Ian MacKaye

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Hardcore Documentary ‘Something In The Water’ Launches Indiegogo Initiative

The brother-filmmakers Chris and Nick Lilli have launched a Indiegogo campaign in order to finish shooting and producing their film Something In The Water, a documentary which will examine the Long Island hardcore scene since its inception in the 1980s. Inspired by the Lilli’s personal love for the music scene which they were actively a […]

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Black Flag Issues Statement On Black Flag, Flag

In the 1970s, people constantly wondered if rock and roll had a future, and if so, what it would be. Fast forward to 2013, and we can safely say that even punk rock is all about cash once you get over the hill. Two forms of the famed hardcore punk group Black Flag have gotten […]

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Minor Threat Guitarist Doesn’t See The Band Reuniting In The Future

Ultimate-Guitar had a chance to sit down with Bad Religion guitarist (duh) Brian Baker last week just following the release of the California punk band’s 16th (!) album – and their first ever to crack the top 20 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart (!!!) – True North. However the conversation soon swayed to some […]

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Rites of Spring Releases ‘Six Song Demo’

Emo pioneers Rites of Spring had members that would later go on to join post-hardcore pioneer band Fugazi, and will always be remembered as one of the first emo bands (as well as naming a band after a Stravinsky ballet, if that’s your thing.) Now, Dischord Records are releasing their original Six Song Demo on 10″, CD, […]

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The Evens (ex-Fugazi, Minor Threat) Announce Album Details

Ian MacKaye was the lead vocalist for hardcore punk band Minor Threat and pioneered the straight edge movement, then the guitarist for post-hardcore band Fugazi. For the past few years, his main project has been alternative rock band The Evens with his wife. Now The Evens have set the release date for their next album, […]