Pestilence call it quits
2014-07-09 by Voivod STAFF | 38 Comments

Patrick Mammelli, main man in the jazzy death metal outfit Pestilence, said that the band will be put on "permanent hold". From now on, Mammeli will concentrate on his new project, titled Necromorph.


In his own words:

As of now, Pestilence is no longer active in recording new material. As a matter of fact, it's on a permanent hold, as I want to concentrate fully on my new project Necromorph. The style will be more brutal, more crazy, more tech, more futuristic and more death. I'm pretty sure all my fans will dig this! Please don't be sad about Pestilence. We've been holding the Pest flag strong for 25 years and we feel it's now done. I thank all my fans for being there and supporting us all the way.

If there is any interest in Pestilence doing old school shows in the future, me and Patrick Uterwijk, will surely think about the options. I thanks all the Pestilence members since '86 for their musical talent and input.

HAILZ TO THE FANS, we all love you.

Now, let's give birth to NECROMORPH!!!!!!





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oltnabrick
July 9th 2014

30133 Comments


who?

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FiveLeavesLeft
Staff Reviewer
July 9th 2014

9674 Comments


NOOOOOOOOOOO

evilford
July 9th 2014

21188 Comments


lol the title of this article

I forgot they even existed after spheres

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BigPleb
July 9th 2014

34066 Comments


not made a good record for ages but still, meh.

rip hard.

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ResidentNihilist
July 9th 2014

967 Comments


i'm kind of glad tbh because the last few albums have been pretty bad

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
July 9th 2014

13500 Comments


For the best rip hard

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evilford
July 9th 2014

21188 Comments


no matter where they went later in life CONSVMING IMPVLSE is still top 5 dm

demigod!
July 9th 2014

43871 Comments


in my mind theyve been dead since 93

RIP

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 9th 2014

5915 Comments


I remember enjoying Testimony of the Ancients back in the day.

Resurrection Macabre was decent, don't know about the other two albums.

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Relinquished
July 9th 2014

24439 Comments


you don't want to know about those two albums

MO
July 9th 2014

18242 Comments


awww. for the best anyways but still

RIP hard

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Kusangii
July 9th 2014

269 Comments


Gonna jam Consuming Impulse in their honour m/

AdolfChrist
July 9th 2014

1720 Comments


i give zero shits. they havent made anything good since Testimony of the Ancients. maybe Spheres, i
havent really given that one a fair chance yet.

RiffOClock
July 9th 2014

984 Comments


they were still active? lol

InFlamesWeThrash666
July 9th 2014

922 Comments


Comsuming Impulse kicked ass. Rip hard

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emester
July 9th 2014

2012 Comments


Rip

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Feather
July 9th 2014

1088 Comments


its a band. its nop "resting in peace" anywhere.

Surtur
July 9th 2014

513 Comments


Shame. Every album before the reformation was infinitely better, but Obsideo was nowhere near as much of an abortion as Doctrine. Still haven't heard Resurrection Macabre but I don't know if I'll bother.

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AdolfChrist
July 9th 2014

1720 Comments


"its a band. its nop "resting in peace" anywhere."

thank you for showing us logic, how silly of us to think the band could rest in peace.

Mabbitt
July 9th 2014

1324 Comments


It's kind of a shame, because Pestilence were cool, but the reformation albums were kind of meh. It's better off this way.

New project sounds cool

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Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
July 9th 2014

18030 Comments


consuming impulse reunion tour 2015?

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Feather
July 9th 2014

1088 Comments


You are very welcome AdolfChrist. I also correct grammar.

TheNotrap
July 9th 2014

7981 Comments


Twisted Truth ftw. RIP

evilford
July 9th 2014

21188 Comments


oh damn what happened to pestilence call it a day

DikkoZinner
July 9th 2014

2693 Comments


Arguably 3 classic albums, not too shabby.

turnip90210
July 9th 2014

308 Comments


I actually got a semblance of a kick out of Doctrine, there were some nice moments that were slightly reminiscent of Spheres. But yeah, Spheres is where it's at.

evilford
July 9th 2014

21188 Comments


if "it" in "where it's at" = the end of pestilence, then yes

Mall
July 9th 2014

657 Comments


Their last album was really dreadful that's all I can say

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IWillReturn
July 9th 2014

377 Comments


Shit band. No care ever.

ReAnimator
July 9th 2014

296 Comments


Gonna jam Consuming Impulse in their honour m/ [2]

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turnip90210
July 9th 2014

308 Comments


"if "it" in "where it's at" = the end of pestilence, then yes"

more like Spheres being the only record I actually care about, and care about quite a bit :P

evilford
July 9th 2014

21188 Comments


you should check malleus maleficarum, consuming impulse and testimony of the ancients, they're all way better

Wizard
July 9th 2014

19215 Comments


Finally they figured out how shitty they've become!

Shit band. No care ever.

You must have only heard their recent stuff because they've written 3 albums of classics.


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Egarran
July 10th 2014

252 Comments


I had a tape with Consvming Impvlse on one side and Obituary's Cause of Death on the other. Yes, it was criminal.
I heard the shit out of that tape.

Iommianity
July 11th 2014

6 Comments


"more like Spheres being the only record I actually care about, and care about quite a bit :P"

I wouldn't go that far, I love all their old albums. Malleus is one of the most underrated, straight up relentless fucking thrash albums ever, Consuming Impulse brings the riffs, and Testimony of the Ancients is fucking awesome. But I agree with you about Spheres being my favourite. I can see why people shit on it, but if you dig fusion and weird shit like Voivod, it's an amazing album, and there's nothing that sounds like it.

someguest
July 11th 2014

20285 Comments


Man, just as I was diggin' all the locusts everywhere.

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evilford
July 11th 2014

21188 Comments


hehe

facupm
July 11th 2014

7109 Comments


didnt know they were active tbh

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