Relevant staff member Jesse Carey will be listening to Nickelback on loop for a week straight (Feb 16-22) in hopes of raising $5000 for a well for those in need. So far, $450 has been raised, and has 51 days to go. For more information, head here. If he wanted a real challenge, I'd suggest listening to Attila for a week straight.
Remember thatNickelback cover Avril Lavinge was doing to do for that anime movie? Well, a new trailer for said movie has like a 30 second snippet of "How You Remind Me" in it -- it's in the replies for the bold.
This week's record sales charts are in, and it looks like Attack Attack!'s This Means War managed to sneak into the top 10 overall with 17,500 sold. Congrats to Rise Records. Perhaps more importantly, they outsold Nickelback - who came in at No. 11. Please leave your thoughts on this in .gif form in the replies. Also relevant: Adele sold under 100,000 units of 21 for the first time in a long time, but if you count sales of 19, she was still over that benchmark.
The Black Keys will be on the cover of the next issue of Rolling Stone. And they're not pulling punches. In a recently released excerpt, found here, the band takes direct aim at Nickeback. Personally, I love seeing this kind of honesty from artists. Plus, it always helps when the punching bag deserves it.
A pair of music critics in Winnipeg have written a letter to the commissioner of the National Hockey League. The subject? They don't want Nickelback to play at the first Winnipeg Jets game in 15 years.