Zach Blair

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Zach Blair
Blair performing in 2022.
Blair performing in 2022.
Background information
Birth nameZachariah Joaquin Blair
BornSherman, Texas
GenresPunk rock
Melodic hardcore
Hardcore punk
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
Years active1991-present

Zach Blair (born December 26, 1974) is the lead guitarist and co-composer for Chicago-based hardcore punk band Rise Against. Before joining Rise Against in early 2007, Blair was a member of hardcore punk group called Only Crime along with his brother, Doni Blair who currently plays with the Toadies. He has also been a 2nd touring guitarist for The Loved Ones and was the 2nd guitarist on the instrumental band "The Mag Seven's" album "The Future Is Ours, If You Can Count".

Blair is a vegetarian, an animal rights advocate and actively promotes PETA with the other members of Rise Against.[1] Their newest release, Appeal to Reason is Rise Againsts' first album with Blair.

References[change | change source]

  1. "PETA2 // Out There // Top 10 Reasons PETA2 Loves Rise Against". Archived from the original on 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2010-03-05.