Van Halen, 'House of Pain'
The "HOP" released on Van Halen's blockbuster 1984 album was different than the original, inspired by the movie The Island of Lost Souls. (Oingo Boingo's "No Spill Blood" and the Meteors' "Island of Lost Souls" also found inspiration in the movie.) In the film, a mad scientist – apparently not into the whole anesthesia thing – operates on animals in a room called the House of Pain, hoping to boost them on the evolutionary chart. In the Seventies, singer David Lee Roth reportedly offered a synopsis of the film before performing the tune.