GRIM REAPER: See you in Hell LP orig. 1983 UK EBONY – perfect copy!! Check audio + video clip


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Seriously awesome album. Great riffs, great singer! This band deserved much better… See You in Hell is the début studio album released by the British heavy metal band Grim Reaper in 1983, on the independent label Ebony Records. The album cover was designed by Garry Sharpe-Young. The title track was ranked No. 38 on VH1s 40 Most Awesomely Bad Metal Songs Ever countdown.

Track listing (the order of the songs is different to the US version): Now Or Never     2:50
Label:  Ebony Records ‎– EBON 16
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: UK
Released: 1983
Genre: Heavy Metal
A1     Dead On Arrival     4:31
A2     Liar     2:45
A3     Wrath Of The Ripper     3:10
A4     All Hell Let Loose     5:00
B1 Now or Never   2:53
B2Run For Your Life     3:39
B3     The Show Must Go On      7:30             Written-By – Paul De Mercado
B4See You In Hell     4:23
Recorded At – Ebony Studios
Mixed At – Ebony Studios
Published By – Ebony Music
Pressed By – MPO
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ebony Records

Bass – Dave Wanklin
Design [Sleeve] – Garry Sharpe*
Drums – Lee Harris
Guitar – Nick Bowcott
Producer, Engineer – Darryl Johnston
Vocals – Steve Grimmett
Written-By – Bowcott* (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4), Paul De Mercado (tracks: B3), Grimmett* (tracks: A1 to A4, B1, B2, B4)

Matrix / Runout (Side A): MPO EBON 16 A¹
Matrix / Runout (Side B): MPO EBON 16 B¹

All tracks by Nick Bowcott and Steve Grimmet, except “The Show Must Go On” by Bowcott and Paul DeMercado

Band members:
Steve Grimmett – vocals
Nick Bowcott – guitar
Dave Wanklin – bass
Lee Harris – drums
Produced and Engineered by Darryl Johnston
Sleeve Design by Garry Sharpe

Year Chart Position
1984 Billboard 200 (North America) 73

the track “The Reaper” would go on to be on the 1981 compilation Heavy Metal Heroes and caught the attention of Ebony Records and original vocalist Paul DeMercado was replaced with the one and only Steve Grimmett. The demo For Demonstration Only was released in 1982 and by the time their début album See You In Hell was released in 1983 the group had adopted a more mainstream heavy metal style. With their trade mark sound in place Grim Reapers See You In Hell was picked up by RCA who re-released the album.
By 1988 Grim Reaper were done. Steve Grimmett went on to front Onslaught and Lionsheart.

Additional information

Weight 0.25 kg


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