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