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Jack Off Jill (JOJ) is a "riot goth" band, formed in 1992. They were named by Jessicka's friend Marilyn Manson and, for the most part, their music and aesthetics match his.

They only released two albums before they broke up in mid-2000, after being Screwed by the Label, and because of tensions in the band that caused the constantly changing lineup. They reunited in 2015, and toured throughout the year, anything after that remains to be seen.

Members:

  • Jessicka Addams - lead vocals
  • Michelle "Inhell" Oliver - lead guitar
  • Helen Storer - bass guitar
  • Tenni "Ah-cha-cha" Arslanyan - drums, percussion

Past members:

  • Robin "Agent" Moulder – bass guitar, piano (1992-2000)
  • Laura Simpson – drums (1996-1997)
  • Ho Ho Spade – guitar (1996-1997)
  • Scott Mitchell Putesky – guitar (1997-1998)
  • Claudia Rossi – drums (1997-1999)
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  • Clint Walsh – guitar (1999-2000)
  • Norm Block – drums (1999-2000)
  • Chris Vrenna – drums (2000)

Discography:

  • Children 5 and Up (EP) (1993)
  • Cannibal Songbook (EP) (1995)
  • Sexless Demons and Scars (1997)
  • Covetous Creature (EP) (1998)
  • Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers (2000)
  • Humid Teenage Mediocrity (2006)

