Singer Adelheid „Heidi“ Winkler’s family, originally from Salzburg, Austria, immigrate to the United States early in Heidis live. Heidi grows up bilanugal in Detroit, Michigan, where she meets the young and eager Robert Andrew Bowman, who plans to start his own band after he has left several industrial and electronic bands of the Detroit music scene. The two hit it off musically instantly and Randolph’s Grin is born.
The band release their debut album „Melt“ in 1997 on “Metropolis” and the Germany based label „Out Of Line“ catches interest and releases the single „Indulgence“. After the release of their E.P. „Details“, the band goes on a hiatus, during which Robert moves to Los Angeles to follow his career as producer and songwriter while Heidi moves back to Salzburg.
In 2015 – the two decide to reunite and release their first music in almost 15 years. „Dragon Road“ – mixed and produced by John Fryer (Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode), gets released as download only, worldwide via 2808/Rough Trade. The band tours Europe together with German NDH band „Unzucht“ and UK based alternative band „Darkhaus“.