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Tag Archives: Peter Steele

Carnivore reforms as Carnivore A.D., first show announced

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Clearly, nothing and no one can or will ever replace the late Peter Steele who died in April 2010. The singer/bassist is most recognized as the mastermind behind the gothic metal band Type O Negative. However, he founded the Brooklyn based crossover thrash act Carnivore. Following the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Retaliation this […]

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Remember When: Peter Steele appeared on Jerry Springer AND Ricki Lake’s Daytime Talk Shows?

Posted by on April 17, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Album Anniversary: Type O Negative’s debut album turns 25

Posted by on June 16, 2016

When you speak about a band like Type O Negative, just about everyone will have an opinion of them, no matter what. That’s because Type O Negative was an immense contributor to a new wave of gothic metal by incorporating intense sounds borrowed from doom and thrash metal as a result of frontman Peter Steele’s […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Type O Negative songs

Posted by on April 14, 2014

It was four years ago today that Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele passed away due to sudden heart failure at the age of 48.  For a band whose imagery, lyrics and songs were full of a dark, gothic macabre sense of humor, hearing of Steele’s passing initially seemed like a joke played by the sardonic […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Bands and Songs Featuring Keyboardists

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. With yesterday’s passing of The Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek, it got us thinking about the most maligned instrument in metal: the keyboard. While synths and keyboards aren’t the core part of a stereotypical “metal” band, there are definitely a decent […]

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Peter Steele Would Have Turned 50 Today

Posted by on January 4, 2012

Today is the day that Type O Negative frontman/bassist Peter Steele would have turned 50. Had he been around to witness it, he’d likely have made a wry, sarcastic comment about it. It’s tragic and ironic that when he died on April 14, 2008 from heart failure, he’d been sober and healthy. Here’s an appropriate […]

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Fans Plant Tree In Brooklyn In Honor Of Peter Steele

Posted by on November 23, 2011

Most fans remember the late Peter Steele, who passed away over a year ago, as the voice of Type O Negative and Carnivore. However, many may not realize that the vocalist/bassist was a nature lover. In fact, Steele actually worked for the Parks Department as a supervisor before Type O Negative took off. And it’s […]

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Johnny Kelly Confirms That Type O Negative Are Finished

Posted by on July 14, 2011

In this week’s edition of DUH news: drummer Johnny Kelly confirmed in a new interview that it is “impossible to continue Type O Negative” without the late bassist/frontman Peter Steele.  Also impossible to continue: The Doors without Jim Morrison and the Wesley Willis Fiasco.

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Stream A Pale Horse Named Death’s Debut Album

Posted by on June 9, 2011

You’ve heard some of the album around the internet, but Metal Insider is proud to bring you a stream of A Pale Horse Named Death’s entire debut album, And Hell Will Follow Me. The album is the brainchild of Sal Abruscato, best known for drumming for Type O Negative and Life of Agony, but he […]

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Sal Abruscato Discusses A Pale Horse Named Death And Peter Steele’s Influence

Posted by on June 7, 2011

Sal Abruscato is best known for his work as a drummer with Type O Negative and Life Of Agony. Soon, though, the world will get to hear his new brainchild A Pale Horse Named Death, in which he stepped out from behind the kit to perform all the vocals and instruments for. The project’s debut […]

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