Warren Fitzgerald


Warren Fitzgerald

Infobox musical artist
Name = Warren Fitzgerald



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Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Warren Fitzgerald
Alias =
Born = Birth date and age|1968|9|15|mf=y
Died =
Origin = Newport Beach, California, United States
Instrument = Guitar
Genre = Punk rock
Pop punk
New Wave
Hard rock
Ska
Ska punk
Hardcore punk
Alternative rock
Heavy metal
Pop
Occupation = Musician, Guitarist Songwriter, Record label owner, Writer, Artist
Label = Kung Fu
Years_active = 1990 - present
Website = [http://www.vandals.com/html/index.htm www.vandals.com]
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Associated_acts = The Vandals
Oingo Boingo
Tenacious D
Gwen Stefani

Warren Fitzgerald (born September 15, 1968) is an American punk rock musician, guitarist, songwriter, and record label owner.

Overview and business

Warren Fitzgerald is most famous for being the current guitarist of The Vandals. He also helps produce and acts in movies produced by his labels Kung Fu Films and Kung Fu Records.

Career

Warren Fitzgerald is the guitarist for The Vandals. He has also played with Tenacious D and was a member of Oingo Boingo. One of Warren's first bands was Dies Irae where he played bass with guitarist Jack Galbraith-Taylor and drummer Robert A. Smith. Later he formed the band Totally Uncalled Four and was in a hardcore punk outfit called Don't No. He was also the guitarist and songwriter for Xtra Large. He has worked with a wide range of musicians from Dweezil Zappa to Danny Elfman and has written songs for the group No Doubt, as well as for the movie School of Rock. He also provided string arrangements for the Alkaline Trio album "Crimson" and contributed guitar work to the soundtrack. W.F. is also known for the ability to contort while shredding on his axe. Most notable acts were with the incredible band "Gherkin Raucous".

Outside of his music, Fitzgerald finds work as both an artist and a writer.

He was also playing guitar with The Offspring on their most recent tour.

Trivia

According to IMDb, as the nickname Mutant Boy, helped discover The Ataris and has worked with The Ataris, Blink 182, MXPX, AntiFreeze, Fugazi and Audio Karate. He attendedEdison High School (Huntington Beach) from 1982-1986, with Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots), Gabriel Ortiz (Serial Killer), and Amy Von Freymann (MTV-Jay). Stole Scott Wieland's Dog in 1983 from Safari Sam's (the Dog walked sideways after that, then was put to sleep). He and Gabriel Ortiz both worked on Tenacious D's first album Tenacious D.

He's recently been spotted playing guitar for Gwen Stefani, but that might only be in OC and or LA.

Warren Fitzgerald is not only filling in for Gwen Stefani, he was on the full Gwen Stefani tour last time around and is once again on her total world tour currently starting and will go onto October.

Warren was a regular at South Coast Recording in the 90's. This studio, owned by Jim Dotson (currently a media designer at Disney Orlando), also recorded the Offspring and No Doubt before they went national.

External links

* [http://www.kungfurecords.com KungFu Records]
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