Steve Grimmett of 80’s Metal Band “Grim Reaper” [Necrosexual’s Lair]
The Necrosexual talks tombstones, box wine, and hair care with black metal god Steve Grimmett; frontman of legendary 80’s band “Grim Reaper.”
Steve Grimmett began his career in the era of New Wave of British Heavy Metal. His original band was the short-lived Medusa, before he became known as the lead vocalist for Grim Reaper. Grimmett later featured in Onslaught for a brief period, before forming Lionsheart and in more recent times, The Steve Grimmett Band, and GrimmStine.
Grim Reaper achieved major success worldwide with three highly acclaimed studio albums along with single releases and MTV airplay. After Grim Reaper came a brief spell with Onslaught, with a debut single that charted in the UK. The Steve Grimmett Band is a more recent project, with Grimmett backed by Ian Nash, Chaz Grimaldi and Pete Newdeck. This band has continued to gig as Steve Grimmett’s Grim reaper with a lineup now featuring Mark Rumble on drums.
Grimmett has just come back from America promoting his international band ‘GrimmStine’ which includes Grimmett on vocals, Steve Stine on guitar, Hat on bass and Dave Johnson on drums. Their self-titled debut album was released in 2008.
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