Peter Kowalsky

Remembering Never/Ether Coven Vocalist “Mean Pete” Kowalsky Has Passed Away


Sad news has come in that “Mean Pete” Kowalsky, known for his work in Remembering Never, Ether Coven and more, has passed away. In early 2020, the metalcore/hardcore vocalist was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. He spent the next few years undergoing surgery and treatment for the disease, experiencing ups and downs, even managing to take to the stage at the 2021 ‘Furnace Fest‘ in Birmingham, AL. Unfortunately however, his cancer returned.

Zao revealed Kowalsky‘s passing, sharing the below tribute on their social media tonight, July 10th:

“Absolutely shocked to hear about the passing of “Mean Pete” Kowalsky. We shared many great times on the road (and almost shared more). Any time around him was a good time and the world was a better place with him in it.”

Numerous other tributes have since come in:

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