New Chevelle Song, Album
2014-02-01 by Green Baron | 171 Comments

Chevelle are releasing their seventh studio album, titled La Gargola, on April 1st.
The album's lead single "Take Out the Gunman" can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB5gwwq6nas&feature=youtu.be

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Band Page: Chevelle

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savaah
February 1st 2014

361 Comments


Is this for real? If it is, just made my day.

Ecnalzen
February 1st 2014

6398 Comments


Cool. Hopefully, I will enjoy this more than Hats Off.

EvoHavok
February 1st 2014

1338 Comments


Oh yes! I remember a small teaser from the studio on their FB page, wonder if it was from this song.

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bloc
February 1st 2014

34679 Comments


Hmm, already? Seems like they just released Hats Off.

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Relinquished
February 1st 2014

24469 Comments


stoked

trilogique21
February 1st 2014

376 Comments


hats off was released in 2011 bloc

PostMesmeric
February 1st 2014

321 Comments


Between touring and making albums, I swear these guys never sleep.

Apollo
February 1st 2014

10266 Comments


Hats Off sucked, hopefully this is better

Tobmast
February 1st 2014

87 Comments


Wow, nice. I 'Wonder what's next' :D

truekebabpower
February 1st 2014

639 Comments


Hats Off was great, what are u guys talking about

PayneTiger777
February 1st 2014

4388 Comments


Funny how I'm listening to 'Wonder What's Next' at this very moment. I'm excited for this and the new Sevendust acoustic album.

savaah
February 1st 2014

361 Comments


Hats Off is their worst by far. Anyways, I'm stoked for this.

Kalopsia
February 1st 2014

926 Comments


i bet this makes everyone who bought their Greatest Hits album feel stupid

NonApplicable
February 1st 2014

1930 Comments


I'm excited!

StallionMang
February 1st 2014

5240 Comments


Hats Off was a tiny bit disappointing, but I'm excited nonetheless

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PistolPete
February 1st 2014

3560 Comments


Love the album name. This is a lot faster a release then we've typically seen before. Usually when they announce an album it won't get released for another four months. This is excellent news!

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savaah
February 1st 2014

361 Comments


Stallion you just basically said the same thing I said, but better nonetheless

StallionMang
February 1st 2014

5240 Comments


Oh whoops didn't notice that lol

climactic
February 1st 2014

18342 Comments


@fromtheinside
@fromtheinside
@fromtheinside
@fromtheinside
@fromtheinside

riffs, bass etc

PorcelainRain
February 1st 2014

437 Comments


I'm starting to think the users on this site think that the last album a band put out was either their greatest or their worst.

Kalopsia
February 1st 2014

926 Comments


if a band has put out two albums, this is true

savaah
February 1st 2014

361 Comments


Porcelain, not really.That may have been the case with Sci-fi but Hats Off is just boring and generic.

Shuyin
February 1st 2014

11171 Comments


great! gonna jam some of their stuff later

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DrGonzo1937
February 1st 2014

5230 Comments


Last album was solid. I'll check this out for sure.

PistolPete
February 1st 2014

3560 Comments


The first single is especially important with these guys. Some bands can redeem themselves from a weak single but Chevelle is not one of them. They're always so telling of how the album will play out.

MasBarHigeuoris21
February 1st 2014

1532 Comments


Hopefully this is better than Hats Off

Wizard
February 1st 2014

19239 Comments


This band has been an abysmal pile of shit since Wonder What's Next. They couldn't even pull it off live when I saw them open for Alice in Chains.

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DrGonzo1937
February 1st 2014

5230 Comments


Such hate

Shuyin
February 1st 2014

11171 Comments


not really, i never saw them live but the music is solid as hell

StallionMang
February 1st 2014

5240 Comments


Not a great live band from what I've heard, but their studio output has been pretty top-notch all the way through

PistolPete
February 1st 2014

3560 Comments


That Chevelle/AIC concert was the greatest thing I've ever watched. The acoustic version of "The Red" made my heart fucking swell alright?

TheSupernatural
February 1st 2014

1050 Comments


Saw them live in a festival setting, they were really damn good. Definitely one of the better alt rock bands I've seen.

