Chuck Schuldiner

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Birthday
13, 1967
Birthplace
Glen Cove, NY
Death Date
Dec 13, 2001 (34)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1967
Birthplace
Glen Cove, NY
Death Date
Dec 13, 2001 (34)

About

Guitarist, singer, songwriter, and death metal pioneer with the metal group Death, the band known for the debut album Scream Bloody Gore.

Before Fame

He picked up the guitar as a way to cope with his brother's untimely death. He drew inspiration from artists like Billy Idol and KISS.

Trivia

He was one of the first artists to combine six-string guitar shredding with aggressive growls and controversial, often gory, subjects.

Family Life

His parents were both teachers, and they raised him in Glen Cove.

Associated With

Schuldiner paved the way for extreme metal musicians like Anders Frieden and his group Flames.