The Rumored Demise of Peter Steele

The internet is exploding with questions, rumors and reports about the death of Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele. In 2005 a similar rumor that Steele had died spread widely before it was found to be untrue.

At this time there is no official conformation of the death by the band or the family. But TV VJ Juliya Chernetsky has announced via her Twitter feed that Steele died of heart failure. Chernetsky said she “spoke to Kenny,” which is presumably Type O guitarist Kenny Hickey.

Revolver magazine’s editor-in-chief Brandon Geist has also tweeted about the possible loss:

Juliya Chernetsky’s tweets after the jump:

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