Minor Threat

In 1990, every song that Minor Threat ever recorded was released on one disc that cost twelve dollars. Funny that an entire catalog can be boiled down to one disc while what the band amassed culturally can hardly be put into words. In a career that lasted only three years, one album, and three EPs (one released posthumously), this most iconic of hardcore punk bands unwittingly started a movement called “straight edge,” founded their own record label, and spearheaded the DC hardcore scene. Fronted by the passionate anti-rock star Ian MacKaye, who preferred Twinkies and soda pop to pills and liquor, Minor... Read More

Rock, Punk, Straight Edge
City Of Origin:
Washington DC, United States
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