Hats Off to the Bull has got some killer tracks on it. PiƱata is one of their best songs.

FearThyEvil
February 1st 2014

12280 Comments


can't fucking wait

Italianjesusfootball
February 1st 2014

234 Comments


It's a good day indeed.

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SoxRock
February 1st 2014

27 Comments


Sweet. I've been in the mood for some Chevelle.

SadAndHolyGlow
February 1st 2014

1499 Comments


Yes! "Hats Off..." sucked, so hopefully they move in a better direction here.

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Emim
February 1st 2014

26506 Comments


Wizard is such a grumpy old man

MeatSalad
February 1st 2014

14194 Comments


@fti

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iswimfast
February 1st 2014

1262 Comments


hats off sounded like chevelle and I like chevelle so

hiyabootchie
February 1st 2014

339 Comments


Hats off was was decent, better than Sci-Fi. That beginning riff from Face to the Floor... mmm yeah.

Scoot
February 1st 2014

17681 Comments


meet the new chevelle
same as the old chevelle

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xercesD
February 1st 2014

2 Comments


Sounded great live when I saw them, so pumped for this!

Green Baron
February 1st 2014

18161 Comments


Face to the Floor was an alright lead single, interested to see how this will turn out.

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Green Baron
February 1st 2014

18161 Comments


I remember a time when all the Chevelle albums save for their first one were all rated 3.8 here, now Wonder What's Next has risen and This Type of Thinking has fallen

StallionMang
February 1st 2014

5240 Comments


It's a shame really

Green Baron
February 1st 2014

18161 Comments


I liked the equality.

Wonder What's Next is by far their best album though.

StallionMang
February 1st 2014

5240 Comments


Yeah easily but TTOT is soooooo underrated

Green Baron
February 1st 2014

18161 Comments


Hats Off should be like a 3.4

skoopy48
February 1st 2014

1440 Comments


Meh, it's been a while since I've listened to them, their last album was kinda disappointing.

sapient
February 1st 2014

1851 Comments


Pumped, HOTTB (contrary to what's being said on here) was pretty great in my eyes

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MuhNamesTyler
February 1st 2014

3700 Comments


I'll get this

thelastsignal
February 1st 2014

1048 Comments


I liked Sci-Fi Crimes quite a bit, didn't care for HOTTB as much. I have a soft spot for these guys.

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RogueNine
February 1st 2014

1151 Comments


I was just thinking the other day that these guys are due for a new album. I hope it's not in the direction of "Fizgig", though.

UnnamedOcean
February 1st 2014

3950 Comments


So they had a vote going for fan-made album covers, but it looks like all of them violated some sort of copyright. Just about every single finalist was taken down.

sapient
February 2nd 2014

1851 Comments


wow. I believe a similar situation happened with the last sort of album, they had a contest for the same thing and the band ended up making their own cover in the end. weird

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
February 2nd 2014

12014 Comments


ttot is their best
stoked tho

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sapient
February 2nd 2014

1851 Comments


Ttot is up there, but it's all about wwn

paradox1216
February 2nd 2014

431 Comments


Sci Fi Crimes is my favorite from these guys. Hopefully this can live up to that one. if not, then everything these guys put out is at least pretty sweet usually

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NonApplicable
February 2nd 2014

1930 Comments


Hats off was great. Didn't expect all this hate.

gnrcdstrtdpwrchrd
February 2nd 2014

91 Comments


Somehow the name kinda dampened my excitement for this album... can't wait though

MyNameIsPencil
February 2nd 2014

501 Comments


Sweet, Hats Off was kind of disappointing, but I have a feeling they'll make up for that with this one

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Minus.
February 2nd 2014

2680 Comments


Sweet. Love this band

ProjectFreak
February 2nd 2014

1293 Comments


See I want this to be good, but this band has been steadily going downhill since Vena Sera...

dawija1017
February 2nd 2014

548 Comments


It feels like they JUST made an album because that album sucked balls and was easily forgettable...i demand more songs like panic prone

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Puckoff
February 2nd 2014

35 Comments


Ah yeaa

fromtheinside
February 2nd 2014

17714 Comments


when did chevelle move to mexico did i miss a memo few years back

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PistolPete
February 2nd 2014

