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Pro-Pain

Pro-Pain plays heavy power/thrash metal 90's style, with hardcore vocals, somewhat representative of the New York "street metal" sound. Despite the odd lineup change over the years their recorded output has been pretty steady, and as a result they've made a nice career for themselves.

Current Members

Gary Meskil

vocals/bass (ex-Crumbsuckers)

Tom Klimchuck

guitars (ex-M.O.D.)

Marshall Stephens

guitars

Greg Discenza

guitars

Jonas Sanders

drums

Former Members/Guests

Nick St. Denis

guitars (ex-Systematic)

Mike Hollman

guitars

Rob Moschetti

guitars (Generation Kill, ex-M.O.D.)

Eric Klinger

guitars

Adam Phillips

guitars (ex-Destroy Destroy Destroy)

Dan Richardson

drums (ex-Crumbsuckers, ex-Life Of Agony, ex-Stereomud)

Dave Chavarri

drums (ex-Gothic Slam, Ill Niño, ex-Laaz Rockit, ex-Merauder, ex-M.O.D.)

Eric Matthews

drums

J.C. Dwyer

drums (guest for Icarus Witch, ex-Paingod)

Rick Havlerson

drums



Discography



Foul Taste Of Freedom  
1992 Energy
  1. Foul taste of freedom
  2. Death on the dance floor
  3. Murder 101
  4. Pound for pound
  5. Every good boy does fine
  6. Death goes on
  7. Rawhead
  8. The stench of piss
  9. Picture this
  10. Iraqnophobia
  11. Johnny Black
  12. Lesson learned
  13. God only knows
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Dan Richardson



The Truth Hurts  
1994 Energy
  1. Make war (not love)
  2. Bad blood
  3. The truth hurts
  4. Put the lights out
  5. Denial
  6. Let sleeping dogs lie
  7. One man army
  8. Down in the dumps
  9. The beast is back
  10. Switchblade knife
  • Gary Meskil
  • Nick St. Denis
  • Mike Hollman
  • Dan Richardson



Contents Under Pressure  
1996 Energy
  1. Crush
  2. Shine
  3. State of mind
  4. Gunya down
  5. The mercy killings
  6. Contents under pressure
  7. Against the grain
  8. Box city
  9. Odd man out
  10. Political suicide
  11. Pound for pound (Ream mix) (digipack only)
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Rob Moschetti
  • Dan Richardson



Pro-Pain  
1998 Mayhem
  1. Get real
  2. Time
  3. No love lost
  4. Don't kill yourself to live
  5. Love / H8
  6. Life's hard
  7. Mark my words
  8. My time will come
  9. Smokin' gun
  10. Godsize
  11. Blood red
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Rob Moschetti
  • Dave Chavarri
1998 Readers' Album #74




Best Of Pro-Pain  COMPILATION
1998 Nuclear Blast
  1. Take it back
  2. Make war (not love)
  3. Foul taste of freedom
  4. The truth hurts
  5. Death on the dance floor
  6. Switchblade knife
  7. Murder 101
  8. Put the lights out
  9. Johnny Black
  10. Denial
  11. Pound for pound
  12. State of mind
  13. Shine
  14. Crush



Act Of God  
1999 Nuclear Blast
  1. Stand tall
  2. In for the kill
  3. Act of god
  4. On parade
  5. I remain
  6. Time will tell
  7. Pride
  8. Love and war
  9. Hopeless?
  10. Burn
  11. All fall down
  12. F.S.U.
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • Eric Matthews
1999 Readers' Album #60




Round 6  
2001 Spitfire
  1. Fed up
  2. Desensitize
  3. Substance
  4. All or none
  5. Status quo
  6. Fk it
  7. Psywar
  8. Take it personal
  9. Make some noise
  10. Let live
  11. Thou shalt not
  12. Draw blood
  13. Down in flames
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • Eric Matthews



Road Rage  LIVE
2001 Spitfire
  1. Stand tall
  2. I remain
  3. Life's hard
  4. Get real
  5. Act of god
  6. Smoking gun
  7. In for the kill
  8. Don't kill yourself to live
  9. Foul taste of freedom
  10. Crush
  11. Shine
  12. Make war (not love)
  13. State of mind
  14. The stench of piss
  15. Bad blood
  16. Iraqnophobia
  17. Pound for pound
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • Eric Matthews



Shreds Of Dignity  
2002 Spitfire
  1. The Shape Of Things To Come
  2. Gone Fishin´
  3. Down For The Cause
  4. No Way Out
  5. Shreds Of Dignity
  6. Walk Away
  7. F.O.A.D.
  8. Lock´N´Load
  9. Casualties Of War
  10. 24 / 7
  11. Justice Must Be Down
  12. Kill Or Be Killed
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • Eric Matthews



Run For Cover (covers)  
2003 Spitfire
  1. Never Again
  2. Circle Of The Tyrants
  3. The Crowd
  4. Refuse/ Resist
  5. Iron Fist
  6. 100%
  7. Terpentin
  8. Nothing
  9. Weeds
  10. Just Sit There
  11. Damaged II
  12. Your Mistake
  13. Knife Edge
  14. South Of Heaven
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • Eric Matthews



