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Type O Negative Frontman Peter Steele Passes Away

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Peter Steele, the lead singer for Type O Negative and a true icon and enigma, has reportedly died of heart failure at the age of 48. As of 4:00 am, fellow bandmate Kenny Hickey has confirmed initial rumors of his passing. Despite a similar rumor in 2005, it appears the reports of his passing are true. His work with Type O Negative was groundbreaking and a large influence on other various genres of metal, especially doom metal. As the song goes, "Everything Dies" but know that the music lives on...

UPDATE: Blabbermouth.net also reports that Type O Negative keyboardist Josh Silver has confirmed Peter Steele's death.

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1. DeathCrush writes:

RIP Peter Steele; funny how Dasher and I were just talking around eight hours before your untimely death about how funny you are and how great of an interviewer you are. I have every single one of the Type O Negative Records. I never had the chance to personally meet you or interview you, but I say this and speak from every MU member that you will be missed...

RIP Peter Steele

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Cynic writes:

Peter no... are you 100 this is true? You should wait for a reliable source before you post stuff like this man... Peter is my hero I don't even know what to say if it's true.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. DeathCrush writes:

^ I'm afraid this looks true

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. weasel321 writes:

WOW!! RIP. Sad day and a young age.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Unbelievable. I hadn't heard much Type O Negative but I loved what I heard. Same with Carnivore. I was really looking forward to seeing Type O one day. R.I.P. big fella.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 6:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ScumofSociety writes:

WTF!!! I can't believe this. R.I.P Pete

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 6:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. wilco writes:

dammjust woke up turn my machine on to read metal news
the day begins sad rip brother

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 6:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Genocide writes:

A true legend! "...searching for something which can't be found, but I'm hoping..." Words that used to describe me. Then I found Type O Negative. In honor of a great frontman, bass player, and songwriter; I will be playing Type O all day! And probably all week! Rest in peace Mr.Steele.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Debra writes:

A tremendous loss but what a fantastic musician opening new musical grounds. Will always be a mentor in my musical creations.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. acacia writes:

hmm cant seem to find anything about this anywhere else

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Keith Caputo writes:

ebanutsa... :(((

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. nigel tan writes:

true legend!
rip.;(

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 7:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. brandedcfh420 writes:

May the godfather of doom metal R.I.P.!!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. MetalBro4Life writes:

Funny, I always thought he would outlive me! Anyway, when I met him at the Nokia show last year in NY he was surprisingly very polite and cool, had a very sly humor and quick wit. Today I will be listening to the entire Type O Negative discography in his honor. Thanks, big guy, for the music.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Jennifer Furlo writes:

There will never be another like him. His music has touched my life in so many ways. What a terrible loss.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Andrea writes:

WHat terrible news... What a loss....

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. the messenger writes:

very sad indeed..........

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. bekah writes:

WoW!! wtf?? This is horrible news! I've been a type o fan since i was a teenager. What a major lose to the metal biz and music comunity. i'm stunned, don't know what to think.....

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. MTLNURSE writes:

It was in the mid 90's that I heard Bloody Kisses and became an instant fan. Peter Steele was a great influence and made some great music. Never had the oppertunity to see them. Peter RIP

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Johan Jacobsen writes:

espite a message on the band's official web site that seems to suggest otherwise, TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele HAS NOT DIED.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Tórhallur jacobsen writes:

no one knows that he is deat or alive, hope its a joke . :'(

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. zMETALlica writes:

sh** i thought he was immortal?! seriously though... i thought this was a late april fools lol.

but yeah this sucks, i'm glad i was able to see him perform and he is just too young to die :( RIP.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. strogg writes:

noooooooooooooooooooo

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. batmanzlegacy writes:

when i saw the message i thought to my self its not April fools is it? wtf man! though ive only listened to Type O for about 6 or 7 years ive loved every minute of it. RIP dude !,,!.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Tom_Himself writes:

I was just saying to Oz...Type O Negative were the headliners of the very first concert I ever went to, at the Astoria in London. They were supported by Static-X and Coal Chamber - this concert had a profound impact on me, and helped shape me into the man I am today.

I played my favourite Type O song, "My Girlfriend's Girlfriend" on the show last night, and was unaware of his passing, or it would have been a tribute. I only just found out about it.

We at The Nightshift Rock Show offer our sympathies to the band and Pete's family at this time. Truly one of the great frontmen of our time.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. THRASH T'ILL DEATH writes:

Man im very sadnd now love Type O Negative RIP Peter much love to the band and his family and we will never forgit him

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. shauna sometimes writes:

wow this is soo sad-ive gotten the chance to see him perform and its still shocking to believe hes gone!!!R.i.P. Pete, you will be dearly missed!!!xoxox

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. metalrox555 writes:

I've never really been a big fan of them but this is really sad. He died way too young and my thoughts go out to his family during this tough time for them.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Philgr writes:

Wow that sucks. RIP.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Armageddon writes:

NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NONONO!!!!!! no f***ing way, sh** f*** damn! Goddammnitt!! Godf***ingdamnitt....

Rock in Peace Pete
it surely must be Halloween in Heaven now

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. PuckettJp2 writes:

NOOOOOOO <;X(

WHY??!!!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Blindgreed1 writes:

DeathCrush: Has this been confirmed as being true or false yet? Man I hope this isn't true. Damned shame if it is true.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. WOLF7 writes:

Oh man. This is really sad news.

I was hoping Type O Negative to return as it seemed Peter was 100% back together again. So weird. I just read an old interview with Peter and Kenney from '96 which I had never read before (as I frankly didn't care for Type O back then).
The influence of this band was huge. I wonder if we had Rammstein or half of the entire nu-metal movement if it wasn't for them (or to be more specific, guitar players tuning down to C and B)

Rest In Peace, Sir.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Diamond Oz writes:

It seems to be true Blind, what with other bands and labels commenting on the situation too.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. grim writes:

goddamn RIP Pete.
time to drink some beers in remembrance and blast some music from one of the true great men that has be a positive for the metal cause.
he will be missed

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Blindgreed1 writes:

Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck... I'm in a tail spin now. Fvcking Peter was a one of a kind voice and talented as hell. Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. WOLF7 writes:

BG1, fully agreed man. More charismatic and talented guy than he's ever given credit for.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. DeathCrush writes:

If this is a joke, many bands and organizations have gone through a lot of trouble to perpetuate it... I'm 99.99 percent sure that this is no joke:

RIP Peter Steele... You and your exceptional bass voice will be immensely missed

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Hagalaz writes:

A very sad day for me... RIP Pete.

@Wolf7: please, don't blame Type O for Rammstein and the rest of mallcore.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Psycho09 writes:

R.I.P Peter.
You will be missed. Im still in shock. I envy you for being dead. Hope you reach some of us and tell us what's it like down there.

" Between birth and death, every breath regrets.
I pity all living, envy for the dead"

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. WOLF7 writes:

Hagalaz, Ok mate. Point taken. My point was that he was doing some stuff years before loads of bands jumped on it, with better or worse results.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Armageddon writes:

I'm with you blind i cannot comprehend this, Goddamnitt Pete why did you have to leave us

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Riku writes:

why he was young a sad day in metale history R.I.P. petrer steel may you rest in peace

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Blindgreed1 writes:

Wolf: I took what you wrote to be complimentary towards Peter's legacy, but I guess people are just touchy right now. Fuuuuuuuuuuuck!!!...

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. pinto_beans writes:

F**k man, no!! I can't f**king believe it.....Peter had such a gifted and unbelievable talent quality to him. Gonna miss that booming voice of his. R.I.P. Peter!

Also I don't know if this is not the right time to ask since it may be too soon, but has there been any word on Peter's ex-gf, (who is discussed in a lot of T-O-N songs) on saying about this news?

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 12:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. spiral_architect writes:

R.I.P. peter steele! you are a doom metal legend!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 12:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. Mikey 88 writes:

Never really a fan of TON but Peter Steele was an innovator and did a lot for metal music. For that I thank him and respect him! R.I.P. Peter

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 12:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. Rob writes:

f***ing Bullsh**

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 12:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. sepultura1987 writes:

RIP Peter Steele
Party it up with Dime & Vitek

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Natsquatch writes:

Well goddamn, that's a shame.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 1:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. Countess......... writes:

RIP, my dear!
I'll always remember you!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 1:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. Rychemn writes:

Was lucky enough to see them open up for Queensryche on the "Promised Land" tour.......great band!!!! This is really very sad news, my heart goes out to all family and friends......R.I.P..........\M/ \M/....

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 1:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Sad Day73 writes:

I just don't wanna beleive it. I thought 'Dead Again' was a fantastic album. A great songwriter and a great frontman. I shall be drinking to your memory tonight. RIP be guy!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 1:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. cementhed writes:

Damnnnn that sux!! :0(
Glad I saw them the few times I was able to and got some good backstage pix with him. This sux!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 2:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. METAL213 writes:

What a sad day for music. Peter was so unique and charismatic as a frontman, singer, and lyricist. I'll be listening to Bloody Kisses and October Rust today for sure. I passed up an opportunity to see them with Hatebreed 2 years ago, which now I completely regret. I wish the best to Johnny Kelly, Kenny Hickey, and Josh Silver. R.I.P. Peter Steele

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. deathfreak writes:

This is horrible! I just saw them last fall They where f***ing great. Im going to miss you man I really dont know what else to say. :(,,,,,

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 3:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. blackspatter writes:

this is another dark day in metal. its sad to know that someone you have been listening to almost your whole life is dead. this morning i was wondering if it was true but the truth was real. i hope that you finally find peace Peter Steele, rip.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 4:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. Cynic writes:

Man, ok I've regrouped. Peter Steele is pretty much the reason I started writing music. I can't even say how much his music means to me. Everything I watched about the guy shows how funny and amazing he was, I hope he has found peace from all the turmoil he had in his life now. See ya later Pete.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. metal masses writes:

CNN confirmed his death. as well as CBS News...

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 4:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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60. ThrashattheHeart writes:

Rest in peace man

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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61. ghostofwar writes:

Heart failure? isnt that what they said about the rev from a7x. sounds like another cocaine overdose to me.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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62. Chazz writes:

R.I.P. Peter, we'll miss you, man!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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63. jimmy j. writes:

This is very sad news. R.I.P. Bro. You were truely an icon.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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64. metalfan653 writes:

Wow at 48? This sucks. Type O Negative is awesome... RIP.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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65. pstevo123 writes:

Rest In Peace Peter Steele you will be missed by many, may your music live on

NP: Type O Negative - I Don't Wanna Be Me

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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66. hellrat writes:

ah come on!!!! what the fvck????

fvcking terrible news

let the legend live on....RIP it up man

goddamnit!!

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 5:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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67. hsoj writes:

sh** :( i'm going to stay in and drink red wine all day

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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68. u_f_in_tool writes:

I cannot believe peter has died I am truly stunned, my jaw dropped when i saw this article. Many beers and shots tomorrow night in honor! R.I.P

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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69. utoad9 writes:

Peter was a true icon....an original voice in a sea of clones. He will be missed. Thanks for the music dude. R.I.P.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 8:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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70. MetalBro4Life writes:

I think that Kenny Hickey and Johnny Kelly creating Seventh Void was a good idea. Even if the music is mediocre, at least they're not unemployed!


Peter Steele Tribute Page - Enjoy!

http://metallikris.blogspot.com/2010/04/remembering-peter-steele.html

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 9:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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71. xsrg13 writes:

RIP

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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72. n0thinghead writes:

wow... not even being a fan of their music, and yet i still feel so sadden by this news. i did respect the hell outta the band and his most importantly. i truly hope that he's in a better place. obviously, i mean hell, kuz heaven isn't gonna allow any loud volumed metal be played. may he rlly rest in peace.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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73. Damaged writes:

Tragic Loss For the Metal Community .. Carnivore will live forever in this Metal Heart..

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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74. Greyback writes:

R.I.P. Pete. Your music lives on.

# Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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75. OlafBerzerker writes:

RIP

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 12:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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76. Hollow writes:

I don't know what post #20 is talking about. Peter's death has been confirmed on Type O Negative's website.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 1:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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77. RTB writes:

Ya agreed VPNH....wasnt a fan either but he was a big part of the metal community, and passed so young....thats too bad...

