Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli of the resurrected late ’80s/early ’90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "Recently, bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling (NUFUTIC, OBSCURA) and drummer Yuma van Eekelen (EXIVIOUS, THE NEW DOMINION) have decided to work more intensively on their main projects. Therefore, bassist Stephan Fimmers (NECROPHAGIST) and drummer Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, VITAL REMAINS, HATE ETERNAL) will join PESTILENCE for the upcoming new album ‘Obsideo’ and live performances. "
Stephan Fimmer gave the following statement: "I’m looking forward to be part of a great, new Pestilence album – ‘Obsideo’ – I’m sure that the upcoming album is gonna blast!! It’s great to join the band and play with these awesome musicians."
Patrick Mameli would like to thank Jeroen Paul Thesseling and Yuma van Eekelen for their hard work and great musicianship on the ‘Doctrine’ album and live shows and we (Patrick Mameli and Patrick Uterwijk) wish them both good luck in the future with their projects.
PESTILENCE 2012 is:
Patrick Mameli – Guitar/Vocals
Patrick Uterwijk – Guitar
Stephan Fimmers – Bass
Tim Yeung – Drums