Soulfly is a metal band formed in 1997 based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes including war, violence, aggression, slavery, hatred and anger. Soulfly is led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, who formed the band after he left the Brazilian group in 1996. The band has released nine studio albums, one tour EP, 19 singles, and one DVD video. Their debut album, Soulfly, was released on April 21, 1998, while their newest album, Savages, was released on September 30, 2013.