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Origin: San Diego, California

Genre: Melodic Hardcore

Years active: 1994 – 2003

Mark McLemore (drums, 1994-1998)
Chris Moore (vocals)
Eric Sisson (guitar, 1994-1997)
James Banister (guitar)
Micah Albao (bass)
Chris Lewis (guitar, 1997-2003)
Adam Rapps (drums, 1998-2003)

Released in 1996 on Red Eye Records. Produced by Scott Russo of Unwritten Law.[10]

“Tell Me”
“Open Book”
“Light of Day”
“Problem Child”
“Control’s a Pity”
“Army Man”
“Home Sweet Home”
“One Minute More”
Released in 1998 on Red Eye Records. Album art by Wade Youman of Unwritten Law. Produced by Pivit.[11]

“Running Out”
“On My Own”
“Stuck On You”
“Crash” (Contains a hidden acoustic bonus track after 2 minutes of silence)
Thanks for Coming Back[edit]
Released on September 3, 2002 from Red Eye Records. Produced by Ryan Greene. Recorded in September 2001 at Engine Famous Studios in San Francisco, California.[12]

“That Girl”
“Middle Children”
“Sex and Suicide”
“Dawson’s Creek”
“Pop Whore”
“From My Bedroom”
Find the Fuzz[edit]
Released in 1995. Recorded at DML Studios.[13] The tape cover featured a photo of girls from a Guess Jeans ad.[5]

“Open Book”
“Night on the Town”
“I Don’t Know”
“Dream Girl”
“Wasted Time Away”
“Golden Arches”


Pivit was an American punk rock band hailing from Poway and Cardiff, California, formed in late 1994 by original drummer Mark McLemore, lead singer Chris Moore, and guitarist Eric Sisson in San Diego County, California. In 1995, they recorded their first demo entitled Find the Fuzz. Eventually they produced 3 albums together, Pressure in 1996, Millennium in 1998 and finally Thanks for Coming Back in 2002.

The band enjoyed moderate success, earning heavy praise from critics and fans[1][2][3] and opening for such bands as Blink-182, Incubus, MxPx, Buck-O-Nine, Sack Lunch, Pennywise, Unwritten Law, Mad Caddies, Ten Foot Pole, Homegrown and many local San Diego bands.[4] In June 1998, a video was shot for Pivit’s song “Oddessy” in Rancho Bernardo and downtown San Diego, directed by Taylor Steele.[5][6] A music video was made in 2002 for the song “Fingercuffs”,[7] and a video was also made for “Millennium”, but only played at live shows.[8]

Since disbanding in 2003, there have been a few reunion shows with Agent 51, Sack Lunch, and Spero Lumina throughout 2008 and 2009.[9]