Peter Steele’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 4, 1962

Death Date

April 14, 2010

Age of Death

48 years

Cause of Death

Aortic Aneurysm


Metal Singer

The metal singer Peter Steele died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer and bassist for the goth and metal band Type O Negative who died of heart failure in 2010.

His father was a World War II veteran of Russian and Polish descent. Peter was the youngest of six children and the only boy among them.



“I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it’s motivational. I like old heavy metal when I’m outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me.” (Peter Steele)


“I don’t know what to say to that, but I have to agree with Johnny that, yeah, we do touch upon things that most men would rather not admit: That we feel pain, we cry, get sad and sometimes don’t deal well with disappointment.” (Peter Steele)


“Instead of slashing my wrists, I just write a bunch of really crummy songs.” (Peter Steele)


“As far as humor goes, I’ve always been a very insecure person and I’ve always wanted to be liked.” (Peter Steele)


“If they weren’t laughing with me, okay; if they want to laugh at me it’s better than nothing.” (Peter Steele)