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Nickelback live on stage, 2006
Background information
Origin Hanna, Alberta, Canada
Genres Alternative rock, post-grunge, hard rock, alternative metal, heavy metal
Years active 1995–present
Labels EMI Canada, Roadrunner, Atlantic, LiveNation, Universal Music Canada
Members Chad Kroeger
Ryan Peake
Mike Kroeger
Daniel Adair
Past members Brandon Kroeger
Mitch Guindon
Ryan Vikedal

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.


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

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)

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)

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

Their eighth studio album No Fixed Address was released on 17 November 2014, and their ninth studio album, Feed the Machine, was released on June 16, 2017.

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