3560 Comments


must've been one hell of a trip they had way back when

JokineAugustus
February 2nd 2014

5700 Comments


Probably the same old trip

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gnrcdstrtdpwrchrd
February 3rd 2014

91 Comments


the single is out! they posted it on their twitter... good for them, it sounds somewhat different

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


New song is good, grooves

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
February 3rd 2014

12014 Comments


gonna wait for the new album i want it 2 be fresh

Parabola
February 3rd 2014

12 Comments


Wow they sound more like Tool than ever in their new single

gnrcdstrtdpwrchrd
February 3rd 2014

91 Comments


If Tool actually sounded like that I'll be happy

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


If Chevelle sounded more like Tool I'd be happy.

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


You know, I actually see a strong Tool comparison in this song. Needs more cowbell though

Parabola
February 3rd 2014

12 Comments


I'm actually pretty impressed by this. After over 10 years, they give us one their hardest-hitting singles.

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


reminds me of a heavier Face to the Floor.

Piztol
February 3rd 2014

5 Comments


In case anyone was looking, here's the new single: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB5gwwq6nas&feature=youtu.be

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


I might as well edit the news article

EvoHavok
February 3rd 2014

1338 Comments


Awesome song! Hope the rest keeps up/gets even better.

Futures
February 3rd 2014

8003 Comments


Good song

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Piztol
February 3rd 2014

5 Comments


I've only given it a few listens but it might rank among their best songs imo

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


It gets better every listen

loneNLwolf
February 3rd 2014

134 Comments


Sounds like any other Chevelle song. Is that a good thing? Most definitely.

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SirDrumsalot
February 3rd 2014

1457 Comments


This sounds pretty good.
Haven't really liked a full album from them since This Kind of Thinking, but they've always had a few great songs on every album since.

PistolPete
February 3rd 2014

3560 Comments


Wow they sound more like Tool than ever in their new single[2]

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


The thing is that even though they bear a lot of resemblance to Tool, they aren't a ripoff at all. They take many of the best parts of Tool and turn them into their own

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


Yeah but Tool will always be the better band.

PistolPete
February 3rd 2014

3560 Comments


I agree they've always taken the best parts of Tool. But with the first five albums you still got the sense that they were slowly trying to dissociate themselves with that and then ever since the sixth album came out, it's like they just said "Fuck it...let's just sound like them again".

risingabove
February 3rd 2014

75 Comments


Tool are the best band in the world. Chevelle are shitty imitators. I did like Wonder What's Next as a CD album though.

Send the Pain Below got the nostalgia in up.

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


I wouldn't call them "shitty imitators", but they definitely borrowed bits of their sound.

SirDrumsalot
February 3rd 2014

1457 Comments


I've never really understood the comparisons between Chevelle and Tool. The vocals may sound a little similar sometimes. But to me the music is completely different.

Impervious
February 3rd 2014

324 Comments


Please be heavy like Wonder What's Next. God, that album has some crushing riffs. The recent albums have sounded much softer in my opinion so I hope they get a little more heavy sounding.

TheSupernatural
February 3rd 2014

1050 Comments


Tool is not the best band in the world. Chevelle isn't that similar besides the vocals at times.

The single is 3/5. The chorus isn't very strong imo

n60storm
February 3rd 2014

27 Comments


Tool is up there though. Do not deny it man.

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


Tool is up there though. [2]

I'd give it a 3.5/5 because it hits you pretty hard.

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


but dat cowbell

LilLioness
February 3rd 2014

2496 Comments


This actually sounds quite different from their usual thing.

TheSupernatural
February 3rd 2014

1050 Comments


Being up there doesn't make you the best. I like plenty of Tool songs but there's a lot of pretentious bullshit with the band and their fanbase, not to mention some songs that don't appeal to me at all. I'd say they're good, but also overrated.

SnakeDelilah
February 3rd 2014

5415 Comments


terrible album name

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Kris.
February 3rd 2014

12152 Comments


song rules, kinda excited for this new album now dang

TheDarkestNight
February 3rd 2014

174 Comments


Other than that cowbell this song screams generic.

