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Why hasn't this thread been started?? ? Lol. For those of you not familiar with Peter (shame on you, lol j/k), he was the singer/song-writer/bassist for the band Type O Negative. To me he was a poet, lyrical genius, and amazing musician. He also had a great sense of humor. Absolute legend. Some videos:

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On 7/31/2020 at 4:37 PM, lia_kat15 said:

Why hasn't this thread been started?? ? Lol. For those of you not familiar with Peter (shame on you, lol j/k), he was the singer/song-writer/bassist for the band Type O Negative. To me he was a poet, lyrical genius, and amazing musician. He also had a great sense of humor. Absolute legend. Some videos:

Stay Negative x

Haha I love those old interviews with Pete were his dry, sarcasm made the interviewer very confused or unsure if he were joking or not (he was almost always joking). While I enjoy the more "goth romantic" turn TON took on October Rust I think my favorite albums are the raw, emotionally visceral first two albums. Like, damn, who hurt you? Also, I think Carnivore was a lot of fun!

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I tried getting into Type O Negative, but this kid I knew named Lord-Alva (swear to god that was his name) ruined TON for me (and Acid Bath) because that's like all he used to listen to and I'd be wanting to listen to Emperor or Tiamat or something when we'd be smoking weed and he'd shut my CDs off and put on either TON or Acid Bath and that used to really get under my skin because the motherfucker didn't listen to any other bands.

Lord-Alva was a weird motherfucker. He was a closet-case, but in a really creepy way where all he would ever talk about was how "disgusting" homosexuality was, then he'd get stoned and try to kiss you "as a joke" because "it's not like I'm some kind of a QUEER or nothin', it's just a joke!" and he'd give these hour long sermons on the "evils" of homosexuality and have a boner like the entire time.

Eventually he tried kissing me in the woods after we got stoned one time, while he was forcing me to listen to Type O Negative and ranting about how "Peter Steele doesn't approve of gay shit either!" and I just got sick of it and stopped hanging out with him. Also, he was literally addicted to marijuana and had no problem ripping off his own family members to get his hands on it, or making his supposed best friend (who later turned out to be a pedophile who did time for 1500+ counts of child pornography) take the fall for him when he was carrying pot around with him because "My dad won't bail me out of jail and they'll make me suck dick in there!"

Despite all of this, I had a Type O Negative shirt back in high school and liked a couple of their songs. I think I had the album Life is Killing Me and I remember liking it, but Lord-Alva ruined them for me after high school. My best friend and I did have an inside joke whenever we were going to score with a girl though: We would say to each other "Wrap it before you tap it, and remember... we were electrocute" because we thought that was the funniest song title when we were kids for some reason.

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