Legendary singer Steve Grimmett of Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper has passed away at the age of 62.
News of Steve's passing was shared by his brother Mark Grimmett saying: "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 stated: "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".
Max Norman who produced GRIM REAPER's classic 3rd record 'Rock You to Hell' weighed in on Steve's passing: "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..."
Back in January og 2017 Grimmett had his right leg partially amputated as a result of an infected wound on his foot which spread to the bones on his leg all this during a South American tour. The life-changing surgery took place in Ecuador in which fans helped raise $14000 to bring Grimmett back home.