LilLioness
February 3rd 2014

2496 Comments


I don't agree at all. This track is pretty restrained and smacks of a non radio sentiment. Honestly, I can't see this appealing to the masses at all.

TheDarkestNight
February 3rd 2014

174 Comments


Honestly if you swapped out the vocals with Chad Kroeger's and made the production a bit more beefy, this could pass for a Nickelback song. I can see huge radio appeal for this song.

TheSupernatural
February 3rd 2014

1050 Comments


Generic doesn't necessarily mean radio. The cowbell is the only part of the song that stands out from any other Chevelle song.

LilLioness
February 3rd 2014

2496 Comments


Wow, not really. It would be one of the 'back songs that wouldn't chart. This track is just too slow and deliberate for radio appeal and it distinctly lacks major swells. Sure, it has a hook, but it not particularly hooky.

TheDarkestNight
February 3rd 2014

174 Comments


The singer of Chevelle honestly has a pretty whiny voice though. He's never sounded this whiny before. A lot of bands with whiny male vocalists have been charting quite well (fun. for example), so all of that leads me to believe that this song has massive radio potential.

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments




sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


On the band's FB page, there has literally been nothing but praise from the fans, which is honestly a better response than Face To The Floor got. Considering how that charted, this may do well on the radio

TooManyFriends
February 3rd 2014

490 Comments


"Honestly if you swapped out the vocals with Chad Kroeger's and made the production a bit more beefy, this could pass for a Nickelback song."

lol is this a joke

LilLioness
February 3rd 2014

2496 Comments


@Sapient I can see that. I am just saying that so far this record sounds more worthy of charting high.

TheDarkestNight
February 3rd 2014

174 Comments


Chevelle's pretty much a radio rock band, I don't see how that's a joke.

TooManyFriends
February 3rd 2014

490 Comments


there is a wide wide wide chasm between the style Chevelle makes and the style Nickelback makes

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


or even between Chevelle and a heavier (although shit) band like FFDP. Chevelle's music is just a hell of a lot more honest
and well-written
than a majority of mainstream rock bands

TooManyFriends
February 3rd 2014

490 Comments


Exactly, Chevelle will write a song about a conspiracy theory or something like that and then Nickelback is just "ooh get on yo knees we goin all the way tonight"

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


Success comes to Chevelle easily anyways. "Face to the Floor" spent like 12 weeks at #1, so even if it isn't as radio-friendly, it doesn't matter.

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


While the single will do well though I think, I'd really love to see them get at least a gold-certified album in the US again, but in this day and age it's sadly probably not gonna happen

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


What was their last one? This Type of Thinking?

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


yeah man, way too long ago. Hard to beileve that record is about 10 years old now

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


I discovered these guys on Send the Pain Below.

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


It was either that or Well Enough Alone I first heard from them. Actually one of the first bands that got me into music along with Tool, The Cure and King Crimson

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


And all but one of them are releasing new material this year.

TheSupernatural
February 3rd 2014

1050 Comments


How'd you end up at The Cure from Chevelle lol?

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


Post-punk to progressive rock to progressive metal to Chevelle.

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


It was all a way of my dad telling me, "Please, do not listen to that Avenged Sevenfold album"

Green Baron
February 3rd 2014

18161 Comments


I'm your FUCKING NIGHTMARE!!!!!

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


OMG IS THE SONG UP????????!!!!!!

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Mmmmmmmyeahh

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


OK I DIDN"T KNOW GOD

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Glad I could help friend!!!!!1!1!!1 :D :D :D :D

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


OMG THEY'RE FINALLY EVOLVING



THIS SONG

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


pete is actually screaming. i cant even take this

StallionMang
February 3rd 2014

5240 Comments


GUYS





OH




MY







FUCK





ING
















GAWD

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


i know

Kalopsia
February 3rd 2014

926 Comments


maybe this means in a few years they'll come out with a better 'Greatest Hits' album than that shitty one they have now

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Am I the only one who liked Fizgig from the greatest hits?

