Robert Spieß, born 1966, Vienna. Artistically autodidact. Drawing, painting, music.
First concerts and exhibitions during the early 80s. Solo comic-mag in street sales 1987-91.
1990ies active as musician. Numerous shows with main band SARDONYX (Flex, Donauinsel, Rockhaus, Arena...), supporting bands like VADER, OBITUARY, SEPULTURA and many more.
Organization of Viennese Metalfestival-series orig. ZOMBIEZIRKUS at Arena/Vienna 1997-99.
After breakup of the band in 2000 briefly tattoo artist, then
focus on painting. Exhibitions in Vienna, Prague and Paris.
2014-17 DnB-metal project THE SONYX. New comix again
since 2018. 2019 foundation of TIAFE GSCHICHTN, Comic magazine featuring international artists. Presentations @
VIENNA COMIX, VIENNA COMIC CON, SLASH-FILMFESTIVAL, FANZINEIST VIENNA etc. New full-color cartoon magazine "Die AFFENPOST" out spring 2023.
Comics & cartoons: TIAFE GSCHICHTN
Music: ACOUSTIC MUSIC
The old band: SARDONYX