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RAGNARÖKKR METAL APOCALYPSE FEST: Original GRIM REAPER Members To Reunite At Chicago Festival

Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper, the new version of the cult 80s “New Wave of British Heavy Metal” act Grim Reaper led by singer Steve Grimmett, will perform in the USA for the first time since 1987 on April 5th at the Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse festival at Reggies Rock Bar in Chicago, Illinois. The band’s set will consist of many of the classic Grim Reaper tunes but will also include new tracks from Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper’s upcoming studio album, tentatively titled From Hell, due out in the spring. Original Grim Reaper guitarist Nick Bowcott will join tentatively the band on stage for several songs, marking the first time Steve and Nick have performed together in more than 25 years.

Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper is:

Steve Grimmett – Vocals
Ian Nash – Guitar
Chaz Grimaldi – Bass
Mark Rumble – Drums

The above news story via Blabbermouth.net

Ragnarökkr Metal Apocalypse will take place on 4th and 5th April 2014 across two stages of Chicago’s Reggies Rock Bar. The following bands are confirmed to perform:

Rock Club Stage
Grim Reaper (UK)
Picture (Netherlands)
Riot (USA)
Voltax (Mexico)
Amulance (USA)
Axxion (Canada)
Axemaster (USA)
Crowhaven (USA)
Black Death Resurrected (USA)
Idolatry (USA)
Argus (USA)
Visigoth (USA)
Night Demon (USA)
Witches Mark (USA)

Music Joint Stage
Seax (USA)
Possessor (USA)
Midnite Hellion (USA)
Dogbane (USA)
Iron Will (USA)
Skullhammer (USA)
Spare Change (USA)
Eternal Champion (USA)
Power Theory (USA)
Dark Design (USA)
Breaknek Pace (USA)
Lady Beast (USA)
Skeptor (USA)

Be sure to check out the festival’s official website and Facebook page for up to date information as well as the website of Reggies Rock Club. Tickets for the two day event are $60 and may be purchased either through the festival’s website or the venue.

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