Warren Oakes

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Warren Oakes
Born (1981-01-23) January 23, 1981 (age 34)
Genres Folk punk, punk rock
Occupation(s) Restaurateur, musician, drummer
Instruments drums, percussion

William Warren Oakes[1] (born January 23, 1981)[2] is an American drummer best known for his eight years spent as the drummer for the punk rock band Against Me!.[3]

On June 8, 2009 he announced that he was leaving the band to pursue a career as a restaurateur.[4] He is now a part owner of Boca Fiesta, a restaurant located in Gainesville, Florida that focuses on the fusion of southern and Mexican food.

He is also well known for popularizing the freeganism movement, with the publication of his zine, Why Freegan?[5]

Oakes formed the band Sunshine State along with Troy Perlman, Mike Magarelli and Kyle Flick in 2013.[6]


Date of
Title Label Charts
2002 Reinventing Axl Rose No Idea Records
2003 As the Eternal Cowboy Fat Wreck Chords #36 Independent Albums
2005 Searching for a Former Clarity Fat Wreck Chords #114 US
#1 Heatseeker
#9 Independent Albums
2007 New Wave Sire Records #57 US
2011 Black Crosses Total Treble Music


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