Johnny Silverhand, originally born as Robert John Linder, is a very well-known and influential artist in America. An ex-US military veteran who defined the rockerboy movement to what it is today. He was the lead singer of the band Samurai and one of the most prominent figures that fought against the corrupted US government and the Megacorporations. Johnny concentrates most of his anger to the Arasaka Corporation, due to them kidnapping his girlfriend leading to her supposed death, which may or may not have been his fault. He's charismatic and quite the charmer. However Johnny is also known to be irrational, impulsive, and a manipulator often being described as a terrorist.