The band was formerly (originally) known as Andrew Jackson Jihad, however in 2016 they officially changed their name to AJJ.
The folk punk band comprises of core members Sean Bonnette (acoustic guitar) and Ben Gallaty (upright bass).
At the time of formation Bonnette was still a teenager, and the duo started out by writing humorously explicit music with macabre themes. Early topics ran the gamut from self-sacrifice to childhood drug addiction, all sung in a frantic manner with acoustic instrumentation. There self-releases and EPs attracted the interest of Plan-It-X Records. However in wasn't until signing with Asian Man Records that they released their first full-length album, People That Can Eat People Are the Luckiest People in the World.
The band's lyrics cover themes such as social anxiety, poverty, humanity, religion, existentialimsm and politics.
The current lineup is: