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There’s not a lot of people willing to die on the hill of Nickelback in 2016. The group hasn’t released an album since 2014’s No Fixed Addresswhich met a reception that was lukewarm… More »


Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger of Nickelback infamy announced that they are separating after nearly two years of marriage. Lavigne announced the split in an Instagram post “with a heavy… More »

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The nominees for this year’s Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent of the Grammys, were announced today. It was magical. Seriously — white reggae aficionados Magic! led the field with five nominations, getting… More »

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Nickelback released a new album this week: No Fixed Address, their eighth. Some songs on it are pretty good, others are pretty lousy. It will almost certainly be bought and… More »


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A vehement Nickelback detractor by the name Craig Mandall launched a campaign last week to attempt to ban the Canadian band from performing in London ever again. At the time… More »

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People hating on Nickelback is more or less a constant in the world, much like the flooding of the Nile River. There’s so much hate. The latest attack on one of the… More »

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Nickelback are, um, back. First came that maybe-questionable survey indicating they’re more popular than the U.S. Congress, which is also more popular than Miley Cyrus — we call this survey… More »


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Been on Facebook recently? Have snarky friends? Heard about this whole government shutdown thing? If you answered “yes” to those questions, there’s a good chance you’ve already seen the photo… More »

Fall Out Boy’s upcoming album, Save Rock and Roll, might have its work cut out to achieve its title, but frontman Patrick Stump is at least trying to save how we… More »

Sometimes wishes really do come true. A couple weeks back, SPIN hoped that Japandroids’ glorious Celebration Rock stunner “The House That Heaven Built” would become the official arena entrance theme for Vancouver hockey… More »


Nickelback rank high on SPIN’s list of The 30 Biggest Punching Bags in Pop Music History, but this is a special kind of low. As we reported, jaws agape, back… More »

In what’s either the set-up or punch line for an excellent Canadian joke, pop singer Avril Lavigne and Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger have confirmed their engagement to People. What’s that,… More »

Nickelback are indeed one of pop history’s biggest punching bags and are possibly a sex repellant, but recently Chad Kroeger and Co. have shown that they have a sense of… More »


Sometimes the cosmos demonstrates its musical inclinations quite clearly. A 22-year-old Nickelback fan was made acutely aware of this fact on Tuesday night when, instead of successfully sneaking into a… More »

Pitbull has officially joined Nickelback as a hater-bait artist with a sense of humor. A couple of Twitter punks gamed an Internet promotion, rigging the results so he’ll be “banished” More »