Grim was one of the three founding members and thus hightly responsible for the band taking form in 2004. Grim was the main composer for Netherbird in the early days and Boulevard Black and Ashen Nectar are marked by his passion for long and epic compositions. He also brough his sense of tone and melody to the band and his legacy lives on within the band despite him leaving in 2008. He remains a close person both as a friend and as a musician.