Nickelback is a Canadian rock band from Hanna, Alberta. Nickelbacks music is classed as hard rock, post-‐grunge, and alternative rock. Nickelback is one of the most commercially successful Canadian groups, having sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, ranking as the 11th best selling music act of the 2000s, and is the 2nd best selling foreign act in the U.S. behind The Beatles for the 2000s.
A li%le of their history The band was formed in the early 1990s as a cover band called the "Village Idiots" by Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, and Brandon Kroeger. The band performed covers of songs from Led Zeppelin and Metallica. They had 7 albums Curb -‐ The State Silver Side Up -‐ The Long Road All the Right Reasons Dark Horse Here and Now
Band Members Chad Kroeger is the guitarist and vocalist. He was born on November 15, 1974. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 13. In 2002, Kroeger co-‐founded 604 Records (Production Company) He collaborated with a lot of artists! (Santana, Timbaland…) After working with Avril Lavigne on her ﬁfth studio album, Lavigne and Kroeger later announced their engagement on August 21, 2012
Ryan Peake Ryan Peake was born on 1/3/1973, He is the main guitarist and he does the chorus. He is the second oldest member of the band. He plays the rhythm guitar and the keyboards
Mike Kroeger Michael Douglas Henry Kroeger (Mike Kroeger) was born on 25/6/1972. He is the oldest member of the band and he plays the bass guitar, and does the backing vocals. Mike uses a 5 strings bass if it is needed for the performances of the band.
Daniel Adair Daniel Patrick Adair was born on February 19, 1975 He plays the drums and does the chorus. He was in other bands like Martone and Suspect before joining Nickelback.
Awards Group of the year Hot 100 Artist Duo / Group of the Year Best rock album with "Silver Side Up" How You Remind Me best single Hero Songwriter of the Year, for 4 consecutive years in the U.S. 2002 Group Juno Fan Choice Award "Too Bad" best video and best rock video 2003 "All the Right Reasons Rock" album of the year, album of pop / rock favorite and best rock album of 2006 Group 2006 "Photograph" 2006 Best Rock Video "Far Away" music award 2007 Group Novel of 2001
Other members… Other members were: Brandon Kroeger -‐ Drums Mitch Guindon -‐ Drums Ryan Vikedal – Drums