Nickelback is a rock band which shaped in Hanna, Alberta, Canada in 1995. Nickelback is a standout amongst the most monetarily fruitful Canadian gatherings, having sold 30 million records around the world. Nickelback positions as the eleventh smash hit music demonstration of the 2000s, and places as the second top rated outside act in the US behind The Beatles for the 2000s.

The band comprises of Chad Kroeger (vocals, guitar), Ryan Peake (guitar, vocals), Mike Kroeger (bass) and Daniel Adair (drums). The band’s unique drummer, Brandon Kroeger, left the gathering in 1997, and was supplanted first by Mitch Guidon from 1997 to 1998 and after that Ryan Vikedal from 1998 to 2005. The band has discharged seven collections: “Control” (1996), “The State” (1998), “Silver Side Up” (2001), “The Long Road” (2003), “All the Right Reasons”, “Dim Horse” (2008), “At this very moment” (2011) and “Feed The Machine” (2017).

The band is presently situated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Its name starts from the nickel in change that band part Mike Kroeger gave clients at his Starbucks work, he would oftentimes say, “Here’s your nickel back”.

The band is marked to EMI in Canada and Roadrunner Records for the remainder of the world. In July 2008, the band marked with Live Nation for three visiting and collection cycles, with a possibility for a fourth cycle. The agreement incorporates chronicles, visiting, product and different rights.

Early years: 1995–2000

The band was shaped in the mid 1990s as a spread band called the “Town Idiots” by Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, and Brandon Kroeger. The band performed fronts of melodies from Led Zeppelin and Metallica. Nickelback’s first discharge was a seven-track EP called Hesher in 1996. Around the same time, Nickelback recorded their first full-length collection Curb. “Fly” was discharged on Hesher and Curb and was the main single created by Nickelback. It didn’t diagram and was just played on neighborhood radio stations.

The accompanying collection The State was recorded in 1998 and was discharged as a free record that year. Nickelback marked a record manage EMI and Roadrunner Records. The State was then re-discharged in 2000 by EMI and Roadrunner Records. Two singles from the collection, “Pioneer of Men” and “Inhale” were genuinely effective and brought about the collection being certificated gold in Canada and the United States. It was affirmed Platinum in 2008.

Standard achievement: 2001–2007

In 2001, Nickelback discharged the Silver Side Up collection, which impelled them into the standard. The single “How You Remind Me” was a colossal achievement, cresting at #1 on both the American and Canadian graphs in the meantime. In the U.S., it was a #1 single on the Mainstream and Modern rock outlines, just as the pop graph. It additionally topped at #2 on Adult Top 40. “How You Remind Me” turned into the Billboard Hot 100 #1 single of the year for 2002. The following single was “Really awful”, which likewise hit #1 on the Mainstream Rock Chart and had a limited quantity of achievement on the pop graph. The last single from the collection was “Never Again”, another #1 hit on Mainstream Rock.

In 2002, Chad Kroeger worked together with Josey Scott and Gaige Corvo who played the lead guitar on the Spider-Man signature tune, “Legend.” This likewise included Tyler Connolly, Mike Kroeger, Matt Cameron, and Jeremy Taggart.

In 2003, Nickelback discharged The Long Road. The lead single was “Sometime in the not so distant future” and the collection proceeded to sell five million duplicates around the world. The band additionally discharged “Feelin’ Way Too Damn Good” as a solitary, which crested at #3 on the Mainstream Rock Charts. “Made sense of You” was likewise discharged as a solitary and bested the Mainstream Rock Charts for 13 back to back weeks.

Nickelback’s fifth studio collection, All the Right Reasons, delivered five U.S. Hot 100 top 20 singles: “Photo”, “Savin’ Me”, “Far Away”, “If Everyone Cared”, “Rockstar”. Three of these progressed toward becoming U.S. Hot 100 top 10 singles. All the Right Reasons has sold 7,163,130 duplicates in the US as of June 13, 2009. Altogether, All the Right Reasons has sold adjoin 11 million duplicates worldwide since its 2005 discharge. Beside all the achievement of All the Right Reasons, lead vocalist Kroeger started his very own mark named 604 Records in 2005 and holds the situation of official maker.

Dim Horse 2008-2010

Subsequent to taking quite a bit of 2007 off, the band began recording another collection vigorously. In July 2008, the band marked with Live Nation for three visiting and collection cycles, with a possibility for a fourth.

