Peter Steele has died
Rumors have been circulating on the net for the last 2 hours about Type o Negative frontman Peter Steele being dead. The band faked Peter Steele's death in 2005 (click here) and there have been several other rumors before and after. Due to this, The Gauntlet held off on posting...until Mistress Juliya just tweeted the following:
"Peter Steele passed today. I loved my friend...our idol...my heart is with his band and family..." followed by "he passed of heart failure today. Just spoke to Kenny"
We still hope it is a rumor, hoax, or anything other than being true, but credible information is coming in to the contrary.
This will suck if true as my last Type-O show was with Hatebreed...not the way I want to remember them.
Will post more throughout the night as info comes down.
****UPDATE 9:18pm PST
Beginning to see tweet's from Peter Steeles friends and family, those who would know if this is rumor or not stating the singer has fallen.
****UPDATE 10:21pm PST@GateKeeperZuul just reported to us that the official Type O Negative forums have now been locked barring all members access from them.
****UPDATE 10:52pm PST Full Metal Jackie has just stated the passing of Peter Steele is confirmed....Anyone care to join me in raising a goblet of red wine in Peter Steele's honor?
*****UPDATE 6:00am PST The band's official website has posted the following: "The forums have been re-opened. Please play nice and expect statements from the band and family later today.
Thank you for your understanding and support."
*****UPDATE 10:00am PST Both the bands label and manager have confirmed Peter's death.
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Date: Apr 14, 2010
As Reported by: jason fisher
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