Pete Steele Passes
April 15, 2010 at 3:54 PM (PT)
TYPE O NEGATIVE lead singer and bassist PETE STEELE died YESTERDAY at the age of 48. STEELE, whose given name was PETRUS T. RATAJCZYK, was born in BROOKLYN, NY and had stints in both CARNIVORE and FALLOUT, which later morphed into TYPE O NEGATIVE.
Although reports are not confirmed, it has been reported that STEELE had been ill for days and the cause of death may have been heart failure.