GRIM REAPER singer Steve Grimmett has died at the age of 62.
Steve Grimmett‘s passing was confirmed by his brother Mark Grimmett, who posted to social media: “I don’t really know where to start so I guess I will just come right out with it. It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart that I have to tell you all as many of you know him my very talented brother Steve Grimmett very sadly passed away today, my heart goes out to Millie his wife my Mum and Dad, Russell , Sami and Ethan . I will miss you more than words will ever say , love you bro xx”.
Steve’s son Russ Grimmett also commented, writing: “We can’t begin to put into words the current feelings. But as dad was so well known the news is starting to reach out earlier than we would have liked. Unfortunately, our dad passed away today and leaves a massive hole in the world and our hearts. We are utterly heartbroken. Sleep tight dad. We we always love you xxx”.
Producer Max Norman, who worked on GRIM REAPER’s 1987 album “Rock You To Hell”, wrote: “Very distressed to hear that old friend and singer for GRIM REAPER, Steve Grimmett has left us… A terrific vocalist, and all around perfect gentleman – you will be missed my friend. Condolences to Mark and Millie and friends and family – a very very sad loss…”
Steve Grimmett had his right leg partially amputated in January of 2017 when an infected wound on his foot spread to the bones in his leg partway through GRIM REAPER’s South American tour.