In 1997, Brandon Kroeger left the band and the band searched for a new drummer. Bill Lamb is a music and arts writer with two decades of experience covering the world of entertainment and culture. [74][75] The second North American leg of the tour had to be canceled when lead vocalist Chad Kroeger required surgery for a cyst on his voice box. The album was released on November 21, 2011, with the band calling it "Nickelblack Monday", a play on Nickelback and Black Monday. Daniel Adair revealed in later interviews he had been approached by the group in December and asked to audition. Dark Horse was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on December 9, 2008, only three weeks after its North American release. The band went through several drummer changes between 1995 and 2005, achieving its current lineup when Adair replaced drummer Ryan Vikedal. A brief press release from the group wished him well but no reason was given for his departure. The album also made Nickelback the first band in Nielsen BDS history to have 5 singles on the CHR charts. As details emerged over the following months, it became apparent that the group had already decided Vikedal needed to go by December 2004. [citation needed] It also peaked at number two on Adult Top 40 and became the Billboard Hot 100 number one single of the year for 2002. All the Right Reasons had sold over 7 million copies in the U.S. to June 19, 2010. Ryan Vikedal Forced Out of Group On January 27, 2005, Canadian music newspaper Chart Attack reported that Nickelback's drummer Ryan Vikedal had left the group just as they had begun work on a new album, the upcoming All the Right Reasons. Nirvana,[106] [33] In November 2006, the band won an American Music Award for best pop/rock album, surprising the band itself. In 2002, Nickelback released their first DVD Live at Home. Sports", "Nickelback rides again with 'Dark Horse' ...", "Nickelback Preps For 'Silver,' 3 Doors Down Dates", "A Brief History of Popular Nickelback Bullying", "Rock Band: Nickelback ::Nickelback News", "Nickelback fans get their money's worth – Gusto", "Theory of a Deadman discounts Nickelback comparison", "YouTube Live: Nickelback gets rocked in Portugal (2007)", "Nickelback: There Are Just Different Characters Around the World", "Coldplay's Chris Martin: 'Nickelback Are A Great Band, "Keyshia Cole Wants To Record With Nickelback – Music, Celebrity, Artist News", "Why Nickelback is the world's most hated band", "Nickelback named as the Number One musical turnoff", "Readers' Poll: The Ten Worst Bands of the Nineties", "DPA MICROPHONES ROCKS AROUND THE WORLD ON TOUR WITH NICKELBACK DRUMMER/VOCALIST, DANIEL ADAIR", "On The Beat with Daniel Adair of Nickelback: Singing and Playing the Drums", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nickelback&oldid=984305582, Canadian alternative metal musical groups, Juno Award for Single of the Year winners, Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year winners, Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year winners, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from January 2018, Articles with dead external links from March 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected biographies of living people, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2012, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from December 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2015, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from August 2018, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 October 2020, at 11:41. He is the longest serving drummer of Nickelback's history, and favoured a simplistic, more classic rock style that combined well with the modern edge the band was pushing out.

He joined the band in 1998 after Brandon Kroeger's departure. Vikedal was replaced by former 3 Doors Down drummer Daniel Adair. Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright, Celebrities Interesting Facts By Nationality, Celebrities Interesting Facts By Profession.

"Figured You Out" was also released as a single and topped the Mainstream Rock Charts for 13 consecutive weeks. In October 2010 Nickelback finished their Dark Horse Tour. While initially reported due to him starting work at a car company, Guindon's departure came due to him "not [being] meant for the road". Bob Marley,[105] I would dissect every single song that I would hear on the radio or every song that had ever done well on a chart and I would say, 'Why did this do well?'" [64] Frontman Chad Kroeger had previously stated in an interview that the greatest hits album was to feature songs from previous albums along with new songs[65] but the unveiled track listing ultimately contained only previously released material. by brothers Mike and Chad Kroeger with their cousin Brandon Kroeger and Ryan Peake. It became Nickelback's 5th and so far final single to hit the #1 spot on the U.S. [clarification needed], Nickelback have been criticized for over-use of themes involving strippers, sex, prostitutes, drugs, and alcohol consumption,[114] and for the perceived derivative, repetitive and formulaic nature of their music. Kelly: The Best and Worst of Both Worlds, Imagine Dragons: From Las Vegas Indie Band to Worldwide Superstars, How 4 Huge Rock Bands Picked Their Band Names, M.L.S, Library Science, Indiana University. No dollar amounts have been mentioned in the suit, and neither Kroeger's attorney nor Nickelback's record label has commented publicly on the lawsuit. [38] Its eighth single, "This Afternoon", was released on March 23, 2010. [118] In May 2013, the readers of Rolling Stone magazine named Nickelback the second worst band of the 1990s, behind only Creed. The tour was announced on November 5, 2014, as well as The Pretty Reckless, Pop Evil, and Lifehouse as the support act for the majority of the shows in North American while Monster Truck was support act in Australia and Europe (2016). [50] The band was also listed at the top selling hard rock artist. [40] For the second leg of the Europe tour, the band played with their opening act Daughtry. Three of these became U.S. On November 26, 2008, the band announced the tour for the support of the album. He is best known for being … The band later changed its name to Nickelback, which originated from the nickel in change that band member Mike Kroeger gave customers at his job at Starbucks; he would frequently say, "Here's your nickel back.