Peter Steele

Peter Steele (Musician, Singer, and Songwriter), born on January 4, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Peter Steele's age 56 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Capricorn, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Peter Steele?

Peter Steele Bio

  • Birth Name:Peter Steele
  • First Name: Peter
  • Last Name: Steele
  • Age: 56 years (at death)
  • Died: April 14, 2010 (48 years)
  • Birth Date: January 4, 1962
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Peter Steele Height

    6 ft 9 in (203 cm/)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)6 ft 9 in
    Height (in Centimeters)203 cm
    Height (in Meters)
    Weight (in Kilograms)110 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)243 lbs

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    Peter Steele FAQs

    What happened to Type O Negative singer?

    Peter Steele, the deep-voiced singer, songwriter and bassist for Brooklyn’s goth-metal outfit Type O Negative, has passed away at the age of 48. In an e-mail to CBS News, the band’s manager Mike Renault confirmed Steele’s death, writing “Peter passed away last night. As of now it appears to have been heart failure.

    Did Peter Steele have Type O Negative blood?

    As the frontman for Type O Negative, Steele was known for his vampiric appearance, 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) stature, rich bass vocals, and a dark, often self-deprecating sense of humor.

    How did Type O Negative get their name?

    When New York crossover band Carnivore broke up in 1987, vocalist-bassist Peter Steele joined forces with childhood friend and keyboardist Josh Silver and formed the short-lived Fallout, then with the addition of guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Sal Abruscato, Repulsion, which changed their name to Type O Negative.

    Is Type O Negative Goth?

    Type O Negative was an American gothic metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York City in 1989 by Peter Steele (lead vocals, bass), Kenny Hickey (guitar, co-lead vocals), Josh Silver (keyboards, backing vocals), and Sal Abruscato (drums, percussion), who was later replaced by Johnny Kelly.

    Petrus Thomas Ratajczyk, better known by his stage name Peter Steele, was the lead singer, bassist and composer for the gothic metal band Type O Negative. Before forming Type O Negative, he had created the metal group Fallout and the thrash band Carnivore. As the frontman for Type O Negative, Steele was known for his vampiric affect, towering stature, rich bass-baritone vocals and a dark, often self-deprecating sense of humor. “His lyrics were often intensely personal, dealing with subjects including love, loss and addiction.” Steele credited Black Sabbath and The Beatles as his key musical influences. Steele was born in Red Hook, Brooklyn into a Roman Catholic family and attended Edward R. Murrow High School located in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn. His father was of Russian and Polish descent and his mother of Scottish-Irish, Norwegian, and Icelandic descent. He was raised in the Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Steele was the youngest of six children, with five older sisters. His father fought in World War II and later worked at a shipyard. Steele started taking guitar lessons at age 12, moving on to bass six months later.

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