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Inspired by the lurching riffs of Helmet and the soft-loud vocal dynamics of Tool, Chicago-based trio Chevelle formed in 1995 with an aggressive, heavy sound. Comprising brothers Sam (drums), Pete (vocals, guitar), and Joe Loeffler (bass), the band began playing parties and outdoor events, which quickly led to bookings at Chicago clubs when youngest member Joe was just 14 years old. In 1999, Chevelle released their Steve Albini-produced debut album, Point #1, on Squint Entertainment. Three years later -- and following tours with bands like Filter, Sevendust, Powerman 5000, and Machine Head -- the band had inked a deal with Epic and issued Wonder What's Next, released in August 2002. The album went platinum by the following summer, propelled in part by its second single, "Send the Pain Below," which became a number one hit on modern rock and mainstream radio. Main stage dates with the annual Ozzfest tour followed that summer, and 2003 brought a concert album, Live from the Road. Chevelle returned in the fall of 2004 with their third full-length effort, This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In), and with it came another hit song, "Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)." Joe parted ways with his brothers in July 2005, and though he was replaced on bass a month later by Dean Bernardini, Chevelle remained a family affair, since Bernardini was the siblings' brother-in-law. With the new member came a newfound energy and optimism that replaced the internal bickering of the past, and the guys carried that spirit into the recording of their next two albums, 2007's Vena Sera and 2009's Sci-Fi Crimes. The following year, the band celebrated its ten-year anniversary in the music business with a pair of live shows in Chicago, later released on the DVD Any Last Words. In 2011, Chevelle announced that they were taking a break from touring to head into the studio, eventually releasing their sixth album, Hats Off to the Bull, in the winter of that year. Following the touring cycle for that album, they went back into the studio with Joe Barresi (Kyuss, Tool, Queens of the Stone Age), utilizing the producer's vast collection of percussion instruments to subtly reinvent their sound once again. Arriving in early 2014, their next release was the groovy, aggressive single "Take Out the Gunman," from their seventh album, La Gárgola, which followed in April of that year. Two years later, the band released its eighth album, North Corridor. The heavier direction -- once again produced by Joe Barresi -- was showcased by lead single "Joyride (Omens)." ~ Tracy Frey
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  1.   Song
  2.   The Red
  3.   Send the Pain Below
  4.   I Get It
  5.   Face to the Floor
  6.   Letter from a Thief
  7.   Hats Off to the Bull
  8.   The Clincher
  9.   Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)
  10.   Take Out the Gunman
  11.   Jars
  12.   Well Enough Alone
  13.   Door to Door Cannibals
  14.   Hunter Eats Hunter
  15.   The Fad
  16.   Joyride (Omen)
  17.   Rivers
  18.   Same Old Trip
  19.   Closure
  20.   Comfortable Liar
  21.   Shameful Metaphors
  22.   Don't Fake This
  23.   Get Some
  24.   Forfeit
  25.   Sleep Apnea
  26.   Young Wicked
  27.   Family System
  28.   The Meddler
  29.   An Evening with El Diablo
  30.   Got Burned
  31.   Safewaters
  32.   It's No Good
  33.   Another Know It All
  34.   Panic Prone
  35.   Tug-O-War
  36.   Twinge
  37.   To Return
  38.   Still Running
  39.   Punchline
  40.   Enemies
  41.   Piñata
  42.   Jawbreaker
  43.   Emotional Drought
  44.   Fizgig
  45.   Highland's Apparition
  46.   Braniac
  47.   Black Boys On Mopeds
  48.   One Lonely Visitor
  49.   Mexican Sun
  50.   Saturdays
  51.   Bend the Bracket
  52.   Point #1
  53.   One Ocean
  54.   An Island
  55.   This Circus
  56.   Breach Birth
  57.   Until You're Reformed
  58.   Wonder What's Next
  59.   Anticipation
  60.   Antisaint
  61.   Ouija Board
  62.   Revenge
  63.   Fell into Your Shoes
  64.   (High) Visibility
  65.   Mia
  66.   Under the Knife
  67.   Grab Thy Hand
  68.   Prove to You
  69.   The Damned
  70.   Roswell's Spell
  71.   Interlewd
  72.   Midnight to Midnight
  73.   Blank Earth
  74.   Dos
  75.   Open
  76.   Last Days
  77.   Choking Game
  78.   Arise
  79.   Humanoid
  80.   Straight Jacket Fashion
  81.   Brainiac
  82.   Skeptic
  83.   SMA
  84.   Shot from a Cannon
  85.   Clones
  86.   Prima Donna
  87.   Envy
  88.   Ruse
  89.   Sleepwalking Elite
  90.   A New Momentum
  91.   Paint the Seconds
  92.   Saferwaters
  93.   Peer
  94.   Long
  95.   Warhol's Showbiz