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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.

Nickelback
Ryan Peake Nickelback.jpg
Nickelback live on stage, 2006
Background information
OriginHanna, Alberta, Canada
GenresAlternative rock, post-grunge,[1] hard rock,[2] alternative metal,[1] heavy metal[1]
Years active1995–present
LabelsEMI Canada, Roadrunner, Atlantic, LiveNation, Universal Music Canada
Websitenickelback.com
Members
Chad Kroeger
Ryan Peake
Mike Kroeger
Daniel Adair
Past members
Brandon Kroeger
Mitch Guindon
Ryan Vikedal

HistoryEdit

Beginning of career, Hesher EP, Curb and The State (1995-2000)Edit

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 can only be played on radio stations in Hanna, Alberta. The album tour lasted from August 29, 1997 to May 29, 1998. In 1999, they released a new album called The State. The album tour lasted from September 20, 1999 to December 11, 2000.

Silver Side Up and The Long Road (2001-2004)Edit

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". The album tour lasted from January 19 to November 21, 2002. In 2003, they released another album called The Long Road. The album tour lasted from October 14, 2003 to August 13, 2004.

Current era of the band (2005-present)Edit

In 2005, they released another album called All The Right Reasons. In 2006, Nickelback released the single "Rockstar". It reached number two in the UK Singles Chart. The album tour lasted from January 17, 2006 to September 2, 2007.

In 2008, they released another album called Dark Horse. The album tour lasted from February 25, 2009 to October 30, 2010.

Their newest album is Here and Now, which came to stores in 2011. The album tour lasted from April 10 to December 3, 2012.

AlbumsEdit

  • The Curb (May 16, 1996)
• "Fly" - August 1, 1996
  • The State (September 1, 1999)
• "Leader Of Men" - March 4, 2000
• "Old Enough" - October 2000
• "Breathe" - November 20, 2000
• "Worthy To Say" - December 2000
  • Silver Side Up (September 11, 2001)
• "How You Remind Me" - August 21, 2001
• "Too Bad" - February 26, 2002
• "Never Again" - July 2, 2002 
  • The Long Road (September 23, 2003)
• "Someday" - August 5, 2003
• "Figured You Out" - December 2, 2003 
• "Feelin' Way Too Damn Good" - March 21, 2004 
• "See You At The Show" - June 14, 2004 
• "Because Of You" - September 7, 2004 
  • All the Right Reasons (October 4, 2005)
• "Photograph" - September 20, 2005 
• "Animals" - November 8, 2005 
• "Savin' Me" - February 13, 2006
• "Far Away" - April 25, 2006
• "Rockstar" - August 21, 2006
• "If Everyone Cared" - November 28, 2006
• "Side Of A Bullet" - March 15, 2007
• "Gotta Be Somebody" - September 29, 2008
• "Something In Your Mouth" - October 28, 2008 
• "If Today Was Your Last Day" - November 11, 2008
• "Burn It To The Ground" - January 29, 2009 
• "I'd Come For You" - March 23, 2009 
• "Never Gonna Be Alone" - September 29, 2009
• "Shakin' Hands" - November 16, 2009
• "This Afternoon" - March 23, 2010
  • Here and Now (November 21, 2011)
• "When We Stand Together" - September 26, 2011
• "Bottoms Up" - September 26, 2011 
• "This Means War" - February 14, 2012
• "Lullaby" - February 24, 2012
• "Trying Not To Love You" - August 20, 2012

SourcesEdit

  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.