Consuming Impulse

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Consuming Impulse
Pestilence (band) - Consuming Impulse.jpg
Studio album by Pestilence
Released December 25, 1989
January 9, 1990 (Europe)
Recorded 1989 at Music Lab Berlin
Genre Death metal
Length 35:23
Label Roadrunner
Producer Harris Johns
Pestilence chronology
Malleus Maleficarum
(1988)Malleus Maleficarum1988
Consuming Impulse
Testimony of the Ancients
(1991)Testimony of the Ancients1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Consuming Impulse is the second album by the Dutch death metal band Pestilence. It received high regards from death metal fans as soon as it was released.

It was reissued along with Testimony of the Ancients on Roadrunner Records' Two from the Vault series.

The song "Out of the Body" was covered by fellow Netherlands melodic death metal band Callenish Circle as a bonus track for their 2003 release My Passion // Your Pain.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dehydrated" 3:08
2. "The Process of Suffocation" 2:41
3. "Suspended Animation" 3:28
4. "The Trauma" 3:20
5. "Chronic Infection" 3:57
6. "Out of the Body" 4:39
7. "Echoes of Death" 4:16
8. "Deify Thy Master" 4:53
9. "Proliferous Souls" 2:08
10. "Reduced to Ashes" 4:53
Total length: 35:23


  • Patrick Mameli - guitar, bass
  • Patrick Uterwijk - guitar
  • Martin van Drunen - vocals
  • Marco Foddis - drums