Brendan Canty( March 9, 1966 - Present )
Brendan John Canty is an American musician, composer, producer and film maker, best known as the drummer for the band Fugazi.
In 2007, Stylus Magazine ranked Canty at #29 on the list of "50 Greatest Rock Drummers", based on his drumming work with Fugazi.
Canty began playing drums at the age of 15 in the short-lived band Deadline, featured on the Flex Your Head compilation. He began his musical career in earnest in 1985 with Rites of Spring, after which he ended up playing drums in One Last Wish, and Happy Go Licky.
Canty joined Fugazi, as their drummer in 1987 and recorded and toured with the group until their "indefinite hiatus" in 2003.
Many of Fugazi's songs since Repeater are based on guitar riffs introduced at rehearsals by Canty. An adept multi-instrumentalist, Canty also writes...