Wheatus are an American rock band residing in Northport, New York and forming in 1995. Known particularly for their hit single Teenage Dirtbag from their self-titled debut album, released in 2000. The band currently consist of Brendan B. Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Matthew Milligan (bass), Karlie Bruce (backing vocals), Gabrielle Aimée Sterbenz (backing vocals), Leo Freire (drums), Joey Slater (backing vocals) and Brandon Ticer (keyboards). The band is signed to Sony BMG and their self-curated label Montauk Mantis.