Happy Birthday today (May 22) to Kenny Hickey. The co-founder, guitarist, and backing vocalist for Type O Negative is 53.
Goth metal band Type O Negative formed out of Brooklyn, NY in 1989 with Hickey along with lead singer, bassist Peter Steele, keyboardist Josh Silver and drummer Sal Abruscato. The band dissolved after the passing of Peter Steele in 2010. Type O Negative's 1993 album Bloody Kisses went Platinum and 1996's October Rust went Gold. Type O Negative released a total of seven studio albums throughout their career. Other releases include World Coming Down (1999), Life Is Killing Me (2003) and Dead Again (2007). Kenny Hickey is also vocalist and lead guitarist for metal bands Silvertomb and Seventh Void, and sometimes the touring guitarist for Danzig.All three bands also feature Type O Negative member Johnny Kelly on drums. Cheers to Kenny Hickey on his birthday today!