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Minor Threat

Minor Threat formed in 1980 with Ian Mackye, Jeff Nelson, Brian Baker, and Lyle Preslar, from the ashes of former D.C. Punk band Teen Idles, and after a solid amount of gigs they released their first E.P., "Minor Threat",which became a regional success. The follow up "In my Eyes" and shared almost equal success. During this time they began to be coined "Straight Edge" for their song with the same title, and are considered the forerunners of the "Straight Edge" scene. After "In my Eyes" was released ", Lyle Preslar left for college and Minor Threat recruited Steve Hansgen as bassist. Lyle retu ...read more

Minor Threat formed in 1980 with Ian Mackye, Jeff Nelson, Brian Baker, and Lyle Preslar, from the ashes of former D.C. Punk band Teen Idles, and after a solid amount of gigs they released their first E.P., "Minor Threat",which became a regional success. The follow up "In my Eyes" and shared almost equal success. During this time they began to be coined "Straight Edge" for their song with the same title, and are considered the forerunners of the "Straight Edge" scene. After "In my Eyes" was released ", Lyle Preslar left for college and Minor Threat recruited Steve Hansgen as bassist. Lyle returned, Brian Baker switched over to second guitar and they recorded the LP "Out of Step". After releasing their final EP "Salad Days" the band called it quits. They are forever remembered to have kicked ass. « hide

Similar Bands: Black Flag, Fugazi, Youth of Today, Bad Brains, Embrace

LPs
Out of Step
1983

4.2
611 Votes
EPs
Salad Days
1985

3.6
106 Votes
In My Eyes
1981

4
236 Votes
Minor Threat
1981

4.4
653 Votes
First Demo Tape
1980

3.9
154 Votes
Live Albums
Live at DC Space/Buff Hall/9:30 Club
2003

4.3
24 Votes
Compilations
First Two 7"s
2014

4.3
77 Votes
Complete Discography
1990

4.4
913 Votes

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