59 Times the Pain is a Swedish hardcore punk band from Fagersta. It was formed in 1992, and dissolved in 2002.
The group was formed in 1992 in Fagersta, Sweden by Magnus Larnhed (vocals, guitar), Michael Conradsson (bass), Toni Virtanen (drums) and Kai Kalliomäki (guitar). Kalliomäki leaves the group from the beginning, and is replaced by Niklas Lundgren>. The name of the group is inspired by the homonymous title of the American punk band Hüsker Dü>. Their first demo, Feeling Down, caught the attention of the Burning Heart Records label and in 1993, band members signed a contract with the label. The following year, they recorded their first studio album, entitled Blind, Anger and Hate .
In March 1995, the band started recording the album More Out of Today . The success of this album brings celebrity to the band. In September 1996, the band recorded "Twenty Percent of My Hand", the group's most hardcore album. It is published July 8, 1997 at the Heartcore Records label. Their third studio album, End of the Millennium , was released in December 1999, soon followed by their latest album, Calling the Public , released in 2000. The band released some songs in compilations, then dissolved in 2002.
After its separation, the group meets exclusively for a last concert at Groezrock in 2008>.