There is more than one band named Killers. (This is not "The Killers") 1. Killers is a heavy metal band founded in 1990 by heavy metal vocalist Paul Di'Anno (previously of Iron Maiden and Battlezone). Steve Hopgood, who previously played drums in Battlezone with Paul called him and said “Let’s get something together”. Paul was contacted and he flew over to New York where they formed a band along with Cliff Evans (guitar).