(Documentary) (writer: "Seeing Red", "Teen Idles", "Minor Threat", "Stand Up", "Guilty Of Being White", "Straight Edge" - as I. MacKaye)
(writer: "Look Back & Laugh" - as I. MacKaye)
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
While in Minor Threat
, he wrote the song "Straight Edge" after one of his best friends, a drug addict, died as he overdosed on heroin. In swearing off drugs, alcohol, smoking, and promiscuous sex, McKaye unintentionally invented a life-style still strictly led by thousands of people to this day.