Type O Release Official Statement On Peter Steele
Type O Negative have released an official statement following the death on April 14 of band leader Peter Steele.
The statement says:
‘It is with great sadness that we inform you that Type O Negative frontman, bassist, and our band mate, Peter Steele, passed away last night of what appears to be heart failure.
‘Ironically Peter had been enjoying a long period of sobriety and improved health and was imminently due to begin writing and recording new music for our follow-up to Dead Again, released in 2007.
‘The official cause of death has yet to be determined pending autopsy results.
‘The funeral services will be private and memorial services will be announced at a future date.
‘We are truly saddened to lose our friend and appreciate the tremendous outpouring today from around the world.’