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Minor Threat

Minor Threat
Formed: 1980 in Washington D.C.
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Disbanded: 1983
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brian Baker, Steve Hansgen, Jeff Nelson, Ian MacKaye, Lyle Preslar
Biography: Minor Threat was the definitive Washington, D.C., hardcore punk band, setting the style for the straight-edge punk movement of the early '80s. Led by vocalist Ian MacKaye, the band was staunchly independent and fiercely sober. Through their songs, the group rejected drugs and alcohol, espoused anti-establishment ...Read full biography
Out of Step
Released: 1984
Label: Dischord Records
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The only official album Minor Threat ever released was a mere eight songs -- but that was enough. Building on the promise and fire of the band's earlier singles, Out of Step instantly became iconic for ...Read full review