Steve Grimmett, the frontman of British heavy steel outfit Grim Reaper, has died. He was 62. The information was confirmed by way of a Fb publish by Grimmett’s son, who wrote: “We will’t start to place into phrases the present emotions. However as dad was so well-known the information is beginning to attain out sooner than we might have favored. Sadly, our dad handed away as we speak and leaves a large gap on this planet and our hearts. We’re completely heartbroken. sleep tight dad. We we at all times love you xxx.” No reason for dying has been given.
Grimmett initially joined Grim Reaper in 1982. Collectively, they launched three albums —See You In Hell (1983), Worry No Evil (1985) and Rock You To Hell (1987) — earlier than disbanding in 1988. They later reformed in 2006 as Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper. They launched two albums beneath that identify: Strolling In The Shadows (2016) and At The Gates (2019). Between 1988 and 2006, Grimmett additionally fronted the bands Onslaught and Lionsheart.