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Album Of The Week: Coriky Coriky

One night in the long-ago time of February 2020, Ian MacKaye stood onstage in Charlottesville, Virginia and sang these words: "What's surprising is the expectation…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2020 - 10:40 am


Q&A: OK Go On 10 Years Of Making Viral Videos

One Of Those Treadmill Guys. Regardless of how many years he is eventually blessed to squeeze out of this corporeal existence, this is…
Shawn Macomber | March 25, 2015 - 12:35 pm

More Ian MacKaye 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

Coriky – “Clean Kill”

Back in in November 2018, Ian MacKaye, Amy Farina, and Joe Lally played their first show togther as a then-unnamed band in a Washington, DC…
James Rettig | February 11, 2020 - 10:00 am

Minor Threat Reunite To Recreate Salad Days EP Cover

Legendary DC hardcore band Minor Threat has reunited...for a photo.
Peter Helman | November 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm

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

Ian MacKaye Showed Up To Watch The Juggalo March

This past weekend, Insane Clown Posse fans marched on Washington to protest the FBI's decision to designate them as a gang. And DC punk's greatest…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 9:34 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

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

D.C. Diner Names Burger After Noted Vegan Ian MacKaye

D.C. restaurant Satellite Room has named a hamburger after noted vegan and local music scene hero Ian MacKaye. The Minor Threat and Fugazi frontman has…
James Rettig | September 4, 2014 - 7:08 pm

Ian MacKaye On Urban Outfitters’ Minor Threat T-Shirt

Back in the day, I had one of those great "This Is Not A Fugazi T-Shirt" T-shirts. It was produced, presumably, by some canny, anonymous…
Michael Nelson | July 31, 2013 - 2:27 pm

Stream the Evens’ The Odds

Fugazi/Minor Threat frontman Ian MacKaye and wife Amy Farina (of the Warmers and Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, among others) released two terrific albums as…
Michael Nelson | November 12, 2012 - 10:46 am

Bob Mould, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl Celebrate 9:30 Club’s 30th

On Monday/Memorial Day the 9:30 Club celebrated its 30th Anniversary. For kids who grew up listening to and mythologizing D.C. hardcore, punk, and the like,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 2, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Ian MacKaye Gets DIY For Nike’s Ad Agency

To be more specific, MacKaye talks about skateboarding culture in the "Skate And Create" section of the D.I.Y. America documentary put together by Aaron Rose…
Brandon Stosuy | January 18, 2010 - 11:35 am

Ben Kingsley Is Just A Minor Threat

"WTF" was invented for moments like watching the Oscar-winning Gandhi actor get into the zone and make like Ian MacKaye in front of a simulated…
Brandon Stosuy | September 17, 2008 - 12:50 pm