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 3:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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78. WessamuniFonseka writes:

Rest in peace good sir

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 3:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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79. typeofgod writes:

I bought Bloody Kisses in 94 when I was 14. Type o has been my favorite band ever since. Truly a tragic loss of a great person and talented musician. It takes a lot to make me feel they way I do at the moment. Truly heartbroken

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 7:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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80. deathfreak writes:

:( Im really p***ed off i did not get to see them a second time. We have lost one of the best vocalist the metal comunity has ever had. We will all never forget what you have done. :( It also looks like the end of type o neg as well.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 9:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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81. Hammerheart writes:

Holy sh**. I was just listening to the "Bloody Kisses" album yesterday.

Peter Steele was the reason I started playing bass guitar. His tone was amazing, and his vocals were just out-of-this-world-fantastic.

RIP Pete, you will be truly missed. My condolences to his family, friends, and bandmates.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 12:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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82. Rubyred writes:

Much heartfelt condolences & Godly embrance to TYPE OF NEGATIVE Peter STEELE's Family and to his bandmates Kenny Hickey, Johnny Kelly and Josh Silver as their mourn the lost of their brother/bandmate Peter Steele. What a a major "shock" and "great lost" the Lead Vocalist/Frontman Bassist Peter Steele was/and will forever be "outersight"...'has some major lungs on him/beautiful heavy & unique "baritone" vocal range. Amazing person as are his bandmates/brothers in battle green music crime: he/loved "green" didn't he...'it is an eye catching color of "life & breath" may he always be surrounded by it's many heavily colors as the legendary Iconic "September Sun" musician/writter PETER STEELE's Masterful-handsome Spirit grooves and rest with the other music legendary Icon Spirits in the Sky.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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83. RememberMetal? writes:

I listened to an absurd amount of Type O last night with a fellow fan when I got the news.

Bloody Kisses and (the perfect) October Rust are classic. With Rust being in my top 20 ever. Classic act. Classic front-man. Steele will be missed tremendously.

Now Playing: Type O Negative - "My Girlfriend's Girlfriend"

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 2:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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84. Peter Parker writes:

A true inovator of the genre. Rest in peace, Peter. Now you can jam with Vitek, Cliff, Dime, Chuck, Layne and all the rest who left us too soon. I tip my bottle to you all.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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85. Crushem writes:

F*ck. I'm truly saddened at the loss of this great frontman. Peter, you were the f*ckin man, and will be sorely missed. Horns to you, Tye O Negative, and your friends and family. Rest easy, man.

# Apr 16, 2010 @ 7:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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86. warboar 19876 writes:

not a type 0 fan but carnivore is a sick f***in band RIP

# Apr 17, 2010 @ 9:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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87. ZombieDust writes:

It's a shame a Brother in Metal Arms passes on but things like this happen; R.I.P Peter

# Apr 17, 2010 @ 1:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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88. Chewy writes:

WTF!? I can't believe it! I feel so sad. Mr Steele is a great artist! I hadn't heard about them in a long time... and I find this terrible news? f***in' sh**ty! Rest in peace, Peter Steele, your awesome music will prevail for ages.

# Apr 17, 2010 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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89. Owen writes:

Pete, we are going to miss you, man. I never the less want to thank you for your music. R.I.P. and have fun jamming with John Lennon, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, Bon Scott, Kurt Cobain, Cliff Burton, Frank Zappa, John Bonham, Dimebag and many dead legends.

# Apr 17, 2010 @ 2:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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90. Mr. Cyanide writes:

NOOOOOOOO! R.I.P.

# Apr 17, 2010 @ 3:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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91. item_412 writes:

eto pizdec =((

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 2:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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92. Fuzzypig writes:

Truly sad. Been a big Type'O fan since '95. After 11 years of metal I was getting utterly sick and tired of trite mid 90's metal back in '95 and it was only discovering Panterra and Type'O that revived my faith that metal still had a future, it could still live on.

I think those classics and their dark humour will now have a certain, extra-special meaning.

Take it easy old son, catch you on the flip-side!

