Frontman Samuel “Guetts” Guetterman (rhythm guitar, vocals) notably experienced teenage trauma when in 2006, at 16 years old, he was sentenced to a year in a faith-based juvenile detention camp, Prayer Mountain Boys Academy, in Griffin, Georgia. In addition to enduring widespread physical abuse and abhorrent, moldy living conditions, due to non-existent judicial oversight, Guetterman and the other boys sang in a touring church choir as examples of “reformed” rebellious teens. Secular music was contraband in the program, but a few months in, a fellow student smuggled in a CD player and a copy of Radiohead’s “In Rainbows”. The boys listened to this while hiding under their beds. Upon his return home, Guetterman worked for a number of years as a birthday clown, performing magic and bringing fun to children and their parents.
Crumbsnatchers began in 2012, when Guetterman joined his songwriting prowess with: Philip Mosteller, a long-time friend and virtuoso guitarist originally from Texas