Fistful Of Hate  
2004 Candlelight
  1. Can You Feel It?
  2. Left For Dead
  3. Godspeed
  4. Implode
  5. American Dreams
  6. Cut Throat
  7. Aftermath
  8. Save Face
  9. The Better Half Of Forever
  10. Freedom Rings
  11. Lost Horizons
  12. Fistful Of Hate
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • J.C. Dwyer



Raw Video  VIDEO
2005 Candlelight



Best Of Pro-Pain II  COMPILATION
2005



Prophets Of Doom  
2005 Candlelight
  1. Neocon
  2. Un-American
  3. Hates Marches On
  4. One World Ain't Enough
  5. Getting Over
  6. Operation Blood For Oil
  7. Torn
  8. Death Toll Rises
  9. The Prisoner
  10. Days Of Shame
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • J.C. Dwyer



Age Of Tyranny - The Tenth Crusade  
2007 Candlelight
  1. The New Reality
  2. All For King George
  3. Pigs In Clover
  4. Beyond The Pale
  5. Three Minutes Hate
  6. Heads Will Rock
  7. Company Jerk
  8. Impeach Indict Imprision
  9. Leveler
  10. Iraqnam
  11. Live Free (Or Die Trying)
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Eric Klinger
  • J.C. Dwyer



No End In Sight  
2008 Soulfood
  1. Let The Blood Run Through The Streets
  2. Halo
  3. Hour Of The Time
  4. To Never Return
  5. Where We Stand
  6. Phoenix Rising
  7. Go It Alone
  8. All Rise
  9. God's Will
  10. The Fight Goes On
  11. Where We Stand (Ream Mix) (Bonus Track)
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Marshall Stephens
  • J.C. Dwyer



Absolute Power  
2010 AFM
  1. Unrestrained
  2. Destroy The Enemy
  3. Stand My Ground (feat. Schmier of Destruction)
  4. Road To Nowhere
  5. AWOL
  6. Hell On Earth
  7. Divided We Stand
  8. Gone Rogue (I Apologize)
  9. Rise Of The Antichrist
  10. Hate Coalition
  • Gary Meskil
  • Tom Klimchuck
  • Marshall Stephens
  • Rick Havlerson
2010 Readers' Album #90




20 Years Of Hardcore  COMPILATION
2011 AFM
  1. Damnation
  2. Hands in the Jar
  3. Someday Bloody Someday
  4. True Liberation
  5. Foul Taste of Freedom 2011
  6. Make War (Not Love) 2011
  7. Denial 2011
  8. Shine 2011
  9. Keine Amnestie für MTV
  10. Unrestrained
  11. Three Minutes Hate
  12. Can You Feel It?
  13. UnAmerican
  14. Neocon
  15. No Way Out
  16. Fuck It
  17. Draw Blood
  18. The Shape of Things to Come
  19. In for the Kill
  20. Let the Blood Run Through the Streets
  21. Foul Taste of Freedom
  22. All for King George
  23. Destroy the Enemy



Straight To The Dome  
2012 Goomba
  1. Straight To The Dome
  2. Payback
  3. Nothing Left
  4. Bitter Pill
  5. Pure Hatred
  6. Sucks To Be You
  7. Bloodlust For War
  8. A Good Day To Die
  9. Fallen Son
  10. Judge
  11. Zugabe!
  12. Egg Raid On Mojo (Beastie Boys Cover)
  13. Destroy The Enemy (Original Demo Version 2010)
  14. Stand Tall (20 Years Of Hardcore Tour 2011)
  15. Pound For Pound (Live In Sittard, NL 2001)
  • Gary Meskil
  • Marshall Stephens
  • Adam Phillips
  • Rick Havlerson



The Final Revolution  
2013 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Deathwish
  2. One Shot One Kill
  3. Southbound
  4. Problem Reaction Solution
  5. The Final Revolution
  6. Can't Stop the Pain
  7. All Systems Fail
  8. Want Some?
  9. Fall From Grace
  10. Emerge
  11. Mass Extinction
  12. Under the Gun
  • Gary Meskil
  • Marshall Stephens
  • Adam Phillips
  • Jonas Sanders



Voice Of Rebellion  
2015 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Voice Of Rebellion
  2. No Fly Zone
  3. Righteous Annihilation
  4. Souls On Fire
  5. Take It To The Grave
  6. Age Of Disgust
  7. Bella Morte
  8. Cognitive Dissonance
  9. Blade Of The Cursed
  10. Crushed To Dust
  11. Enraged
  12. Hellride
  13. DNR (Do Not Resuscitate)
  14. Fuck This Life
  15. Johnny Black 2015 (bonus track)
  16. Stand Tall (live 2013) (bonus track)
  17. Make War (Not Love) (live 2013) (bonus track)
  • Gary Meskil
  • Marshall Stephens
  • Adam Phillips
  • Jonas Sanders




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