Formed by three brothers -- Pete, Sam and Joe Loeffler -- outside of Chicago in 1994, Chevelle began making noise right off the bat. Their debut album Point # 1 was produced by Steve Albini, and it earned them a spot headlining Ozzfest that same year. Their second and third albums, Wonder What's Next (2002) and This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In) (2004), both yielded hits on MTV. Vena Sera came out in 2007. The band plays the sort of heavy rock with strong melodies such groups as Trapt and Creed are known for. Although lyrically Chevelle remain focused on positivity and soul-searching, they have since distanced themselves from a Christian rock categorization they had been labeled with early on in their career. In May of 2007, their entire trailer of equipment was stolen while touring Texas, resulting in the immediate but temporary cancellation of the tour.