On August 15, 2022, Steve passed away at 62, leaving behind an immense gap in the metal scene and crowds of followers in shock at the announcement of the loss to the music industry. The band’s South American tour may have caused Grimmett’s right leg to need to be partially amputated after an infection from a foot wound spread to the bones in his leg.
Russ Grimmett, Steve’s son, was the one to break the news of his father’s passing on Facebook, informing friends, family, and admirers of the legendary rocker. However, as of this writing, no official cause of death has been disclosed.
The band Grim Reaper’s lead vocalist, Steve Grimmett, was a well-known British heavy metal performer. Stephen Grimmett was his true name. He was born in Swindon, England, on August 19, 1959. Chesham was where he was born. His school was Tewkesbury. He is the son of Amelia Lyman and John Barry. Mark Grimmett is the name of his brother. He had three kids with Millie, his ex-wife. Russ Grimmett is the name of one of his sons.
It is impossible to undervalue Steve’s contribution to the heavy metal music scene. Paul de Mercado, the band’s former vocalist, left the group in 1982, and the singer formed Grim Reaper, possibly his most popular project to date. Even though he joined the band three years after its formation, Steve ended up being its most dependable member, remaining until their 1988 separation and returning in 2006 when it was revived until his passing.
The band performed a South American tour earlier this year. Still, in June, Grimmett tweeted a message to American fans regretting that the band wouldn’t be able to return to the country due to the lack of available club dates following the pandemic.
Steve Grimmett was a well-known and well-liked vocalist in 2022, and his estimated net worth was $2 million.
Unfortunately, no family member or a close friend has spoken anything regarding Steve Grimmett’s funeral details on the media.