were an American hardcore punk band from Washington, DC
. Though they only released one album and three EPs, they were one of the most influential punk rock bands of The Eighties
, spearheading the Straight Edge
movement with one 46-second song ("Straight Edge"). They are also one of the innovators of hardcore punk, along with Bad Brains
and Black Flag
. The majority of Minor Threat's songs are very fast, brief and angry, such as "Out of Step With the World" and "I Don't Wanna Hear It".
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