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Andrew Jackson Jihad - Candy Cigarettes and Capguns - 2005 (U$A)

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    Candy Cigarettes And Cap Guns
    Release Date : 2005

    Released in a plastic foldover slipcase with a cardstock insert featuring front and rear artwork, and an additional photocopied insert that includes lyrics and band credits. Six cover variants of this release exist, with all CDs being part of a single run of 1,000 factory-pressed discs. The first run of covers were white with black lines at the top and bottom of the sleeve, before copies on brown,
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    Andrew Jackson Jihad Biography

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    Andrew Jackson Jihad is an American folk-punk band from Phoenix, Arizona, formed in 2004.

    In 2016, the band changed their name to [a7202911], citing their growing unease with the continued use of name. AJJ is not specifically an abbreviation for anything.

    Band members: Sean Bonnette, Owen Evans, Mark Glick, Ben Gallaty, Matt Keegan (2), Preston Bryant
    Band ex-members: , Stephen Steinbrink, Dylan Cook, Deacon Batchelor, Renee Sabo, Justin James White
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    Andrew Jackson Jihad (now referred to as just ajj) was an American folk/punk/rock group from Phoenix, Arizona, formed in 2004. They have been classified as everything from indie rock to anti-folk to Americana.

    Andrew Jackson Jihad was formed after its original drummer, Justin James White, approached Sean Bonnette and Ben Gallaty, who had just left Rodan (not the Rodan of Kentucky fame) and The Sub-Standards. Since then, many significant Arizona musicians have sat in with the remaining duo of Sean and Ben, including John De La Cruz of Fatigo and Asleep In The Sea's Owen Evans. Dylan Cook also plays mandolin regularly with the band.

    According to Songfacts, Bonnette, who is also the lyricist of the band (with upright bass player Ben Gallant handling most of the production and some vocals as well) volunteered at a suicide prevention hotline for teenagers for eight years, and worked with homeless men and women in the Phoenix, Arizona area. These experiences gave him a sometimes bleak, but at moments, hopeful outlook on life, often reflected in the band's lyrics.

    On Halloween 2005, Andrew Jackson Jihad covered Neutral Milk Hotel's In the Aeroplane Over the Sea album in its entirety at CounterCulture Cafe.

    Their biggest performance to date has been in their hometown with Flogging Molly and Authority Zero on St. Patrick's Day 2006.

    On April 15, 2006, the band played as part of the 2006 New Times Music Showcase, nominated for Best Americana Band, and won a 2006 Best of Phoenix later that year.

    Besides their local shows, where they have become arguably the most prominent representative in Arizona of the DIY ethic, they have also toured in clubs and basements across the Western United States, appearing at such venues as the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, CA. One show in Kimberly, Idaho saw the band in a cowboy bar and leaving the premises as soon as possible after the show.

    Andrew Jackson Jihad also performed at St. Augustine, Florida's second annual Harvest of Hope Festival in 2010. They played a dual set with Bomb the Music Industry!

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