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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.   Same Old Trip
  18.   Closure
  19.   Shameful Metaphors
  20.   Don't Fake This
  21.   Comfortable Liar
  22.   Rivers
  23.   Forfeit
  24.   Get Some
  25.   Clones
  26.   Still Running
  27.   Sleep Apnea
  28.   Safewaters
  29.   Young Wicked
  30.   Envy
  31.   Prove to You
  32.   An Evening with El Diablo
  33.   Another Know It All
  34.   Choking Game
  35.   Wonder What's Next
  36.   Twinge
  37.   One Ocean
  38.   An Island
  39.   Piñata
  40.   Family System
  41.   Fizgig
  42.   Bend the Bracket
  43.   Breach Birth
  44.   To Return
  45.   Punchline
  46.   Straight Jacket Fashion
  47.   Mia
  48.   Jawbreaker
  49.   Mexican Sun
  50.   Emotional Drought
  51.   Grab Thy Hand
  52.   Open
  53.   Warhol's Showbiz
  54.   This Circus
  55.   It's No Good
  56.   Tug-O-War
  57.   Peer
  58.   Blank Earth
  59.   Panic Prone
  60.   Shot from a Cannon
  61.   Revenge
  62.   (High) Visibility
  63.   Fell into Your Shoes
  64.   Got Burned
  65.   Last Days
  66.   Ouija Board
  67.   Roswell's Spell
  68.   Paint the Seconds
  69.   Arise
  70.   Ruse
  71.   Sleepwalking Elite
  72.   Midnight to Midnight
  73.   Anticipation
  74.   Enemies
  75.   Under the Knife
  76.   The Damned
  77.   The Meddler
  78.   Highland's Apparition
  79.   Black Boys On Mopeds
  80.   Saturdays
  81.   Humanoid
  82.   Brainiac
  83.   Antisaint
  84.   Until You're Reformed
  85.   SMA
  86.   Long
  87.   Point #1
  88.   Prima Donna
  89.   Interlewd
  90.   A New Momentum
  91.   Braniac
  92.   Dos
  93.   Skeptic
  94.   Saferwaters
  95.   One Lonely Visitor

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