The metal community is saddened to hear the passing of Heavy Metal singer Steve Grimmett.

Grimmet who was 62 passed away on Monday.

His son posted on Facebook “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.” No cause of death was given.

Grimmett began his career in the era of NWOBHM. 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.

Our condolences to friends, family and fans.

YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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