Bill Steer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bill Steer Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight80 kg
Date of BirthDecember 3, 1969
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Eye ColorBlue

Bill Steer is an English musician, guitarist, and songwriter who is known for his contribution as the guitarist and for co-founding the extreme metal band Carcass. Aside from that, he is also a pioneer in the grindcore and death metal genre.

Born Name

William Geoffrey Steer

Nick Name

Bill

Bill Steer as seen in a picture that was uploded to the Carcass's Instaram account in December 2019
Bill Steer as seen in a picture that was uploded to the Carcass’s Instaram account in December 2019 (Carcass / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom

Residence

East London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Occupation

Guitarist, Musician, Songwriter

Genre

Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Blues Rock, Stoner Rock, Grindcore, Goregrind

Instruments

Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, Drums, Triangle

Labels

Unsigned

As a member of Carcass, he has released his music with various record labels including Earache Records, Nuclear Blast Records, Columbia Records, and Combat Records.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Scottish ancestry on his mother’s side and English ancestry on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a long hairstyle.
  • Masculine face

Bill Steer Favorite Things

  • Song From The Album Hustler’s Row – Devil’s Advocate On Call
  • Album By Carcass – Surgical Steel (2013), Heartwork (1993), Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious (1991)

SourceEchos and Dust, Vice

Bill Steer as seen in a picture that was taken during his performance with Carcass at Gods of Metal festival in Bologna, Italy on June 28, 2008
Bill Steer as seen in a picture that was taken during his performance with Carcass at Gods of Metal festival in Bologna, Italy on June 28, 2008 (Shadowgate / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Bill Steer Facts

  1. Throughout most of his teenage years, he resided in Wirral.
  2. During several of his interviews, Bill had mentioned that it was in his teenage years that he began to take a liking to the music of various hard rock and heavy metal bands including Motörhead, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, UFO, Iron Maiden, and Led Zeppelin.
  3. He began playing the electric guitar sometime during his teenage years and also sold tapes. Bill is even considered to be one of the UK’s earliest tape traders.
  4. Through the years, he has earned various prestigious titles in well-known magazines including Guitar magazine‘s “Best Ten Guitarists You’ve Never Heard Of” in 1996 and Metal Hammer‘s “Greatest Metal Guitar Players”. Aside from that, Bill was also listed at No. 92 out of “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time” by Guitar World.
  5. In 1987, Steer joined Napalm Death as their guitarist. He contributed to the release of their first 2 albums Scum (1987) and From Enslavement to Obliteration (1988). However, he left the band in 1989.
  6. His least favorite album that was released by Carcass is Reek of Putrefaction (1988).
  7. In 1986, he converted to vegetarianism and has since remained one. In between, he had also changed to veganism for a while.

Featured Image By Carcass / Instagram

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