Over the next few weeks we shall be holding an interview with each of the 16 bands playing Mearfest South on the 6th and 7th of June
First up is Steve Grimmett of Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper who headline our Saturday
We caught up with the main man in between his recording and touring commitments.
1, Tell me about the origins of the band?
"Grim Reaper in one form or another have been going since the late seventies.
GR originated in Droitwich and were a local band until Nick Bowcott reformulated the line up to include me and then things went from good to fantastic"
2, How did you first hear about Mearfest? "
I think you came to a benefit gig but you had been talking to my Wife Amelia.
Then we started to chat and it's all lead to this show for Molly"
3, How would you describe your Music?
"Heavy Metal I guess I've never tried putting it in a box but I guess other people do."
4, What can we expect from your upcoming Mearfest Show?
" WE ARE GOING TO RAIN DOWN HELL!!!!!"
5,What are the bands future Plans?
"We are going on a 6 weeks tour of the States in August then there are plans to tour Japan, Australia and New Zealand in the Summer"
6, What does the symbol of Molly's Hand mean to you?
" This means many things to me, Struggle, Grief, Charity, England at its best. The out pouring of love and hope are just the beginning from Molly's hand. I for one will always be holding it"
Steve Grimmett's Grim Reaper will be heading Mearfest South on Saturday the 6th of June in Farnham Royal near Slough Berkshire
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