House Of Pain Biography
The Irish-American Rap trio House Of Pain formed in Los Angeles, Clifornia USA, in the early '90s comprising Everlast, Daniel O'Connor -- AKA Danny Boy -- and DJ Lethal born Leor DiMant.
The band issued its self-titled debut album in July 1992 on Tommy Boy
Records, the record included the massive hit "Jump Around",
which exploded in the Hip-Hop scene worldwide and hit #3 on The Billboard
Hot 100; it was followed by a second single titled "Shamrocks And
Shenanigans". The album crashed into the top 20 of The Billboard
200 and was eventually certified platinum.
During their first national tour Everlast was arrested at JFK Airport in New York for possession of an unregistered handgun.
The band returned in June 1994 with "Same As It Ever Was"; the set debuted at #12 on The Billboard Top 200 Albums chart but failed to replicate its predecessor's success.
The third and final album, "Truth Crushed To Earth Shall Rise Again",
arrived two years later; this album barely sneaked into the U.S. top 50
and eventually the members of House Of Pain decided to go their separate
DJ Lethal joined Limp Bizkit and Everlast released his Tommy Boy solo debut album, "Whitey Ford Sings The Blues", in September of 1998.