.

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.