Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye is an American vocalist, songwriter, guitar player, artist, label owner, and manufacturer. Active because 1979, MacKaye is best understood for being the frontman of the prominent hardcore punk bands Minor Hazard, the post-hardcore bands Embrace and Fugazi, as we …
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Date Of Birth
April 16, 1962
Washington, D.C., United States
5 feet 8 in (1.7526 m)
Vocalist, Record manufacturer, Artist, Songwriter, Guitar Player, Movie Rating Author
Woodrow Wilson High School
United States of America
Carmine Francis Farina MacKaye
Brother Or Sisters
MacKaye, Ian, Ian McKaye, Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye
He was the straw man of the influential Washington D.C. hardcore punk band Minor Risk, which dissolved in 1983.
While in Minor Risk, he composed the tune “Straight Edge” after among his buddies, a drug abuser, passed away as he overdosed on heroin. In swearing off drugs, alcohol, cigarette smoking, and promiscuous sex, McKaye inadvertently developed a life-style still strictly led by countless individuals to this day.