November 27, 2022

Nickelback’s tenth studio album, Get Rollin’, is out at this time (November 18th), and with the brand new launch, frontman Chad Kroeger says he’s “prepared for the world to hate us once more.”

Whereas Nickelback have loved large success over the previous 20-plus years, they’ve additionally skilled their share of backlash from critics and haters who don’t admire the band’s model of hit-making mainstream rock.

In an interview with Audacy, host Carlota talked about to Kroeger and guitarist Ryan Peake that he anticipated the primary single “San Quentin” to be in fixed rotation on rock radio. Kroeger responded, “You recognize, we joke about it on a regular basis. I’m like, ‘I’m prepared for the world to hate us once more.’”

When Carlota chimed in, “They’re beginning to love you,” Kroeger added, “Ryan says that on a regular basis. He says, ‘I believe there’s been a softening.’”

In a while within the interview, Kroeger as soon as once more referenced the criticism the band has confronted over time when Carlota requested them in the event that they have been a superhero, who would they be and what can be their energy. “We’d be Captain Whipping Boy, and we’d have the ability to take extra shit than anybody,” answered Kroeger.

A couple of years again, Slipknot singer Corey Taylor, who has had a long-standing feud with Kroeger, admitted that Nickelback could now not be probably the most hated rock band round. As an alternative, he insisted that honor now goes to Think about Dragons.

Elsewhere within the Audacy interview, Kroeger remarked that their 2003 hit “Figured You Out” would have been shut down in at this time’s local weather. “Are you able to think about if we launched a music beginning off with ‘I like your pants round your ft’ now? We’d be canceled in two seconds.”

It doesn’t matter what you consider the band’s music, Nickelback are quickly to be Corridor of Famers. It was just lately introduced that the group will probably be inducted into the Canadian Music Corridor of Fame in March 2023.

Hearken to the complete Audacy interview, in addition to Nickelback’s look on Consequence‘s Kyle Meredith With … podcast, plus stream your entire Get Rollin’ album, under.

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