An brazilian prog/modern metal band was created in 2010 in the city of Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul. Formed by Gui Acauan (Vocals), Brunno Tripovichy (Guitar and Vocals), Keith Eberhardt (Guitar), Lucas "White" Schwartz (Bass and vocals) and Rafael Kniest (drums), the band originaly had released four singles which received positive reviews on the website of Roadrunner Records and also got a good reception at the band's official channel on YouTube.
The band name, by itself, doesn't have a specific meaning. The choice is due to the fact the word "Grimriot" is strong and expressive, which consolidates the intention of the quintet, which is the freedom of expression and freedom music without labels.
Influenced by post-grunge, metalcore, hard rock and prog metal, the band wants to bring a new kind of music to nowadays heavy metal scenario. At the moment, the group is working on a full-lenght album and have signed with the label Raptors Music from England.