English heavy metal vocalist of the NWOBHM pioneers, Steve Grimmett passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at the age of 62.
He was born on August 19, 1959. He was the lead vocalist for the band Grim Reaper. His cause of death is yet to be made public.
He started his career in the days of the new wave of British heavy metal. Prior to being well-known as the lead vocalist for Grim Reaper, he was a member of the short-lived band Medusa. After briefly appearing in Onslaught, he went on to found Lionheart and, more recently, The Steve Grimmett Band and GrimmStine.
Grim Reaper enjoyed enormous popularity all over the world thanks to their three critically praised studio albums, as well as single releases and MTV airplay.