Warpaint is an American indie rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2004. Since its inception, the band's lineup has included Emily Kokal (vocals, guitar), Theresa Wayman (guitar, vocals) and Jenny Lee Lindberg (bass, backing vocals). The band's current drummer is Stella Mozgawa.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante mixed and mastered the band's debut EP, Exquisite Corpse released in 2008. Current RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed drums and guitar on the EP in 2007, the year he joined RHCP as a backing musician to Frusciante before replacing him in 2009, becoming a full-time member. It was followed by their full-length album, The Fool, in 2010.
On December 6, 2010, the BBC announced that Warpaint had been nominated for the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll and they were the cover stars of Beat magazine's Winter 2010 launch issue.