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the act of willfully allowing one's ears to bleed.
I was Nickelbacking so the school nurse sent me home early.
by aqueoustrans January 02, 2005
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Another mediocre 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.
by Chernorizets Hrabr August 11, 2004
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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...
by Chadkroegerblowz April 12, 2006
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Why do I hate Nickelback so much? They perpetuate the sadness of honoring mediocre and un-original non-creative music. Because of their unwillingness to actually think, the mindless masses are not forced to actually use their minds and demand better. Nickelback is a clear-cut example of why our art is in a state of stale, regurgitated darkness, and the true artists are forced to remain on the underground circuit. The longer this goes on, the worse our kids will have it.
random human - "I don't care what you say, I love Nickelback."
me - <tears>
by mazmonsters October 11, 2010
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To lamely produce something for mass consumption with little care for its originality or creativity.
The client hated the ad so we totally nickelbacked it to get it approved.
by nickelback is evil January 26, 2010
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A band that is considerd a joke to many
"knock knock

whos there?

Nickelback !"
by e dubbbs April 05, 2009
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a shitty band, the lead singer seriously needs a cough drop and is the ugliest fucker i have ever seen
You fucking suck
Nickelback!!!
by mimi-amie March 18, 2006
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