Looks like it’s not a hoax this time. He’s really dead. And yes, quite obviously, everything does die. Your art will be missed.
From his label:
“It’s with great sadness that we give our condolences to the family and friends of Peter Steele. He died on April 14th, 2010. With his bands Carnivore and Type O Negative he achieved cult status and was loved by fans around the world.”The last releases he did with Type O Negative were the DVD Symphony For The Devil and the studio album Dead Again. SPV/Steamhammer proudly released both products worldwide, which will now – very unfortunately – be the end of his recording legacy.“The world has lost a charismatic frontman and a very talented person.“Our condolences go to Peter`s family, friends and the members of his bands.“In Mourning… SPV / Steamhammer.”