Dutch Thrash Metal Musical Groups: Pestilence, Dead Head, Thanatos, Mind Shelter, Portall, Legion of the Damned Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158374687

Published: June 21st 2010

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30 pages


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Dutch Thrash Metal Musical Groups: Pestilence, Dead Head, Thanatos, Mind Shelter, Portall, Legion of the Damned  by  Books LLC

Dutch Thrash Metal Musical Groups: Pestilence, Dead Head, Thanatos, Mind Shelter, Portall, Legion of the Damned by Books LLC
June 21st 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9781158374687 | 3.63 Mb

Chapters: Pestilence, Dead Head, Thanatos, Mind Shelter, Portall, Legion of the Damned. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can selectMoreChapters: Pestilence, Dead Head, Thanatos, Mind Shelter, Portall, Legion of the Damned. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Excerpt: Pestilence is a death metal band from the Netherlands founded in 1986. Later they incorporated more jazz and fusion elements into their music. After disbanding in order to pursue other musical directions in 1994, Pestilence has reunited in 2008. To date, the band has released five albums (a sixth one is currently in the works).

Pestilence started in the Netherlands in the mid 1986 as a thrash metal band. The lineup, consisting of Patrick Mameli (guitar, vocals), Randy Meinhard (guitar), and Marco Foddis (drums), recorded two demos before gaining the attention of Roadrunner Records. After the first demo, Martin van Drunen (bass, vocals) joined them.

These two demos - Dysentery (1987) and The Penance (1987) - are raw, sounding mostly like a cross between Possessed and Schizophrenia-era Sepultura. After signing with Roadrunner, Pestilence released their debut album, Malleus Maleficarum, in 1988, further refining their approach to thrash metal.

The new material was tighter and more focused than the demos. Shortly thereafter, guitarist Randy Meinhard left the band to pursue other musical goals in a new band named Sacrosanct. Meanwhile, Pestilence recruited a new guitar player, Patrick Uterwijk. In 1989, the band released their second album, Consuming Impulse, a turn toward to death metal. Musically, things became heavier and more haunting.

Vocally, Martin van Drunen moved away from cleaner vocals in favour of a more acidic growl. With its release, Pestilence gained international attention, and became highly regarded worldwide by death metal fans. But before a follow-up album was released, the lineup changed once again- vocalist and...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=85487



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