- Warren Fitzgerald
Infobox musical artist
Name = Warren Fitzgerald
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Warren Fitzgerald
Born = Birth date and age|1968|9|15|mf=y
Newport Beach, California, United States
Ska Ska punk Hardcore punk Alternative rock Heavy metal
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]
The Vandals Oingo Boingo Tenacious D Gwen Stefani
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 Filmsand Kung Fu Records.
Warren Fitzgerald is the
guitaristfor The Vandals. He has also played with Tenacious Dand was a member of Oingo Boingo. One of Warren's first bands was Dies Iraewhere he played bass with guitarist Jack Galbraith-Taylorand drummer Robert A. Smith. Later he formed the band Totally Uncalled Fourand was in a hardcore punkoutfit 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 Zappato Danny Elfmanand 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 Trioalbum "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
artistand a writer.
He was also playing guitar with
The Offspringon their most recent tour.
IMDb, as the nickname Mutant Boy, helped discover The Atarisand has worked with The Ataris, Blink 182, MXPX, AntiFreeze, Fugaziand 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.
* [http://www.kungfurecords.com KungFu Records]
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