StallionMang
February 3rd 2014

5240 Comments


Yep

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Damn

StallionMang
February 3rd 2014

5240 Comments


When I heard Fizgig I was worried what the next album would sound like

But HOLY FUCK

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Well no doubt this song is leagues better than that one but still

fromtheinside
February 3rd 2014

17714 Comments


i liked fizgig

ashcrash9
February 3rd 2014

383 Comments


Didn't care for Fizgig at all
This new song rules though

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


I think the thing that put many people off from it was the more-bizarre-than-usual lyrics, but when you get past lines about vegetarians and such, it grooves

Piztol
February 3rd 2014

5 Comments


I wonder if this will be a radio hit

sapient
February 3rd 2014

1851 Comments


Probably

TooManyFriends
February 3rd 2014

490 Comments


Fizgig ruled

Ecnalzen
February 3rd 2014

6398 Comments


Good song. That bridge ruled.

fromtheinside
February 4th 2014

17714 Comments


omg this song

OH
MY
GOD

FearThyEvil
February 4th 2014

12280 Comments


it's so good

gnrcdstrtdpwrchrd
February 4th 2014

91 Comments


Does anyone see a slight similarity between Take Out the Gunman's riff and Point #1? This song's riff sounds like a slowed down version

wwf
February 4th 2014

419 Comments


It's kinda good


At least it's fresh for Chevelle

PorcelainRain
February 4th 2014

437 Comments


wwe sucks. wwf was cool.

sapient
February 4th 2014

1851 Comments


http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/chevelle-returns-in-april-with-la-gargola/ interesting to know what it's about, with songs like this one and Face to the Floor they seem to be moving more into talking about social issues in their lyrics

LG
February 18th 2014

3049 Comments


envy came from hats off so it rules. New song is badass

theacademy
February 18th 2014

28255 Comments


in before fti

savaah
February 23rd 2014

361 Comments


So, Amazon revealed track listing and album cover: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IL4K04I/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp

theacademy
February 23rd 2014

28255 Comments


post it as news u lazy bitch hahaha love u man

StallionMang
February 23rd 2014

5240 Comments


Wtf is that album art, looks like the cover of a shitty videogame

savaah
February 23rd 2014

361 Comments


Well, it's not that big of a deal. Although I just noticed the album clocks at 48:29, probably making
this the longest Chevelle release which is pretty cool.

Album art sucks ass I agree.

Fuck these edits btw

PistolPete
February 23rd 2014

3560 Comments


I actually kinda like it. 48 mins, and 10 tracks? Oh my gawd maybe this is the first slight sign of
change! Maybe they aren't trying to keep each track under 5 min anymore!

We'll see, I'm stoked though. Can you imagine? A 7-min Chevelle song? I know...fucking crazy

savaah
February 23rd 2014

361 Comments


I KNOW RIGHT??!!! HOLY FUCK!!!


no but srsly, so stoked

Apollo
February 23rd 2014

10266 Comments


They keep making the same songs over and over again and but I love em.

Probably the only hard rock band aside from Alter Bridge still making decent music.

fromtheinside
February 24th 2014

17714 Comments


fuck that artwork. what the fuck are they thinking?

Futures
February 24th 2014

8003 Comments


lol

sapient
February 24th 2014

1851 Comments


Still better artwork that HOTTB. Also, first Chevelle record without 11 tracks? Sweeeeeeeeet

Parabola
February 24th 2014

12 Comments


Amazon released the song durations here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=sr_nr_seeall_2?rh=k%3Achevelle+la+gargola%2Ci%3Adigital-music&keywords=chevelle+la+gargola&ie=UTF8&qid=1393225057

Multiple 5+ minute Chevelle songs? Well this is new!

PistolPete
February 24th 2014

3560 Comments


I must be a weirdo then, I fucking LOVE the artwork. What is it that people aren't liking about it? It's just random and kinda hilarious.

Bwgrotha1s
March 1st 2014

52 Comments


can't wait. If the rest of the album has as much flare as take out the gunman, I'd say we're in for a treat.

Kalopsia
March 1st 2014

926 Comments


this sounds dec. i'll probably check this out

Green Baron
March 1st 2014

18161 Comments


Take Out the Gunman kicks so much ass



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