A truly awful band from Alberta, Canada. Their music is watered-down hard rock, overplayed (especially on the ROCK radio station near the place I live, and I'm from the United States), and, coincidentally loved by pop music fans, posers, and those with an untrained ear.
Often mislabeled as "post-grunge" or, I've heard someone label them this, and I just about flipped my lid, "grunge" even. They're not even close to being grunge, much less post-grunge.
If Nickelback is anything, they're another nu metal band that's trying to be as cool as Korn, Slipknot, or Limp Bizkit for that matter.
Nickelback fan: "OMG I love Nickelback! They're so awesome and hardcore! They're grunge, baby! Grunge!"
Smart person (sporting a Nirvana shirt): "You idiot. Go listen to the Melvins
or Green River
if you wanna hear some real grunge."
somewhat popular nu-metal band, this time, from Canada, which isn't a surprise considering their musical track record (Avril, Celine Dion, Barenaked Ladies, etc). Lead singer Chad is an extremely nasal "Marlboro Man" type vocalist who sounds constipated on a permenant basis. Guitar consists mostly of easy-to-play power chords that give the band a "tough" sound to the untrained ear, but a closer look reveals a band that has nothing to offer creatively. They were recently exposed recycling their music in their two hit singles, "How You Remind Me" and "Someday", which sound nearly identical when played simultaneously.
Nickelback should simply give up.
the act of willfully allowing one's ears to bleed.
I was Nickelbacking so the school nurse sent me home early.
Horrible band. Plain and simple. Most of their songs sound nearly identical, because they have no musical talent or creativity. Just because you can play some power chords does not make you a good guitar player. Just because you can write sappy love songs with almost the same melody for every song does not make you a good songwriter. This band is like cyanide for my ears, and it is very hard for me to understand what people hear in their music. Maybe they had one or two catchy little hits, but next time really listen to what they are playing and compare it to a band such as, The Strokes. Tell me what sounds better and more creative. If you say Nickelback, then you are entitled to your opinion of course, but I feel very sorry for you, because you will never learn to appreciate actual talented musical expression. I'm not saying stop listening to Nickelback if you really like them, im simply saying expand your musical horizon. There is better, more thought provoking stuff out there.
Nickelback Fan: Dude, Nickelback effin rocks bro, did you hear their guitarist jam on those power chords, man that was amazing!
Smart Person: ...wow...grow a fuckin brain idiot...
a shitty band, the lead singer seriously needs a cough drop and is the ugliest fucker i have ever seen
You fucking suck
. A fake ass excuse for a so called "Post Grunge" band. But in reality they're not grunge. They're a subgenre of rock known as "Nu-Metal". Usually Loved by pre-teens, they are easily called the "greatest rock band ever", but anyone with a brain and passion for music will know that it's crap. If anyone has actually gone through every song that Nickelback has produced, you'd notice that most of the song melodies in Nickelback's songs sound exactly identical to one another. This PROVES that Nickelback obviously have no talent. And are frauds.
Nickelback are one of the worst bands to ever exist.
A terrible band from Alberta, Canada, who did a good job in revolutionizing the already-crappy music scene that exists in this world today. Nickelback invented a new level of SHIT.
Chad Kroeger: Look at this photograph. Every time I do it makes me laugh.
DE: Look at this crappy band, I want to fling shit at them.
DS: Oh yeah! Nickelback bites the big one!
probably the worst band in the world right now. They use the same 3 power chords for every song which attributes to them all sounding the same.The singer (i dont care to remember his name) tries so hard to be eddie vetter but just sucks.the rhythem section is tottaly uninspired and the solos which are rarely heard due to the guitar player sucking are so easy and bland a 3 year old could play them easily. also they often try to appear like rock n roll "bad boys" by :o drinking alchohol. wow slash died for like half an hour when he o.d thats bad. being 25 and in Nickelback and drinkin half a corona thats weak.If anyone actually bothered to play a guitar or any insturment they would realize this band is totally gay
Nickelback sucks. why is rush the only good and talented canadian rock band?