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Julián Hernández

Founder and leader of the Spanish band Siniestro Total

Julián Hernández (Madrid, 1960) is one of the most creative, wildest minds in the history of Spanish rock and roll. He grew up in Vigo where he began to move in musical and poetic circles but it was in Madrid, while studying at the conservatory of music, where he made contact with the Movida madrileña (Madrid Scene). Since 1981 he has fronted Siniestro Total, an indispensable group for anyone wanting to understand Spanish pop music and in which Hernández has always combined provocation with solid, unpolluted culture. Also founder of Def Con Dos together with César Strawberry, he has worked with poets, appeared in films and written as a columnist for dailies like El País and Público. He also published the essay ¿Hay vida inteligente en el rock & roll? (Temas de Hoy, 1999) and, in 2015, the novel Sustancia negra (Espasa).

Update: 10 April 2017


Has participated in

Primera Persona 2017

Autobiographic live sessions: pop music concerts, stand-up comedy, theatre and narrative