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The band Pestilence was founded in 1986. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Enschede. Generally, music journalists would define Pestilence’s style within the genre/s of jazz fusion, technical death metal, heavy metal, death metal, thrash metal, avant-garde metal, and other rock music.
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Pestilence genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Pestilence. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of jazz fusion, technical death metal, heavy metal, death metal, thrash metal, avant-garde metal, and other rock music.