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 8:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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93. XxSorrowxX writes:

dude that sux! there will never be another like him!

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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94. Piece of Shit writes:

Damn this sucks, R.I.P. Pete.

# Apr 19, 2010 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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95. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Poor Pete......rest in peace, you did a lot for metal.

# Apr 21, 2010 @ 9:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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96. lonewolf83 writes:

R.I.P. Pete. I wish i would have said something to you when you shook my hand, instead of standing there speechless. Type O Negatives music has been the soundtrack to my life since 99'. The good times, the bad times and the blurry times. As you say at the end of "I know your f***ing someone Else"- THanks for the memories.

# Apr 21, 2010 @ 5:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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97. MUERTE writes:

Its sad and hard too believe,one of grates musician like PETER STEELE passaway we goin to remenber you for eternity old friend, Doom metal forever.

# Apr 21, 2010 @ 10:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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98. wildthing writes:

r.i.p. peter

# Apr 26, 2010 @ 4:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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99. Valentine_no_more writes:

Farewell...

# Apr 27, 2010 @ 2:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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100. Blindgreed1 writes:

100... RIP Pete.

# Apr 27, 2010 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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101. xDecapitation writes:

I'm sure he can rest in peace knowing he will be remembered for years to come. The music will live on, but everything dies...

RIP

# Apr 28, 2010 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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102. XxSorrowxX writes:

dude this is such a horrific loss! :(

# Apr 29, 2010 @ 12:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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103. decapitator94 writes:

f***!!! at 48 y o? i cant f***ing believe this!

# May 1, 2010 @ 8:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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104. godofanger13 writes:

this is crazy my brother just passed on april 27th and now this what the f*** god why cant you take people who deserve to die my bro and i were huge fans of type o at least i know hes in heaven with alot of awesome people

R.I.P Brandon + R.I.P Peter... ill see youll soon!

# May 1, 2010 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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105. poop writes:

the only guy i knew who could play bass (or at least tried)with a wine bottle, or maybe it was a whiskey bottle i cant really remember for sure but it made an awesome show
r.i.p. pete

# May 2, 2010 @ 2:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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106. DeathCrush writes:

I'm upset because I never got to see Type O negative live.... I always wanted to meet Peter Steele and see how tall his is in person!

I'm sure though he is laughing at us all beyond the grave for making such a big deal out of his death though (knowing him)

# May 4, 2010 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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107. aga-agnes writes:

Peter Steele Ratajczyk:After my mother passed away last year and a couple of other things happened, I pretty much got back to my faith. I was born Roman Catholic. Believe it or not, I go tot church on Sunday and I do read the Bible. But I don’t read it as a how to live your life book. I read it as if I have a question I can open any page. If you’re open minded you will get the answer from a passage. And you will get a different answer if you read the same passage but it will still be just as worthy. ““I went to confession for the first time in 30 years. And the priest was very happy that I had come back to church and stuff. I didn’t go into each and every sin otherwise he would have to take two weeks vacation (laughs). I said ‘Father I did wrong and I want o apologize to God for my behavior and I’m going to try for it to not happen again.’ It’s better to pay in this life then in the afterlife. "I have pretty much been instructed to say three things: One is that God will not be the man let the man be the man. That abortion is the killer of angels and I am guilty of that myself. And that peace on earth shall not come until this state of design has been converted to Christianity. And that you are going to f***in pay for what you say and that’s your ticket to death so. . ." "My mother always told me if I really didn’t wan to do something, if I was really tired, but if I had helped someone and I really went out of my way for them but I asked nothing for it, that I should donate my energy to the souls in purgatory—meaning that to give my goodness to those who are trapped. This is purgatory/limbo. This is a very Catholic thing that very few people really understand." “Ever since I have come back to my faith, such incredibly strange things have been happening. Ten times a day if I ask God for a sign, through numbers and letters I will get it. I believe that God speaks to everyone in a way that only that person can understand, but I have been enlightened…

# May 4, 2010 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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108. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^Thanks for the "not so word for word" interview that everyone has seen on youtube by now. Not sure how we could have "gotten along" without it.

# May 4, 2010 @ 6:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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