Carnivore was a crossover thrash metal band from Brooklyn, NY, active from 1982 to 1990. Led by vocalist/bassist/songwriter
In 2006, Steele revived Carnivore with a new lineup for live performances. Sadly, original guitarist Keith Alexander passed away in July 2005 due to a bicycle accident. Tragically, Peter Steele himself died in April 2010 from heart failure.
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