Nickelback

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Nickelback

Nickelback live on stage, 2006
Background information
Origin Hanna, Alberta, Canada
Genres Alternative rock, post-grunge,[1] hard rock,[2] alternative metal,[1] heavy metal[1]
Years active 1995–present
Labels EMI Canada, Roadrunner, Atlantic, LiveNation, Universal Music Canada
Website nickelback.com
Members
Chad Kroeger
Ryan Peake
Mike Kroeger
Daniel Adair
Past members
Brandon Kroeger
Mitch Guindon
Ryan Vikedal

Nickelback is a Canadian rock band founded in 1995. They are signed to EMI in Canada and Roadrunner Records in the rest of the world.

History[change | change source]

In 1996, Nickelback, from Alberta, started selling their first EP, Hesher, which has seven songs. Later that year, they started selling a new album: Curb. It only played on radio stations in the space around in Hanna, Alberta.

In 2001, Nickelback started selling an album which made them very popular. It is called Silver Side Up. The most popular song from this album became "How You Remind Me".

In 2006 Nickelback released the single "Rockstar". It reached number two in the UK Singles Chart.

Their newest album is Here and Now, which came to stores in 2011.

Albums[change | change source]

  • The Curb (1996)
  • The State (2000)
  • Silver Side Up (2001)
  • The Long Road (2003)
  • All the Right Reasons (2005)
  • Dark Horse (2008)
  • Here and Now (2011)

Sources[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Andrew Leahey, "Nickleback", Allmusic, retrieved October 24, 2011.
  2. Stephen Thomas Erlewine, "The Long Road - Nickelback > Review", Allmusic, retrieved January 20, 2012.