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Peter Steele

Peter Steele

Real/full name:
Petrus Thomas Ratajczyk
48 (born Jan 4th, 1962)
Apr 14th, 2010
Died of:
Meckel's diverticulum
Place of origin:
United States (Red Hook, New York)


Born in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York on January 4th, 1962, at 3:45 am, of Polish, Russian, Icelandic, Scottish and Irish descent, Peter 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 ...


Peter Steele was regarded as somewhat of a sexual icon in the music world during the band's rise to mainstream notoriety in the '90s. In addition to posing nude for Playgirl Magazine in 1995 (August issue), this temporary rise to fame has landed him appearances on The Jerry Springer Show in 1994 and The Ricki Lake Show in 1995. On both shows, he discussed the struggles of having to deal with his ...


As Lord Petrus Steele:
Vocals, Bass (1982-1987, 1996, 2006-2010)

1984 Nuclear Warriors (Demo) Vocals, Bass
1984 Carnivore (Single) Vocals, Bass
1985 Carnivore Vocals, Bass
1986 U.S.A. for U.S.A. (Demo) Vocals, Bass
1987 Retaliation Vocals, Bass (as "Peter")
1991 Retaliation / Carnivore (Compilation) Vocals, Bass


As Peter Ratajczyk:
Bass, Vocals (lead) (1979-1982)

1981 Rock Hard (Single) Bass, Vocals (lead)


Bass, Vocals (1990)

1990 None More Negative (Demo) Bass, Vocals

Roadrunner United

Vocals, Keyboards on 'Enemy of the State' (2005)

Type O Negative

Vocals (lead), Bass, Guitars (additional), Keyboards (additional) (1990-2010)

1991 Slow, Deep and Hard Vocals, Bass
1992 The Origin of the Feces (Not Live at Brighton Beach) Bass, Vocals
1993 Christian Woman (Single) Vocals, Bass
1993 Black No. 1 (Single) Vocals, Bass
1993 Bloody Kisses Vocals, Bass
1994 For When It Rains (Video) Vocals, Bass
1995 Summer Breeze (Single) Vocals, Bass
1996 My Girlfriend's Girlfriend (Single) Vocals, Bass
1996 In Praise of Bacchus (Single) Vocals, Bass
1996 Love You to Death (Single) Vocals, Bass
1996 October Rust Vocals, Bass
1997 Cinnamon Girl (Single) Vocals, Bass
1998 After Dark (Video) Vocals, Bass
1999 World Coming Down Vocals, Bass, Guitars, Keyboards, Preprogramming
1999 Everything Dies (Single) Vocals, Bass
2000 Everyone I Love Is Dead (Single) Vocals, Bass
2000 After Dark (Video) Bass, Guitars (additional), Keyboards (additional), Vocals, Programming
2003 Life Is Killing Me Vocals, Bass, Guitars, Keyboards
2006 Symphony for the Devil (The World of Type O Negative) (Video) Bass, Guitars (additional), Keyboards (additional), Vocals
2007 Profits of Doom (Single) Vocals, Bass, Guitars (additional)
2007 Dead Again Vocals, Bass, Guitars (additional), Keyboards
2008 September Sun (Single) Vocals, Bass, Guitars (additional)
2013 Highway Star (Split) Bass, Guitars (additional), Keyboards (additional), Vocals
(show all)


2002 Fight Vocals (track 3)
2002 Fight (Single) Vocals (lead)


2000 Iommi Vocals, Arrangements (track 8), Bass (track 8)


1986 Power and Pain Vocals (backing)
1998 Power and Pain + Ticket to Mayhem (Compilation) Vocals (backing)

Type O Negative

1991 Slow, Deep and Hard Art concept, Design
1992 The Origin of the Feces (Not Live at Brighton Beach) Producer, Arrangements, Design, Art Direction
1993 Black No. 1 (Single) Producer
1993 Christian Woman (Single) Producer
1993 Bloody Kisses Producer
1995 Summer Breeze (Single) Producer
1996 Love You to Death (Single) Producer
1996 In Praise of Bacchus (Single) Producer
1996 My Girlfriend's Girlfriend (Single) Producer
1996 October Rust Concept, Producer, Design
1997 Cinnamon Girl (Single) Producer
1999 World Coming Down Producer, Art misdirector
1999 Everything Dies (Single) Producer
2000 Everyone I Love Is Dead (Single) Producer
2000 The Least Worst of Type O Negative (Compilation) Producer
2003 Life Is Killing Me Producer, Mixing, Art Direction, Cover Design
2006 The Best of Type O Negative (Compilation) Producer
2007 Profits of Doom (Single) Producer
2007 Dead Again Producer, Art direction, Cover art (design)
2008 September Sun (Single) Producer
2011 None More Negative (Boxed set) Producer
(show all)
Added by: Cursarion Modified by: Storm of the Light's Bane
Added on: 2011-04-09 13:01:32 Last modified on: 2019-10-13 23:30:00
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