AJ Johnston is a Combat deployed Army Paratrooper, with an above knee amputation lost while serving. His injury and experience's lead to a thirst for life, and a high energy performance! His band has opened for some of the biggest names in the Texas Country/Red Dirt scene (Casey Donahew, Kevin Fowler, Charlie Robison, and Zane Williams), and they have played some amazing, top venues. His songwriting is influenced by heartbreak, people's stories, and personal experiences. Songs like "Aged Rodeo", stemmed from real life experiences as a former bull rider; and "Flag Draped Box" is influenced from his experiences in Afghanistan.