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Minor Threat

Minor Threat

Minor Threat were a hardcore punk band, formed in 1980 Washington, D.C. and disbanded in 1983. The band was relatively short-lived, but had a strong influence on the hardcore punk scene, both stylistically and in establishing a "do it yourself" ethic for music distribution and concert promotion. Minor Threat's song "Straight Edge" became the eventual basis of the straight edge movement, while the band often professed their own "straigh...

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