Meet the Guys of 4Warned
Guitar and Vocals
-Never plays a gig without his PRS Guitars
Brian has decades of stage and recording experience. Starting in high school rock bands, then into classic rock, Top40, pop country, progressive rock, jazz, and blues. Experienced in acoustic and electric guitars, as well as piano and keyboards. Working in venues small and large throughout the mid-Atlantic area. He also stepped into the producer position as well, when recording with various artists. You will hear an undeniable passion for music with a emphasis on detail.
Drums and Vocals
- Ba dum tiss,
that's drummer for "This rocks"
Craig Williams, the drummer and vocalist of 4Warned, has been playing the drums since he was 6 years old. He started out with a pair of drum sticks, given to him by his uncle, which he proceeded to use to pound on his mom and dad's living room ottoman until the stuffing was coming out! It was about that time that his parents decided to buy him his first drum set, as well as, call his uncle and "THANK" him for giving Craig a pair of drum sticks! Craig and his two older brothers also developed a singing trio around this time, with Craig playing his drum set and singing along to the popular hits of that time, such as, the Beatles and the Monkees. After that, Craig never looked backed and he continued to devour rock n' roll music and develop his musical skills, while seeking out fellow musicians to collaborate with and form bands with. He has played the drums and sang in approximately 20 bands over the past 48 years, one of which was the band Looking Glass, who had the hit song "Brandy, You're a Fine Girl". Craig says, "I live for the stage, and will continue to play until I can't play anymore!" His art burns with the passion of a man possessed, and you will experience this passion at each of his performances!
Guitar and Vocals
- Loves a good groove
Paul Ivey is a singer, songwriter and guitar player in the Balt./Wash. area. Born and raised in the Gulf Coast region of the U.S., Paul was born into a musical family and always had access to guitars, pianos and such. Influenced by 70's FM radio Paul developed a deep interest in blues rock guitar players such as Keith Richards, Joe Perry and Eric Clapton to name a few. As the 80's kicked in Paul was heavily influenced by the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan and never strayed too far from the blues rock style of playing even during the 80's glam-metal phase. Paul continues to be influenced by the current batch of players that share the same passion for blues/rock such as Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Joe Bonamassa.
Paul's musical journey has led him though a small patchwork of amazing regional musicians, forming groups which have seen moderate success opening for various national acts. Foghat, Molly Hatchet, Edgar Winter, The Outlaws, Richard Marx, Humble Pie and Pat Travers are just an sample of the acts Paul has been privileged to warm-up for along his journey. Playing music from the New England states down to the Caribbean has certainly provided Paul with enough experience and a “gig tough” attitude to carry him through almost any musical situation.
Paul continues to explore his rock and roll sensibility with his current band 4Warned, playing music that has influenced him in the past as well as contemporary songs that carry the torch for the latest generation.
Bass and Vocals
-Plays wrong handed bass
Dave has played the bass guitar since he was 14 years old. He started out in high school rock bands and never stopped. He has played bass in ten bands over the last 36 years including Riptide, Over the Edge, and Wylde Fire. Known for being truly passionate about the bass and also for being just a damn good guy. He hates the fact that he has to write this bio because he really hates to talk about himself. Who are we kidding, we all know his wife wrote this.........