LORDI Guitarist Remembers PETER STEELE
Finnish monster rockers LORDI have issued the following update:
"LORDI were honoured to tour with TYPE O NEGATIVE in 2007.
"Our condolences go to everybody who knew Peter, to his family and friends, and to the members of his bands."
"I met him on that 2007 tour," says guitarist Amen (real name: Jussi Sydänmaa), "and the first time he came to our backstage it was like a solar eclipse! He was a huge guy and let me tell you, I was scared! But he had a heart of gold, he was a real gentleman.. at least toward us. He asked if he could walk through our backstage to his since TYPE O's backstage was behind ours. Polite man. Truly."
"[The] sad news [of Peter Steele's passing] reached us couple of days ago.
"One night, in Chicago, David [Draiman] from DISTURBED was performing with TYPE O. After the show I really wanted to meet David and somehow I found enough courage to knock on TYPE O's bus door as I knew there was an aftershow party going on. So, a half-naked girl opened the door, I walked in, and Peter asked me to sit down and offered me whiskey. I took a swig and handed the bottle back, then he took a swig and handed the bottle to me and so on. David was there, too, and they seemed to be really good friends. Peter was telling jokes all the time, and talking really fast, so the more whiskey I had the less I understood, but we laughed a lot! What I do know is that he was a nice guy and really talented. He will be missed..."
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