Leftöver Crack is an American punk rock band from New York City, formed in 1998. The band consists of vocalist Scott Sturgeon, guitarist Alec Baillie, bassist Alec Baillie, and drummer Brandon Chevalier. The band has been active for over two decades, and their music has been described as a combination of punk, ska, and hardcore.
Leftöver Crack was formed when Sturgeon and Baillie, who had been playing together in various bands since 1997, decided to form their own group. The two recruited Chevalier to complete the lineup and began writing and recording music.
Their first release was a self-released EP entitled “Mediocre Generica” in 1998. This EP was followed by their debut full-length album, “Operation: Move The Crowd”, which was released in 2000.
The band’s sound has been described as a blend of punk, ska, and hardcore, with a strong political and social message. Their lyrics often deal with topics such as police brutality, poverty, and oppression. They have also been known to be critical of organized religion and the government.
Leftöver Crack has released four full-length albums, two EPs, and several singles. They have also released several music videos, which have been featured on MTV and other media outlets. The band has toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia, and have performed at festivals such as Warped Tour, Riot Fest, and SXSW.
Leftöver Crack has been praised for their energetic live shows and their political messages. They have been credited with helping to revive the punk scene in New York City and have influenced a number of other punk bands. The band is still active today, and their music continues to be relevant and influential.