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Straight Edge Interviews

Discover in-depth interviews with straight edge bands and inspiring women from the Straight Edge Interviews Project. Gain insights into the lives, values, and experiences of musicians committed to straightedge, and women who have shaped the movement. Explore their stories and perspectives in these engaging conversations.

Explore the intersection of pop-punk and straight edge culture with our exclusive interview with Dav…
Explore the depth of Northwest Hardcore through our interview with Never Looking Back's lead singer,…
“Ironically, the very first time I heard the term ‘straight edge’ was when I was eighteen years old …
Written by: Melody Joel Bull, writer, musician, and supporter of the xsisterhoodx and what it sta…
Christopher Gutierrez is not just your average writer and spoken word artist. He’s a “dirt poet”. He…
Originally Published: Thursday, May 31, 2007Written by: Billy Ransom…
Originally Published: Thursday May 31, 2007Written by: Jerry That may as well be the mantra of R…
Discover the vibrant European hardcore scene through our exclusive interview with Marcel of the Germ…
Originally Published: 2006Written by: ANONYMOUS    “Street by street / Block by block / Taking …
Explore the latest insights from the influential hardcore band Madball in this exclusive interview. …

Straight Edge News

Photo of xPersistx Michigan Straight Edge

No Echo: New Hardcore Band Spotlight: xPersistx

Discover xPersistx, the Michigan-based hardcore band, through No Echo's feature. Vocalist Seth Sprague shares insights on their influences like xRepresentx and Terror, and their latest EP '1 Life 2 Decades'.
T&F PodCast Livestream With Keli Lalita (108, PROJECT KATE, MANTRALOGY RECORDS)

T&F Podcast With Keli Lalita (108, PROJECT KATE, MANTRALOGY RECORDS)

Explore Keli Lalita's journey in T&F Podcast episode, as she discusses hardcore music, Krishna Consciousness, and motherhood, highlighting gender dynamics and challenges in spiritual and cultural environments.
The hard Times falls on hard times

R.I.P The Hard Times 2014-2024…Maybe?

The Hard Times, a humor website rooted in punk and hardcore culture. Facing financial struggles due to social media algorithm changes, they launch a Patreon campaign for survival.


Ian MacKaye Interview with Logan Kelly

Logan Kelly: Interview with Ian MacKaye

12-year-old Logan Kelly sits down with the legendary Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. In this insightful conversation, Logan explores the essence of what it means to be Straight Edge and a Punk through the eyes of one of the genre's most influential figures.


Straight Edge: Walking The Line- 2018

Straight Edge: Walking the Line is a documentary about the Straight Edge movement which began in Washington DC in the 1980's. Straight Edge is a lifetime commitment, never to drink, smoke or do drugs.

There Will Be Quiet- The Story Of Judge (2015)

t of Noisey's four-part series There Will Be Quiet: The Story of Judge, Noisey talks with mythical NYHC vocalist Mike Ferraro, better known as Mike Judge. Ferraro recounts his early days and unforgiving upbringing, his road toward straight-edge, and how an introverted kid found his way to punk rock.

Going Against the Norm—Straight Edge (2014)

It has become a social norm for young adults to engage in typical college activities on the weekends such as smoking weed and drinking. A small percentage decide to rebel against that scene and forge a different path by being straight edge. Straight edgers choose not to smoke, drink or do drugs.