Peter STEELE – R.I.P.

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E’ morto il 14 aprile a 48 anni probabilmente per una malattia cardiaca. Petrus T. Ratajczyk (questo il nome all’anagrafe) era nato a Brooklyn nel 1962, con chiare origini dell’est europeo, ancora teenager forma i Fallout per poi entrare nei Carnivore. Nel 1990 la fondazione dei Type O’Negative con sette album all’attivo, l’ultimo dei quali rimane ‘Dead Again’ del 2007. A confermare la notizia del decesso è stato il compagno di sempre (nonchè tastierista dei TON) John Silver.

La label SPV: “It’s with great sadness that we give our condolences to the family and friends of Peter Steele. He died on April 14th, 2010. With his bands CARNIVORE and TYPE O NEGATIVE he achieved cult status and was loved by fans around the world. The last releases he did with TYPE O NEGATIVE were the DVD Symphony For The Devil and the studio album Dead Again. SPV/Steamhammer proudly released both products worldwide, which will now — very unfortunately — be the end of his recording legacy. The world has lost a charismatic frontman and a very talented person. Our condolences go to Peter’s family, friends and the members of his bands”.