Based in New York, Pro-Pain
is an alternative metal band that blends the aggressiveness of hardcore punk with the technical precision of speed metal. The band released their debut album, Foul Taste of Freedom
, in 1992. The record was well received within metal circles, and over the next five years, the group slowly built up a dedicated following across America and Europe. Truth Hurts
, the group's second album, appeared in 1994 and was followed two years later by Contents Under Pressure
. The band's eponymous fourth album was released in January 1998 and Round Six
followed in fall 2000.