WesthowarD was formed in 2002 by twin brothers Tommy Carignan and Jacob Carignan, Mark Reisinger and Mikey (Brown Fingers) Hernandez. Playing shows all over the Central Valley Including Fresno State Vintage Days, Tulare and Kings County Fairs and lots of other venues, bars and clubs. Mike mysteriously disappeared in 2007…..
with a couple year hiatus Tommy and Jacob Joined up with Phillip Hernandez and Jaco Jimenez from the band Stone Shiver to create No Cause For Alarm “NCFA” playing shows with Alien Ant Farm, EverClear and Green Jelly.
In 2013 Steven Arcineiga joined as the missing link(Bass Player) WesthowarD and have been having a steady gig opening for bands like Puddle of Mudd, Smash Mouth, Fuel, Everclear, American Hi-Fi, Alien Ant Farm, and Guttermouth. Influenced by bands such as, of course Metallica, Millencollin, Bad Religion, Iron Maiden, Green Day, Milly Vanilly and Vanilla Ice…..ok the last 2 are not for reals