On September 4, 2008 Roadrunner Records declared that the principal single from their up and coming collection was initially going to be “If Today Was Your Last Day” and was to be discharged September 30, 2008. Notwithstanding, the tune was rejected as the main single, and “Gotta Be Somebody” was the lead single. The new collection, titled Dark Horse, was discharged on November 18, 2008. The collection was created by Mutt Lange. Something in Your Mouth was discharged as the subsequent single to rock radio just on December 15, where it came to #1. “In the event that Today Was Your Last Day” was discharged as the subsequent significant single. Two additional singles have been released,”I’d Come for You” and “Set It Ablaze”.

The collection likewise stayed in the best 20 on the Billboard 200 for a considerable length of time after its discharge. The collection was guaranteed multiple times platinum in April 2009, and had by April 2010 sold more than 3 million duplicates in the U.S. Be that as it may, basic gathering of the collection has been for the most part blended to negative. In 2009, the band won three Juno Awards for Juno Fan Choice Award, gathering of the year, and collection of the year; the band played out their single “Something In Your Mouth” at the service. In 2010, Billboard year end diagrams recorded Dark Horse as the top-selling rock and metal collection of the year. The band was likewise recorded at the top selling hard rock craftsman. On January 29, 2010 they discharged a Tap-Tap musicality game for on the App Store, as opposed to the band’s earlier remarks against other music related computer games, for example, Guitar Hero. On February 28, 2010, Nickelback gave a presentation toward the start of the show segment of the 2010 Winter Olympics shutting service, performing “Set It Ablaze”. On October 2010 Nickelback completed their Dark Horse Tour.

At this very moment 2011-present

Chad Kroeger said in a meeting with in September 2010 that songwriting for the following Nickelback collection was wanted to begin as ahead of schedule as February 2011 with “around four tunes” as of now at the top of the priority list. Adair referenced that the band needed to return to the melodic style of All The Right Reasons, which he portrayed as “increasingly natural.”

Nickelback declared their new collection, Here and Now, on September 8, 2011, alongside its two lead singles, “Bottoms Up” and “When We Stand Together”. Kroeger said “We’re four individuals who love making music, the manner in which we like to make it. We entered the studio this year with a dream, and everything met up. We’re very content with the outcomes, and can hardly wait to impart them to our fans.” The collection was discharged on November 21, 2011, with the band calling it “Nickelblack Monday”, a play on Nickelback and Black Monday. Two singles were discharged to radio stations on September 26, and September 27 for buy on iTunes.

At this very moment crested at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 226,714 duplicates in its first seven day stretch of discharge, with Christmas by Michael Bublé taking number one by an edge of just 419 duplicates

As per a meeting with Chad Kroeger, the band wanted to discharge a biggest hits collection in 2013 and another collection in 2014. The band authoritatively declared the gathering collection The Best of Nickelback Volume 1 through online life on October 3, 2013. Frontman Chad Kroeger had recently expressed in a meeting that the best hits collection was to include tunes from past collections alongside new melodies yet the revealed track posting at last contained just recently discharged material.


In different focuses in their profession, Nickelback has gotten across the board negative audits from different sources. Audit aggregator Metacritic reports the three of their latest studio collections since turning into a standard demonstration, The Long Road, All the Right Reasons and Dark Horse, to have scores of 62%, 41% and 49% separately.

They have now and again, been criticized for their absence of inventiveness. In 2001, Rolling Stone reprimanded the band’s melodic style, saying, “in case you’re searching for creativity, you may need a full discount rather than a Nickelback.” Rolling Stone likewise said their 2003 discharge, The Long Road, was “Boldly reliable, if bland.” Whilst Allmusic additionally expressed, “Nickelback would now be able to bear the cost of somewhat more time in the studio and somewhat more time to entertain themselves, and they turn out a similar record, just slicker, which just features exactly how severely and unnecessarily morose this gathering is.”

In 2005, Rolling Stone said “All the Right Reasons is so discouraging, you’re practically happy Kurt’s not around to hear it.” Tiny Mix Tapes additionally communicated worry over the discharge; “Like all Nickelback discharges before it, All The Right Reasons was made for all the off-base ones and pursues every one of the equations and prosaisms you ought to be exhausted to death of at this point.” Stephen Thomas Erlewin of Allmusic surveyed Dark Horse, asserting that “Nickelback are a contorted, profane band delighting in their numbness of the very idea of taste, lacking either the smarts or canny to flounder in terrible taste so they simply get appalling, thumping out knuckle-hauling riffs that appear to be tenuous in contrast with their thick, boneheaded words.”