It's an album that ushered in an era of a thousand suburbanites drinking malt liquor, wearing U.S. View House Of Pain song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos …

And it's also the debut album that ushered House of Pain into the forefront of rap culture for a brief period of time.

These bands usually proffered songs about girls and debauchery, but every now and then released a tender ballad that found a wider audience (see: "Home Sweet Home" by Mötley Crüe). The band's history starts with a failed short solo career, Everlast teamed up with DJ Lethal … This was the case with Faster Pussycat: "House of Pain" was their only pop hit, going to #28 in America and helping their second album, Wake Me When It's Over , earn Gold certification for selling 500,000 copies.

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