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False Alarm is a band from Hollywood Ca,. Founded in 1982 and disbanded by 1983 the original line up included member Fat Mike later of the band NOFX from Epitaph Records. A garage band and taking shape again returning in new form 1996 threw 1999 and releasing the CD “Learning Is Impossible” in 1998 featuring tracks recorded both in 83 and 97. The band came to light again and took shape in 2001 threw 2002. in 2001 guitar player Paul kostabi of the band Youth Gone Mad joined in False Alarm and recorded the guitar tracks for the second cd “Fuck Em All We’ve All Ready Now Won”. Dylan Maunder however played lead guitar on the CD and also took the vocals replacing Paul Aragon who sang on the first CD. prior Dylan had just played the more basic guitar parts and had not taken the vocals. It was at this time in 2001 that Rick Wilder of the Berlin Brats Joined in to sing a song on the new “Fuck Em All We’ve All Ready Now Won CD. Shortly after in 2002 the band was able to obtain the legendary Cheetah Chrome lead guitar for the Dead Boys. Cheetah played guitar on six tracks and sang one for the new CD. It was also around this time shortly before his death that Dee Dee Ramone of the Ramones wrote and recorded vocals on the song False Alarm along with Paul Kostabi. This was from Dee Dees final recordings. False Alarm will be releasing a new CD shortly with some unreleased studio and live track’s along with some old recordings already available. (bass) Brent Alden and (guitar) Paul Kostabi have some plans to record a few more songs with some new lineup in the future and a few new songs are in the works. False Alarm also released two 7 inch records along the way both 45 splits with Youth Gone Mad. One featuring Joey Ramone on Vocals released in 2002 and the second released in 2007. Dylan Maunder died in Los Angles in 2005. He is missed.

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