Artist: A Pale Horse Named Death
Venue: The Studio at Webster Hall (New York, NY)
Opener: With Daggers Drawn
Label: SPV Records
I’m not going to lie to you and say that I was not one of the many millions of Metal fans who felt a profound sense of loss when Type O Negative’s Peter Steele passed away in 2010 from an apparent heart attack. As a long time fan of the band’s output, Peter’s passing meant no more material from the band and it was very unlikely that any unfinished work was laying about to be tinkered with and the fans could only do what was best for their musical psyche, and that meant eventually accepting the loss and looking forward into the future for new things to inspire them as much as TON managed to do. Some of the bands members formed projects before Pete died and one was Seventh Void that brought a Doomish Stoner quality to the table, but the latest one that was under the guidance of the bands original drummer Sal Abruscato called A Pale Horse Named Death, was probably the closest to the musical vibe that many enjoyed in Type O. Having enjoyed what I heard from the band’s debut release “And Hell Will Follow Me” I knew that I would need to be a part of the show that was happening on this chilly December night down at The Studio at Webster Hall. Here is how the gig went down if you happened to miss it.
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