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The 10 Best Indie Rock Documentaries

In a perfect world, all albums would be self-contained universes. A good album can communicate complex emotions and ideas with the aid of just a…
Michael Nelson | September 18, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Counting Down

Fugazi Albums From Worst To Best

Ian MacKaye's status as reluctant punk godfather was well established before Fugazi played a note. Between fronting seminal DC punk band Minor Threat (whose "Straight…
James Jackson Toth | August 23, 2012 - 3:39 pm

More Fugazi stories

Coriky – “Too Many Husbands”

One Monday night a couple of weeks before quarantine hit, I got a text from a friend: "Ian MacKaye is playing in town tonight?" I…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2020 - 10:45 am

The Messthetics – “Touch Earth Touch Sky” Video

Fugazi never once made a music video. They were one of the biggest, best bands on the American rock underground for about 16 years, but…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2019 - 10:26 am

The Messthetics – “Better Wings”

The former Fugazi rhythm section lives on. Last year, bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty, previously known as one half of the greatest band…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 10:30 am

Ian MacKaye Debuted His New Band At A DC Church Last Night

Ian MacKaye has been leading Washington, DC punk bands for nearly 40 years, and his resume is absurd: the Teen Idles, Minor Threat, Embrace, Fugazi,…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2018 - 9:47 am

Stream The Messthetics’ Self-Titled Debut

Fugazi were one of the greatest bands in the history of American underground rock. Some of us might argue that they were simply the greatest,…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2018 - 11:36 am

The Messthetics – “Quantum Path”

Joe Lally and Brendan Canty, the former rhythm section for Fugazi, have a new band that's about as far away from Fugazi as you could…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2018 - 11:24 am

The Messthetics – “Serpent Tongue”

Collectively, bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty make up one of the greatest rhythm sections that underground rock has ever known. The two played…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2018 - 9:56 am

Watch Eddie Vedder Debut A New Song, Cover Fugazi At Ohana Fest

This past weekend, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder headlined the Ohana Fest in Dana Point, California’s Doheny State Beach. It was the second year of…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2017 - 8:59 am

Eddie Vedder’s Amsterdam Tour Opener Was A Subtle Chris Cornell Tribute

Eddie Vedder gave his first performance since the death of Chris Cornell during the kickoff of his solo European tour in Amsterdam on Saturday night.
Peter Helman | May 29, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Neutral Milk Hotel Auction Rare Bikini Kill, Rites Of Spring, & Fugazi Memorabilia To Benefit Phil Elverum’s Wife

Phil Elverum -- better known to many of us as the Microphones or Mount Eerie -- has recently been raising money for his wife Geneviève,…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2016 - 10:06 am

Yuck – “Cashout” (Fugazi Cover)

London garage-punks Yuck are putting out their third album, Stranger Things, next month. We've already heard "Hearts In Motion" and "Hold Me Closer," and today…
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 9:57 am

Hear Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini Interview Each Other

Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat, Embrace) and Steve Albini (Big Black, Shellac, Rapeman) have known each other for years, since their bands were circulating the…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 10:15 am

The Dirty Nil – “Provisional” (Fugazi Cover)

Choosing to cover Fugazi means you've got some pretty big shoes to fill, but the Dirty Nil manage to fit in with a little wiggle…
James Rettig | October 9, 2015 - 10:58 am

Ian MacKaye Unearths Fan Letter From 14-Year-Old Dave Grohl

Before he was best friends with David Letterman, before he was a Foo Fighter, before he was the drummer in Nirvana, before he was the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Stream Fugazi’s First Demo

D.C. punk heroes Fugazi, who absolutely belong in the top 10 on your greatest-bands-of-all-time list, are about to release their original demo for the first…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2014 - 8:30 am
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