PESTILENCE announces split with bass player Joost van der Graaf
Dutch progressive death metal band PESTILENCE announces the comng split with bass player Joost van der Graaf. Van der Graaf has been playing with the band for the last 3,5 years and he recorded the band’s latest effort ‘Exitivm‘ (out in 2021 on Agonia Records). He was previously a member of I Chaos, Dew Scented, Creepmime and Sinister. The reason given for his departure is the fact he wants to spend more time with his family.
PESTILENCE’s last album ‘Exitivm’ was released on June 25th in 2021 on Agonia Records. The album marked a return to a full Dutch line-up, having previously worked with members from all over the world. Lead singer/guitarist *founder and band leader Patrick Mameli is the only original member of the band.
“Exitivm” track listing:
01. In Omnibvs (Intro)
02. Morbvs Propagationem
07. Dominatvi Svbmissa
08. Pericvlvm Externvm
12. Personatvs Mortem (Outro)
PESTILENCE “Exitivm” lineup:
Patrizio Mameli – vocals, lead guitars
Rvtger Van Noordenbvrg – lead guitars
Joost Van Der Graaf – bass
Michiel Van Der Plicht – drums