Wheatus is an American rock band from Northport, New York, formed in 1995. They are known principally for their 2000 single “Teenage Dirtbag”. They also experienced success with a cover version of “A Little Respect”, and their self-titled album was certified platinum in the United Kingdom.
As well as continuing to record their sixth album, Brown has stated that the band are in the midst of preparing a 20th anniversary expanded edition of their self-titled debut album, due out in 2020 alongside a 20th anniversary tour. Brown was featured on the title track of the Math the Band album, Flange Factory Five, released October 2, 2020. In October 2023, the band returned to Sony to release a five-track EP titled Just a Dirtbag Christmas.