Steve Grimmett, frontman of metal band Grim Reaper, dies aged 62

His son confirmed the new on his facebook post that Steve Grimmett is no more.

Part of the new wave of British heavy metal, Grim Reaper formed in Worcestershire in 1979 and Grimmett joined in 1982, replacing Paul de

Grimmett would become the only constant member of the band during their two stints together, until 1988 and then again from 2006 to the present day

They released their debut album, See You in Hell, in 1983 via RCA. It reached No 73 in the US Billboard album chart

Grimmett would front the groups Onslaught and Lionsheart, and Grim Reaper would find their music being lovingly mocked on episodes of the MTV animation Beavis and Butt-Head

In January 2017, Grimmett was hospitalised during a show in Ecuador for an infection in his right leg. Surgery led to a partial amputation

Steve Grimmett Said “I laid in a hospital bed for seven weeks with no entertainment and just half an hour of internet per day,”

In January 2022, Grimmett said that the band were working on new material. In a May 2022 interview

At the age of  Steve Grimmett cause of death given by his son.