rode the alternative bandwagon to the top of the charts with their self-titled debut album. Taking the heaviest moments of Soundgarden
and Alice in Chains
and adding both the confinements of a pop song and the attitude of album rock, Candlebox
managed to sell over two million copies of their first album. Nothing on Candlebox
is particularly catchy -- the singles "You" and "Far Behind" are the closest they come to memorable melodies -- but there is enough sheer riff power to satisfy fans of their singles.