Straight Edge

Album: Minor Threat (1981)


  • This is the song that coined the term "Straight Edge," which represents a lifestyle free of drugs, alcohol and casual sex. Often abbreviated "sXe," the music associated with this lifestyle is Hardcore and Punk. The lyrics to many Minor Threat songs helped define "Straight Edge." >>
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    Carlos - Oxnard, CA

Comments: 4

  • Marcus from Columbia, Modefinitely a band that has opened my eyes to better and more meaningful music.
  • James from Newton, MaNot my lifestyle choice but a great song by one of the best punk bands of all time
  • Jeff from Austin, TxThis is the most hardcore 45 seconds ever recorded. Minor Threat is one of the most underrated bands ever.
  • Dev01d from Wollongong, AustraliaMinor Threat changed my life. I prefer 'In my eyes' over this song but it's all the same message. Can't believe no one has commented on this song before.
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