World’s Biggest Nickelback Fan Avril Lavigne Went on a Pro-Nickelback Twitter Rant

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 Address, which…
Brian Josephs / May 13, 2016

Love Dies Just a Little Bit More As Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Split

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…
James Grebey / September 2, 2015

Magic! Lead Canada’s 2015 Juno Award Nominations

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…
James Grebey / January 27, 2015

Five Nickelback Songs That Don’t Suck

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…
Andrew Unterberger / November 19, 2014

Chad Kroeger Thinks the Campaign to Keep Nickelback Out of London is ‘Hilarious’

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…
Colin Joyce / October 11, 2014

A Nickelback Hater Launched a Campaign to Keep the Band Out of London

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…
James Grebey / October 6, 2014

Fucked Up Leader Plays Nickelback Card in ‘Indie’ Debate

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…
Marc Hogan / October 18, 2013

Miley Cyrus Is Less Popular Than Congress Is Less Popular Than Nickelback

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…
Chris Martins / October 10, 2013

Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump Wants You to Stop Hating Nickelback (and He Isn’t Wrong)

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…
Marc Hogan / March 4, 2013

Now Rise for Japandroids’ Non-Nickelback Vancouver Canucks Anthem

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…
Kyle McGovern / February 27, 2013

Nickelback Bro Disses Sum 41 Guy for Avril Lavigne Costume

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…
Chris Martins / October 29, 2012

Avril Lavigne and Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger Are Engaged (Yes, Really)

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…
SPIN Staff / August 22, 2012

George Costanza Takes on a New ‘Contest’ in Nickelback Clip

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…
Kory Grow / August 17, 2012

Universe Punishes Man for Attempting to See Nickelback

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…
Devon Maloney / July 27, 2012

Pitbull Shipped Off to Alaska Walmart, Will Bring Comedians Responsible for His Voyage

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…
Devon Maloney / July 18, 2012

Nickelback Fans Outed by Facebook Trick

Apologies in advance to all you conscientious Facebook objectors out there: You might not be able to play this round. Last night, when Nickelback were…
Devon Maloney / June 19, 2012

Watch Nickelback Try to Have a Sense of Humor (Part 2)

Nickelback have had a pretty good week, what with the kismet that was playing a New York show on the same night as equally despised…
Devon Maloney / April 27, 2012

Jock Jams: Nickelback Zing Atlanta Brave, 49ers Dance to Drake

Music collided with sports over the weekend, and not just with official confirmation of Madonna as next year's Super Bowl headliner.
Marc Hogan / December 5, 2011

Who Charted? Rihanna Loses Black Friday Buyathon to Nickelback, Michael Buble

First! The holiday shopping season officially began last Friday, so it's little surprise the Santa-themed Christmas by Michael Bublé has found its way to No.
SPIN Staff / November 30, 2011

Nickelback Try to Have a Sense of Humor

Nickelback have been on the business end of some truly awful press the past few weeks. The Canadian arena rockers were deemed sex repellent by…
SPIN Staff / November 22, 2011
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