Minor Threat

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by Minor Threat

Biography

One of the most influential US punk bands of the 80s, Minor Threat’s highly idealistic message, similar to that of Crass and the anarcho-punk bands of the UK, proved inspirational to a young audience disaffected with its political choices. Based in Washington, DC, the band was formed in 1980 from the ashes of local band, Teen Idles. The main spokesman Ian MacKaye (16 April 1962, Washington, DC, USA; vocals) and drummer Jeff Nelson left that band to join Lyle Preslar (guitar) and Brian... Read more

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hardcore
hardcore punk
punk
straight edge
punk rock
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