The Warning from left: Paulina Villarreal (drums/vocals), Daniela Villarreal (guitar/lead vocals), Alejandra Villarreal (bass/vocals)

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Interview and Photos by Jordan Edwards

On Friday (June 28), The Warning released Keep Me Fed. Led by the singles "More" and "S!CK," it could be the album that propels the band to the front of rock's new wave.

Raised in Monterrey, Mexico, The Warning is made up of sisters Daniela (guitar/lead vocals), Alejandra (bass/vocals) and Paulina (drums/vocals) Villarreal. After a cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman" went viral in 2014, they appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. This boosted their audience on YouTube and led to more opportunities in the United States. They've spent the last 10 years shaping their sound, which has evolved into a mashup of '90s and 2000s hard rock styles.

Although they've been playing together as a band for more than a decade, their popularity has soared over the last few years. Riding the recent rock resurgence, the sisters have gained a huge multigenerational following. They recently notched their first top 10 rock single ("S!CK"), and last week, they performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (watch below).

They're not just gaining fans, they're earning respect. The sisters have played shows with legendary acts like Guns N' Roses, Foo Fighters, and Muse. Within the online drumming community, Paulina is considered a rising star. Last year, Drumeo named her Rock Drummer of the Year.

We met up with The Warning in Los Angeles to talk about their music and family bond.

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