Emanuel Grand, born in Vienna, is the bandleader and founder of somephoenics. He plays rhythem guitar, sings (main vocals) and writes the songs & lyrics.
He started playing guitar at the age of 14 and was member of this bands in the past:
- Psychopathic Reactions (aka Psycho Active)
- Vis Vitalis
- Dr. Sobstitution
Somephoenics is the Alternative band he always wanted and where he can express himself, with the influences of Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Rage against the machine, Red hot chili peppers, Red, A day to remember, Bad Religion, Beatles,…
After nearly 20 years of playing punk, metal and alternative rock he recorded his first solo acoustic album „Waiting“ in 2013. Official website: emanuelgrand.com