Type O Negative

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    A Pale Horse Named Death: Type O Negative Guitar Mixed With Too Much Perspective

    Is Sal Abruscato the Dave Grohl of NY metal? He was only 21 when Type O Negative, the band he helped form, put out their Roadrunner Records debut. He drummed with the NYC goth-metallers for three records and tour cycles before joining Life of Agony in 1993, staying until their 2011 demise. Then, muc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 1/13/14

    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

  • Voice Choices

    January 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Heavy Metal Yoga Is a Thing

    It's a Tuesday night and I am sitting on a yoga mat in the back of a former grocery store in Pittsburgh, spreading my legs as far as they can go. I reflexively turn to see how the woman next to me is managing her dragonfly pose when I realize I can barely see her. The room is lit only by two tin can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    The Top 20 New York Hardcore and Metal Albums of All Time

    New York has a very rich history of strong contributions to heavy music. While the NYHC pioneers get worshipped (and justly so), New York often gets overlooked in discussions of other influential heavy music scenes. Our below choices for the Top 20 New York Hardcore and Metal Albums of All-Time will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    25 Classic Metal/Hardcore Photos from Louder Than Hell

    If you've got a lot of time on your hands and a heart full of darkness, you'd be wise to check out Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, out Tuesday on Harper Collins/It Books. The key word in that title is "Definitive." This is quite a weighty tome, over 600 pages across every twi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    The Oral History of NYC's Metal/Hardcore Crossover

    Excerpted from the book Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, published by It Books and available May 14 New York is a music mecca—the Brill Building, Broadway, street performers, subway buskers, the Metropolitan opera—but it's not known for its abundance of successful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    12 Songs for 12/12/12

    Well, shit--JUST when we'd finally recovered from 11/11/11, here comes the titanic saturnalia we like to call 12/12/12! So hey, here's 12 songs with "12"/"twelve" in the title, because what the fuck else.

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Week in Review: I Didn't Fill Out My Census

    Definitely didn't fill out his census. Also has no idea about that Icelandic volcano.​In the week a gigantic cloud of ash and smoke and snow grounded flights all across Europe and wreaked havoc on a delicately balanced Coachella lineup, we rejoiced (for once) at being stuck in New York and, by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    In Memorium: Type O Negative Frontman Peter Steele

    Sad news in the realm of defiantly goofy goth-metal: Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele died of heart failure yesterday. He was 48. He was also more than six and a half feet tall, capable of playing an upright bass sideways, and named "Peter Steele." He was a badass, in other words, but not wit ... More >>

  • Music

    November 2, 1999
  • Long Island Voice

    September 21, 1999