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Straight edge artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good straight edge bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top straight edge bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Straight edge groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all straight edge punk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest straight edge bands of all time, since the most famous straight edge artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best straight edge punk music.

You can click on the straight edge band names to see more information about that particular notable straight edge group. If they're near the top of the best straight edge artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top straight edge bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the straight edge band names themselves.

This list contains artists like Minor Threat and Ian MacKaye. You get to decide which ones are the "best" artists by voting for your favorites right on the list. Don't like Limp Wrist or Eighteen Visions? Give them a thumbs down.

All important, significant and iconic names in straight edge music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new straight edge bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of straight edge, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into straight edge music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good straight edge bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent straight edge bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best straight edge bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest straight edge musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular straight edge bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Minor Threat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Minor Threat Straight edge, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Gorilla Biscuits is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Gorilla Biscuits Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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Youth of Today is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Youth of Today Straight edge, Youth crew, Hardcore punk

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Judge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Judge Straight edge, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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Have Heart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Have Heart Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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7 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
7 Seconds Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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Slapshot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Slapshot Straight edge, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Uniform Choice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Uniform Choice Straight edge

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Project X is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Project X Youth crew, Hardcore punk

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Ati's Warriors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Ati's Warriors Hardcore Punk, Christian Rap, Contemporary Jungle Beat - Hailing from Chula Vista, Ati’s Warriors exploded all over the southern California hardcore scene in 1991 with the debut 7-inch record “I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours.” Their unique brand of hardcore punk/Christian ...

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Grudge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Chain of Strength is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Chain of Strength Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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Ten Yard Fight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Ten Yard Fight Straight edge, Youth crew, Hardcore punk

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SSD is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
SSD Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Straight edge

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DYS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
DYS Straight edge, Heavy metal, Punk rock

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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Inside Out Youth crew, Metalcore, Hardcore punk

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Turning Point is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Unbroken is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Unbroken Metalcore, Hardcore punk

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Casey Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Casey Jones Straight edge

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Wide Awake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Bold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Bold Straight edge, Hardcore punk

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Battery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Battery Straight edge, Youth crew, Hardcore punk

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Undertow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Crippled Youth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Outspoken is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Limp Wrist is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Limp Wrist Straight edge, Queercore, Punk rock

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Manliftingbanner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Manliftingbanner Straight edge, Hardcore punk

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Infest is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Infest Thrash metal, Straight edge, Powerviolence

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Good Clean Fun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Good Clean Fun Straight edge, Positive hardcore, Hardcore punk

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Side by Side is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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Rise Against is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Rise Against Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock, Positive hardcore

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Insted is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands

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xBishopx is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
xBishopx Straight edge, Metalcore, Hardcore punk

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Purified in Blood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Purified in Blood Rock music, Straight edge, Metalcore

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Anti‐Flag is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Anti‐Flag Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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Eighteen Visions is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Eighteen Visions Deathcore, Rock music, Straight edge

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Time Flies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Time Flies Straight edge, Melodic hardcore, Hardcore punk

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Future Primitive is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Future Primitive Straight edge

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Xcrosscheckx is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Straight Edge Punk Bands
Xcrosscheckx Straight edge, Hardcore punk