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  • A God Am I: "Losing His Touch".
    "Now/now I'm god/'cause your god/is just losing his touch"
    • Inverted with "Devil With the Black Dress On", since she compares herself to, well, the devil.
  • Atomic F-Bomb: "Girlscout".
    "FUCK what I want/FUCK what I need..."
    • "Author Unknown"
    "Here's your answer/it's still FUCK YOOOUUU!!!"
  • Badass Boast: Practically all of "When I Am Queen"
    "When I am queen/I will insist/with perfect scars upon my wrists/that everything you once held dear/is taken away from you"
    • The chorus of "Cinnamon Spider"
  • Blasphemous Boast: "Losing His Touch".
    Hey there, dead God
    You're lost and jaded
    You're lost and faded
    You've become the sheep you hated!
  • Bald of Awesome: Michelle.
  • Book-Ends:
    • The outro to "Angels Fuck", the last track on Sexless Demons and Scars, is a piano tune. This same piano tune is used the intro for "When I Am Queen", the first track on Clear Hearts Grey Flowers.
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    • Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers begins and ends with static and distortion, it also shows up in "Witch Hunt".
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: "My Cat".
    "My cat is handsome/he can play the guitar/he can break my arm in seven places"
    • "Boy Grinder".
    ''We all... like it more... when we... GET RAPED!"
  • Burn the Witch!: "Witch Hunt" ends with this, as shown in the header above.
    • Mentioned in "Cinnamon Spider".
  • Call-Back: "Angels Fuck, Devils Kiss" ends Sexless Demons and Scars with a piano tune, "When I Am Queen" opens Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers with the same tune.
  • Careful with That Axe: Jessicka, in almost every song. She tones this down in her second band Scarling, but it still happens sometimes.
    • "Witch Hunt" is an extreme example.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: "Angels Fuck".
    "FUCK YOU, FUCK YOU, FUCK ME!"
  • Country Matters: On occasion, "Cumdumpster" is probably the best example.
  • Cover Version: The Cure's "Lovesong." For some reason Robert Smith credits Jessicka's second band scarling. as one of his favorites, despite her decision to combine Careful with That Axe with this song.
  • Crapsack World: "Lolirot", "Bruises are Back in Style", "Boy Grinder".
  • Creepy Circus Music: "Witch Hunt".
  • Creepy Child: Jessicka and any little girls appearing in her visual artwork.
    • The cover of Clear Hearts Grey Flowers, a painting by Mark Ryden, shows all three members looking like this.
  • Death Seeker: "Strawberry Gashes" is about one.
  • Double Entendre: "My Cat".
    "He may not be an actor/but he's a pussy superstar!"
  • Eagleland: "Bruises are Back in Style" and "Confederate Fag", both being Type 2.
  • Fake-Out Fade-Out: "American Made".
  • Fading into the Next Song: "Underjoyed" transitions into "Surgery".
  • God Is Evil: "Losing His Touch".
  • Goth: JOJ's aesthetic and fanbase is this. They're often cited as Goth Rock too, but musically they sound more like alternative metal.
  • Grief Song: "Vivica" (at least metaphorically), and "Poor Impulse Control".
  • Hidden Track: "Angels Fuck" and "Lovesong", the latter after 66 silent tracks that are 6 seconds long each.
  • Humans Are Bastards: "Lolirot"
  • I Just Want to Be Loved: "Angels Fuck, Devils Kiss"
    "Everybody's got/a little someone to trust/but me"
    • "Losing His Touch"
    "...because god/never loved me this much"
  • Intentionally Awkward Title: The band name. Word of God has it that Jessicka had originally wanted to name the band "Jack In Jill," but Marilyn Manson convinced her to go with "Jack Off Jill" instead. This trope is equally applicable to either of those options.
    • "Cumdumpster" would definitely count.
    • "Spit and Rape".
    • "French Kiss The Elderly".
    • "Confederate Fag".
  • Ironic Nursery Tune: Witch Hunt.
    "Dead girls dance, they burn and twirl
    Witch hunt, witch cunt, burn this girl"
  • It's All About Me: Robin. It's one of the reasons the band broke up.
  • Kill It with Fire: "Witch Hunt".
    "With only one match...and one chance to burn... only one."
  • Last Note Nightmare: "Witch Hunt" ends with Jessicka screaming as she's burned alive, with her screams getting raspier as she burns. It comes out of nowhere for first-time listeners.
    • "American Made" ends with a Jump Scare.
    • "Angels Fuck" ends with Jessicka screaming about being hurt so bad by someone that she's never getting better. In addition, this is the last track on the album.
  • Ephebophile: "Boy Grinder".
    Little teenage boy... that we wanna... fuck.
  • Love Martyr: "Rabbiteen".
  • Madness Mantra: "Clear Hearts, Grey Flowers".
    "This is what you want/this is what you get"
    • The chorus of "When I Am Queen".
    "Drown, drown, drown myself..."
  • Military School: "Confederate Fag".
  • Mohs Scale of Lyrical Hardness: Nearly every single song is at least a 9 or 10, if not Up to Eleven. "Boy Grinder" is an example, but not even the most extreme case of JOJ's lyrical hardness:
    "We all…like it more…when we…get raped
    Can't kill yourself when you whine about it
    Can't kill yourself when you wanna fuck
    Can't kill yourself when you're one of us
    You can't kill your...
    (...)
    See yourself through my eyes, and you get fucked
    Everybody's crazy, they're simply fucked..."
  • Mortality Phobia: "Fear of Dying", obviously.
  • Murder Ballad: "Witch Hunt", except it's a suicide ballad.
    • "When I Am Queen".
      "When I am queen, on royal throne made out of parts of broken bones
      of all the devils I have known, that suck the angels dry
      When I am queen I'll have my way, I'll make it drowning Dollie day
      and all the tears that we have cried will suck back in our eyes"
  • Nobody Loves the Bassist: Averted with Robin, not for lack of trying.
  • Non-Appearing Title: A few, including "Rabbiteen," "Author Unknown," or "Poor Impulse Control."
  • Ominous Music Box Tune: "Choke" and "Working With Meat".
  • Please Kill Me If It Satisfies You: "Surgery", possibly.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Discussed in many songs, typical for their feminist lyrics as a Riot Grrrl band.
  • Religion Rant Song: "Losing His Touch." God and religion are mentioned in several other songs, like "Bruises Are Back In Style" and "Spit And Rape," but in those cases the blasphemy is more to punctuate rants about other aspects of society.
  • Revolving Door Band: Their reunion lineup is probably the longest, and it only lasted for about six months.
  • Riot Grrrl: Since this band was female-fronted and aggressive and occasionally wrote feminism-soaked lyrics about rape, and they happened to be active in the 1990s, the association with this scene was basically inevitable. JOJ's attitude, if not their music, is more in line with that of bands like Babes In Toyland and Hole. All three bands made liberal use of Careful with That Axe vocals, and Jessicka tended to wear a slightly less messy, more gothic version of the "kinderwhore" style popularized by Courtney Love and Kat Bjelland. However, JOJ didn't reject the Riot Grrrl label with the others' vehemence; Jessicka does embrace the description "riot goth."
  • Sanity Slippage Song: Pretty much all of it. "Witch Hunt", "When I Am Queen", "Surgery" or "Angels Fuck", for example.
  • Self-Backing Vocalist: Jessicka.
  • Self-Harm: Jessicka used to do this on stage.
  • Siamese Twin Songs: "Strawberry Gashes" ends with extremely high screeching distorted guitars that lead into "Author Unknown".
  • Shout-Out: For one of the reunion shows, Jessicka recreated a certain scene from Carrie on stage, and performed the rest of the set covered in (hopefully) fake blood.
  • Surprisingly Gentle Song: "Vivica".
  • Take That!: "Author Unknown" was written as a direct response to Marilyn Manson's autobiography, in which she's essentially Demoted to Extra. They've since patched things up.
  • That Liar Lies: "Rabbiteen".
  • The Power of Love: Why did the band reunite? One of the members saw a shrine at a gas station, made by one of their newer fans, told the others about it, and they eventually decided it was time to get back together. The best part? They played their first reunion show in Asheville, North Carolina; where they found the shrine.
  • This Is Unforgivable!: Subverted by the band; even after everything, they still asked Robin about reuniting. She refused.
    • "Nazi Halo"
    • "Author Unknown", ultimately subverted in real life (see above).
  • A Tragedy of Impulsiveness: Discussed in "Poor Impulse Control", as the title says.
  • Troubled Abuser: "Surgery".
  • Unusual Euphemism: "Underjoyed", for clinical depression.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Marilyn Manson.
    • And Robin.
  • Word Salad Lyrics: "Chocolate Chicken":
    "The chicken blows, yeah
    Let's stab ourselves, yeah
    Chicken and chocolate praying
    Stormtrooper got the blues
    They suck him off on plastic cock
    And who the hell are you
    The chicken knows, yeah
    Just how it goes, yeah"
    • "Bruises are Back in Style":
      "If love is a taxi, the devil will drive
      If hatred is English, then I speak in jive
      If this is a fuck, then I'll run for a mile"
  • Word Salad Title: Plenty. For example, "Cinnamon Spider", "Cockroach Waltz", "French Kiss The Elderly", "Nazi Halo"...
  • Woman Scorned: Applies to many of JOJ's songs.
    • "When I Am Queen" (see Badass Boast)
    • "Clear Hearts Gray Flowers".
      Your mouth is like a funeral
      Where kisses go to die
      I'm not the girl that stopped and stared
      I'm not the girl that lied
  • Xtreme Kool Letterz: Jessicka.
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