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GRIM REAPER

GRIM REAPER

GRIM REAPER (1979–87). Steve Grimmett (vocals), Nick Bowcott (guitar), Dave Wanklin (bass), Mark Simon (drums). Part of the New Wave of British heavy metal, Grim Reaper had some of the talent but not quite the presence to be true contenders. Still, they did manage to put out a few albums that satisfied metal fans of the eighties. Coming together in 1979, the band placed a song on 1981’s Heavy Metal Heroes compilation, and then went on to win a battle of the bands competition, claiming Read more [...]