1986 to 2014
Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands
Dutch thrash/death metal band
Pestilence were a death metal band from the Netherlands founded in 1986. They are known for incorporating jazz and fusion elements into their music. After disbanding in order to pursue other musical directions in 1994, Pestilence reunited in 2008, and as of July 2014, the band is on a "permanent hold". To date, the band has released seven albums.