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

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