Warren Fitzgerald


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

He 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.

Warren 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 Team America: World Police 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". Fitzgerald also produced Jughead's Revenge's 1996 album Image Is Everything.

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.

According to IMDb, as the nickname Mutant Boy, helped discover The Ataris and has worked with Blink-182, MxPx, AntiFreeze, Fugazi and Audio Karate. He attended Edison High School (Huntington Beach) from 1982-1986, with Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots), Gabriel Ortiz (Serial Killer), and Amy Von Freymann (MTV-Jay). He and Gabriel Ortiz both worked on Tenacious D's first album Tenacious D.
He has recently been spotted playing guitar for Gwen Stefani. He was on her last tour and is once again on her current tour.
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. Read more about Warren Fitzgerald on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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