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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.   Comfortable Liar
  21.   Shameful Metaphors
  22.   Don't Fake This
  23.   Rivers
  24.   Get Some
  25.   Forfeit
  26.   Safewaters
  27.   Wonder What's Next
  28.   Family System
  29.   Clones
  30.   Still Running
  31.   Panic Prone
  32.   Roswell's Spell
  33.   Black Boys On Mopeds
  34.   Ruse
  35.   Grab Thy Hand
  36.   Mexican Sun
  37.   Antisaint
  38.   An Evening with El Diablo
  39.   An Island
  40.   Twinge
  41.   Mia
  42.   Shot from a Cannon
  43.   Jawbreaker
  44.   Breach Birth
  45.   Tug-O-War
  46.   Got Burned
  47.   One Ocean
  48.   Braniac
  49.   Straight Jacket Fashion
  50.   Humanoid
  51.   Point #1
  52.   Interlewd
  53.   Midnight to Midnight
  54.   To Return
  55.   Until You're Reformed
  56.   SMA
  57.   Anticipation
  58.   Skeptic
  59.   Young Wicked
  60.   Last Days
  61.   Enemies
  62.   Choking Game
  63.   Revenge
  64.   Piñata
  65.   Sleep Apnea
  66.   (High) Visibility
  67.   Saturdays
  68.   Paint the Seconds
  69.   Another Know It All
  70.   Blank Earth
  71.   Long
  72.   Open
  73.   Punchline
  74.   Warhol's Showbiz
  75.   Fizgig
  76.   Arise
  77.   Envy
  78.   Highland's Apparition
  79.   Fell into Your Shoes
  80.   Saferwaters
  81.   Brainiac
  82.   Emotional Drought
  83.   One Lonely Visitor
  84.   Prove to You
  85.   Dos
  86.   Under the Knife
  87.   Ouija Board
  88.   The Meddler
  89.   Sleepwalking Elite
  90.   A New Momentum
  91.   Bend the Bracket
  92.   Peer
  93.   Prima Donna
  94.   The Damned
  95.   This Circus