Tag Archives: Grim Reaper

Grim Reaper vocalist Steve Grimmett has passed away

Posted by on August 16, 2022

  We are saddened to report that Grim Reaper vocalist Steve Grimmett passed away at 62. His death was unexpected, and his family and the music community continue to grieve this tremendous loss. Grimmett’s passing was confirmed by his brother Mark Grimmett, who shared the following statement on social media:  “I don’t really know where […]

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A conversation with Steve Grimmett on new Grim Reaper album and not giving up

Posted by on October 28, 2019

Steve Grimmett has become a powerful inspiration over the last few years. Despite the unfortunate obstacle the Grim Reaper vocalist had to face back in 2017, he has proven there’s no excuse to give up on your passion. Grimmett’s leg was amputated two years ago due to an incident that took place in Ecuador, where […]

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Nick Bowcott (ex-Grim Reaper) and HellYeah’s Christian Brady share tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 29, 2018

Nick Bowcott, longtime friend of Vinnie Paul and Pantera, as well as journalist/writer and ex-Grim Reaper guitarist, has penned a lengthy tribute on Pantera’s website and social media accounts. The Pantera/HellYeah drummer died last Friday (22nd) and while his cause of death is still pending, this Sunday (1st), a public memorial will be held at […]

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Pantera, Metallica, King Diamond members and more paid tribute to Vinnie Paul

Posted by on June 25, 2018

Vinnie Paul, another metal icon that is gone  too soon, has shocked the entire community as many have shared their reactions on social media. While we still don’t know the official cause of death, it’s been reported that the 54-year-old Pantera/HellYeah drummer had a heart attack and died in his sleep on Friday night (22nd). […]

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Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett received his new leg

Posted by on April 21, 2017

It’s been over two months since Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett left the hospital in Ecuador after receiving a leg amputation due to becoming ill at a show. We have been following his story and admired his optimistic outlook. Yesterday, he revealed his brand new leg. After the recent tragedies we’ve been hearing, it’s nice to […]

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Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett finally leaves hospital in Ecuador

Posted by on February 10, 2017

After spending nearly a month laying in a hospital bed in Ecuador, it looks like Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett has finally been cleared to leave. However, it looks like he is unable to fly home until Wednesday (15). Grimmett has made over $13,000 (and counting) from his youcaring site to help afford his extensive medical bills. […]

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Health updates: Yob’s Mike Scheidt and Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett doing ok

Posted by on February 8, 2017

  There have been a few health scares for both Yob’s Mike Scheidt and Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett, yet they both remain in high spirits. Scheidt has been recovering at home since his discharge from the hospital on January 30. He announced the following on his facebook: “I am being discharged from the hospital today. […]

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Hospital update: Yob’s Mike Scheidt, Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett successfully undergo surgery

Posted by on January 26, 2017

  Yesterday (25), we found out Yob frontman Mike Scheidt had to undergo surgery from having a digestive disease called diverticulitis. Today, the band gave us an update from Mike about the aftermath of his surgery. According to Mike, his girlfriend and mom saved his life. If it wasn’t for them dragging him to the […]

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Steve Grimmett remains hospitalized in South America; crowdfunding page started

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Last week we heard about Grim Reaper frontman Steve Grimmett’s health condition resulting in the amputation of his right leg below his knee. While hopes continue to run high, we received an update that Grimmett remains hospitalized in South America. The airline wouldn’t let him board the plane on Saturday evening (21) insisting he was in no […]

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Update: Grim Reaper’s Steve Grimmett’s right leg below knee removed

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Yesterday, we heard the unfortunate news that recently-reunited ’80s legends Grim Reaper were forced to cancel their current tour dates after frontman Steve Grimmett took ill. The singer’s wife Millie filled fans in via their Facebook page that he had an unspecified foot/bone infection that needed to be operated on, and he would have to have […]

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