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Instruments  Guitar
Name  Lyle Preslar

Role  Musician
Genres  Hardcore punk
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Occupation(s)  Guitarist, singer, songwriter
Associated acts  Minor Threat, State of Alert
Education  Rutgers School of Law–Newark
Music groups  Minor Threat (1980 – 1983), Samhain, The Meatmen (1983 – 1988)
Albums  Out of Step, Samhain III: November‑Coming‑Fire, Initium, We're The Meatmenand You Suck!!, Samhain Live '85–'86
Similar  Jeff Nelson, Brian Baker, Steve Zing, Eerie Von, Ian MacKaye

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Lyle Preslar is an American musician best known for being the guitar player and songwriter for the hardcore punk band Minor Threat. Before that, he was the vocalist for The Extorts, who later became State of Alert after he quit. Despite not performing on any State of Alert recordings, Preslar received co-writing credit for the songs "Draw Blank" from the No Policy EP and "I Hate the Kids" from the Dischord Records compilation Flex Your Head.


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When Minor Threat dissolved, he played guitar in The Meatmen and the first incarnation of Samhain.

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After retiring from performing, he ran Caroline Records, signing Ben Folds, Chemical Brothers, and Fat Boy Slim; he was later a marketing executive for Elektra Records and Sire Records. In 2007, he graduated from Rutgers School of Law–Newark. He is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.

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He is married to Sandy Alouete, an executive at VH1 and they have a child named Romy.

Preslar also won the Grammy Law Initiative Writing Prize in 2007 with an article about the RIAA vs. XM Satellite Radio.

His guitar playing is known to consist of full six string barre chords and be able to keep up speed while not sacrificing accuracy. Ian Mackaye has stated "Lyle Preslar, the guitar player, I mean he's one of the most unsung guitar players. He's playing full, six-string-position barre chords at that speed—that's just insane. His accuracy and his rhythms are so incredible."

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  • The Extorts
  • Minor Threat
  • Samhain
  • The Meatmen
  • References

    Lyle Preslar Wikipedia