André Linman

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André Linman
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André Linman (2011)
Background information
Born (1992-02-28) 28 February 1992 (age 23)
Vaasa, Finland
Genres Heavy metal
Hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2004 – present
Labels HMC
Associated acts Sturm und Drang

André Linman is a founding member, lead singer and guitarist of the Finnish band Sturm und Drang.[1] He started learning guitar and singing in 2004, the same year they formed the band. His father is Patrick Linman, who is mostly recognized from the Finnish ESC. André usually writes the music for the songs with his father, and the lyrics by himself. Linman plays ESP Guitars and mostly he uses different kinds of ESP SV guitars.

Musical influences[edit]

Linman is mainly self-taught and his main influences in guitar playing comes from Judas Priest's guitarist Glenn Tipton. He also admires bands like Sonata Arctica, Iron Maiden, Dio and other heavy metal artists. Linman is also a self-taught vocalist and when Sturm und Drang started in 2004 he had never sung before.


With Sturm und Drang[edit]


  1. ^ Lindroos, JT. "Biography: Strum und Drang". Allmusic. Retrieved 15 April 2010.