|PETER STEELE COMMEMORATED WITH TREE PLANTING IN BROOKLYN PARK
26th November 2011
A tree was planted last Monday November 21st in the name of late Type O Negative frontman Peter Steele.
Steele was an employee/heavy equipment operator for the New York Department of Parks before his career took off with Carnivore. He became manager of Brooklyn Heights Promenade Park, and the fans have commemorated it with the above pictured tree at Prospect Park.
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Said former Type O Negative drummer Johnny Kelly: "[The oak tree planting is] something that's been a long time in the making. A lot of fans took it upon themselves to do something special for Peter.
"It is something that is in the true spirit of what Peter was about and who he was. This Peter truly would've appreciated."