PICS: Coheed & Cambria at Observatory North Park

Good eye, sniper: Coheed and Cambria brought modern progressive rock to Observatory North Park on Tuesday, April 18.

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That hair though -- lead singer and guitarist Claudio Sanchez must condition regularly.
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Since their inception in Nyack, New York, in 1995, Coheed and Cambria have attracted a loyal following.
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Part of that appeal comes from their ability to blend classic progressive rock with modern post-hardcore and pop/rock.
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In an age when the concept album is all but extinct, Coheed keep the dream alive.
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The band bases their albums off of Sanchez's science fiction narrative called, "The Amory Wars."
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That kind of ambitious undertaking is hard to come by these days.
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So, for good reason, they have gained a lot of respect for it.
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That being said, their 2015 release, "The Color Before the Sun," was their first non-conceptual album.
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And still it reached No. 10 on the Billboard 200 charts.
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Fun fact: Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins recorded drums on "Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow."
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Seriously, that hair should be considered an honorary band member.
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While the lineup has changed quite a bit, Sanchez and guitarist Travis Stever have been the most consistent members.
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Sanchez channeling Jimmy Page here.
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Zach Cooper has played bass for the group since 2012.
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Drummer Josh Eppard has been with Coheed since 2011.
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