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Tag Archives: Nickelback

Nickelback get a Deadpool defense

Posted by on December 10, 2018

    One of the most popular punching bags in music for the last decade or so has been Nickelback. Be it their formulaic music, their heritage (Canadian), Chad Kroeger’s goatee or just the fact that they’re a inexplicably popular as they are insultingly comparing them to something else deemed not good is a bottom […]

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Anneke Van Giersbergen, Chad Kroeger, Steve Vai & more among guests on Devin Townsend album ‘Empath’

Posted by on December 4, 2018

While Devin Townsend has disbanded his Devin Townsend Project, he did mention the possibility of it returning after completing three solo albums. Townsend’s current focus has been his new record Empath, which has an unconfirmed release date set for March, 2019. According to Townsend’s Twitter, the new LP will feature additional guests such as Anneke […]

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KoRn & Nickelback featured in latest ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ “Mean Tweets” segment

Posted by on October 10, 2018

There’s the common phrase, haters are gonna hate, and it’s no secret that these haters will express their hatred towards a celebrity on social media. There have been countless of negative tweets about celebrities, musicians, politicians to the point that there’s a segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live called “Mean Tweets.” “Mean Tweets” is a segment […]

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People are campaigning for a Nirvana reunion with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger

Posted by on July 27, 2018

These days are becoming more difficult to tell the difference between true or false news as bizarre stories continue to surface. For instance, over 26,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to drink red liquid from a black sarcophagus that was recently opened in Alexandria, Egypt. And now, there’s a Facebook campaign for a […]

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The best-selling rock and metal of 2018 so far is…

Posted by on June 15, 2018

If you’re a regular reader of Metal Insider, you likely check out Metal by Numbers, in which we look at the week’s biggest-selling heavy titles. Of course, streaming is more or less taking over as the way many people consume music, but hard rock and metal fans tend to be more loyal. With this current […]

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Metal by Numbers: the best selling metal and rock of 2017

Posted by on January 4, 2018

  It should surprise no one that streaming is surpassing sales as the medium of choice for people buying albums. Yet as evidenced by the list below, people are still buying music, too. Nielsen just released their year-end report that found that streaming grew 12.5% with album sales down about 19%. Vinyl sales still increased, […]

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Billy Corgan defends Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger

Posted by on November 14, 2017

Remember Smashing Pumpkins? Their breakthrough album Siamese Dream is a stone cold classic, but around the time they changed their name to The Smashing Pumpkins and insisted everyone call them that, we kind of lost interest in the pretentiousness of it all. Frontman Billy Corgan has followed suit, as he’s now calling himself William Patrick Corgan after […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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Metal by Numbers 10/11: Primus are Primed

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Hello, Matt Brown here returning to bring you the charts once again. Well, mostly. It’s another week where we’ve only got sales numbers to display. But good lord do we have along list of debuts, fifteen to be exact. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that with less than three months to […]

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