While the internet was busy giving its valuable opinion on the heated controversy of Neil Young pulling his music from Spotify on Joe Rogan Row, a meme post has dragged rock band Nickelback into the midst of chaos that has led to all-new drama. this week-end. The Canadian rock band was massively trolled where many dubbed them one of the worst bands of all time.
An individual on Twitter decided to troll the band Nickelback and it succeeded as he quickly earned himself one of the top trending spots on Twitter. The viral post joked that the band had threatened to release their music on Spotify unless Joe Rogan’s podcast was taken down. It came on the lines of legendary folksinger Neil giving Spotify an ultimatum to remove his music after accusing Rogan’s podcast of spreading Covid vaccine misinformation. Spotify agreed and removed all of Neil’s discography from the platform a day later. Neil’s friend and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell joined him in the protest saying: “I have decided to remove all my music from Spotify. Irresponsible people spread lies that cost people their lives. She added, “I stand in solidarity with Neil Young and the global scientific and medical communities on this issue.”
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Is Nickelback the worst band of all time?
Nickelback is made up of lead guitarist and vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger and drummer Daniel Adair. Despite having sold 50 million records worldwide and being the second best-selling foreign band behind The Beatles after the 2000s, Nickelback has repeatedly been considered one of the worst bands of all. time. While there’s no shortage of accomplishments, the Canadian team has often faced heat for not evolving over the years and releasing the same kind of music repeatedly. The four-member group has also been trolled earlier for their sexist lyrics in various songs.
In the song ‘Figured You Out’ Mike Kroeger sings that he “loves the way you still say please / While you look at me” while in the song ‘Something in your Mouth’ the lyrics say, “You’re so much cooler/ When you never take it off/ ‘Cause you’re so much cuter/ With something in your mouth. The band also struggled with rockstar image in the face of anger from media users social over the years.
BREAKING: Nickelback is threatening to release a new album unless Spotify removes Joe Rogan.
— Red🇺🇸 (@redinthecloset) January 28, 2022
“Nickelback threatened to put more music on Spotify,” jokes Twitter
Reacting to the trending meme, one user joked, “Nickelback is threatening to leave his music on Spotify unless Joe Rogan gets all the shots.” Another along the same lines said, “For anyone feeling mad at Spotify right now, remember you let Nickelback survive there for years. Shame.” The following was also fired up and trolled the band, saying sarcastically, “We’ll have peaked in the company when Nickelback threatens to pull their music unless Joe Rogan is removed from the platform.”
One user added, “Nickelback has threatened to put more music on Spotify if they don’t resolve this issue soon.” While another asked, “Wasn’t Gorillaz the worst band ever?” I feel scammed, knowing it’s not really them, but Nickelback? One claimed, “Nickelback are literally the worst band ever,” while another referenced Neil Young pulling his music from Spotify and said, “To protest this decision to #Spotify, I’m going to like every Nickelback song once an hour so they start showing up in everyone’s rotation. Joe Rogan is the worst.
Nickelback is threatening to leave his music on Spotify unless Joe Rogan gets all the shots.
— StrictlyChristo (@StrictlyChristo) January 27, 2022
For anyone feeling mad at Spotify right now, remember you let Nickelback survive there for years. Too bad 😉
— Reverend Frank Ritchie (@frankritchie) January 28, 2022
We will have peaked in society when Nickelback threatens to pull their music unless Joe Rogan is removed from the platform
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) January 29, 2022
Wasn’t Gorillaz the worst band ever? I feel scammed, knowing it’s not really them, but Nickelback?
— Eder Company Official (@Edercomoriginal) January 29, 2022
Nickelback is literally the worst band ever 🤣.
—James Nick (@jnc8999) January 29, 2022