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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.   Sleep Apnea
  25.   Family System
  26.   Young Wicked
  27.   Punchline
  28.   Point #1
  29.   Panic Prone
  30.   Forfeit
  31.   Ouija Board
  32.   An Evening with El Diablo
  33.   Revenge
  34.   It's No Good
  35.   Tug-O-War
  36.   Safewaters
  37.   Prove to You
  38.   The Damned
  39.   Jawbreaker
  40.   Clones
  41.   Piñata
  42.   Another Know It All
  43.   Still Running
  44.   Grab Thy Hand
  45.   Blank Earth
  46.   Under the Knife
  47.   Fizgig
  48.   Mexican Sun
  49.   Mia
  50.   Choking Game
  51.   An Island
  52.   Roswell's Spell
  53.   Wonder What's Next
  54.   Anticipation
  55.   Dos
  56.   Envy
  57.   Braniac
  58.   Black Boys On Mopeds
  59.   Saturdays
  60.   Bend the Bracket
  61.   To Return
  62.   Open
  63.   Shot from a Cannon
  64.   Last Days
  65.   One Ocean
  66.   Prima Donna
  67.   Ruse
  68.   Fell into Your Shoes
  69.   (High) Visibility
  70.   One Lonely Visitor
  71.   SMA
  72.   Warhol's Showbiz
  73.   Arise
  74.   Sleepwalking Elite
  75.   This Circus
  76.   A New Momentum
  77.   Midnight to Midnight
  78.   Humanoid
  79.   Saferwaters
  80.   Emotional Drought
  81.   Breach Birth
  82.   Until You're Reformed
  83.   Skeptic
  84.   Got Burned
  85.   Twinge
  86.   The Meddler
  87.   Highland's Apparition
  88.   Paint the Seconds
  89.   Straight Jacket Fashion
  90.   Brainiac
  91.   Antisaint
  92.   Long
  93.   Enemies
  94.   Peer
  95.   Interlewd

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