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Name: Fugazi                                                                   
Origin Washington, D.C., USA                                                   
Genre(s): Post-hardcore, Indie rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock               
Years active 1987-present (on hiatus since 2002)                               
Fugazi is an American DIY post-hardcore band that formed in Washington, D.C. in 
1987. The band's continual members were guitarists Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto
(who both shared vocal duties), bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty.   
Noted for their ethical stance and manner of business practice, the band       
experienced commercial success during the 1990s while remaining on their       
independent record label, Dischord Records. Fugazi has been on hiatus since 2002.