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Old 05-03-2012, 08:39 PM   #1
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Default Why do people hate Nickelback?

So I was playing around with Google and got this.



So I'm wondering, why do people hate Nickelback? I'm not really a fan of them, I only heard maybe 2-3 songs, Far Away, If today was your last day, and something else I can't remember, and they're pretty good. Just a little more pop, but I had to say "if today was your last day" was pretty good.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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Simple: haters gonna hate. If you hate Nickleback yet enjoy listening to Rick Ross or dubstep, then you have no valid argument for hating on Nickleback.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:44 PM   #3
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Thank you for confirming my suspicions:

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Old 05-03-2012, 08:45 PM   #4
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:45 PM   #5
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Nickelback is fine with me. They're just too "mainstream" so most rock fans hate them. Kinda like how rap fans are with the more mainstream rappers.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:49 PM   #6
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

supposedly the lead singer or maybe its their whole band are complete assholes. i know i read something awhile back with people they've toured with, music fans that met them, or something along those lines saying the lead singer was a huge dikkhead.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:50 PM   #7
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

I've only heard of their radio songs and the only one I like was one of their early hits. I forgot the title but the lyrics goes something like, "from the bottom of every bottle..."

Most of their hits are just awful; Rockstar is one of the worse songs I've ever heard. Far Away sucks too.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:57 PM   #8
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

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Old 05-03-2012, 09:00 PM   #9
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

Article from Grantland about this

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The group's strength is that they understand the tropes of classic rock (both musically and philosophically). The group's weakness is their obsession with transposable power ballads, most of which sound like what would happen if Bob Rock helped Coldplay write a really loud song for Garth Brooks (which would undoubtedly be the most popular song in the history of mankind, were it to literally exist). The one transcendent Nickelback song is the semi-acoustic "Rockstar," a dilemma for all those who want to erroneously pretend that Kroeger has no sense of irony. "Rockstar" has a faultless construction — it's simple, true, sarcastic, and aspirant. I suppose those four qualities also describe Nickelback, which is another reason why humorless people will always hate them.

But hey: That's their role. That's their job. They've created, they've created, they've created, they've created, they've created, they've created their own prison. And it's probably awesome, or at least close enough.

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Old 05-03-2012, 09:00 PM   #10
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Never made it as a wise man, Couldnt cut it as a poor man stealing and this is how U REMIND ME OF WHAT I REALLY AM!
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:04 PM   #11
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

People don't like the formula.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvujg...eature=related
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:09 PM   #12
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Such bs. Today's top charts prove people love all those basic formulas.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:55 PM   #13
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Default Re: Why do people hate Nickelback?

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Simple: haters gonna hate. If you hate Nickleback yet enjoy listening to Rick Ross or dubstep, then you have no valid argument for hating on Nickleback.

This is a ridiculous thing to say. Plenty of people like some terrible music but it's still perfectly reasonable for them to hate other shitty music.

But I think the reason people hate Nickleback is they are very boring and generic. And Canadian if I'm not mistaken. And the singer is ugly as fvck.
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:06 PM   #14
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:15 PM   #15
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They're simply generic and clearly don't write their own songs. Have you heard some of them? You listen to one about treating the girl of your dreams the best way and then you listen to another one about hardcore sex.
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