nickelback in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

Former BIG WRECK Frontman Signs With CHAD KROEGER's Label

Jam! Music reports former BIG WRECK frontman Ian Thornley has signed with his friend Chad Kroeger's Universal-distributed label 604 in Canada, and Roadrunner for the rest of the world. He will begin recording with Toronto producer Gavin Brown (THREE DAYS GRACE, BILLY TALENT) in September. The album, expected in the first quarter of 2004, will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOIL To Master 'Redefine' Later This Week

Chicago's SOIL have finished mixing their new album, "Redefine", with Randy Staub (METALLICA, NICKELBACK) at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia and will begin the mastering sessions for the CD with George Marino at Sterling Sound in New York City on Thursday, August 14. A fall release through J Records is expected. The group ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK To Issue 'The Long Road' In September

NICKELBACK have set "The Long Road" as the title for their third full-length album, due on September 23 through Roadrunner Records. "The Long Road" was recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by frontman Chad Kroeger. It was recorded using a vintage mixing board from Little Mountain Sound that veteran producer Bob Rock used ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK to Film New Video In Vancouver

NICKELBACK will film the video for "Someday", the first single from the band's as-yet-untitled fourth album, July 8 and 9 in Vancouver, British Columbia, with director Nigel Dick (BRITNEY SPEARS, GUNS N' ROSES). The follow-up to the four-times platinum "Silver Side Up" is due September 23 through Roadrunner Records. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK's 'Silver Side Up' Certified Triple Platinum In The U.K.

NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up" has officially been certified triple platinum in the U.K. for shipments in excess of 900,000 copies. "Silver Side Up" recently turned quintuple-platinum in the U.S. after shifting over five million units since its release in Sept. 2001. NICKELBACK are currently working on their new studio album for a fall 2003 release ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK In Lawsuit Over Royalties

A recording studio in suburban White Rock has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against NICKELBACK in B.C. Supreme Court, according to Jam! Music. In the suit, Larry Anschell of Turtle Recording claims his company had production royalties and property rights to songs performed by NICKELBACK on the album "Curb". Anschell is suing for general ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK To Embark On Canadian Mini-Tour

NICKELBACK will embark on a short tour of Eastern Canada in late June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 23 - St John's, NFLD @ Mile One Stadium Jun. 26 - St-Ephrem, QC @ Woodstock en Beauce Festival Jun. 28 - Halifax, NS @ Citadel Hill Jun. 30 - Charlottetown, PEI @ Charlottetown Festival Of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE SCORPIONS To Record New Album

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS are taking a little break before entering the studio to record their new studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. Several producer names have been mentioned as possible collaborators on the group's next effort, including Bob Rock (METALLICA, THE CULT), Rick Parashar (PEARL JAM, NICKELBACK, BLIND MELON) and former ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DISTURBED, NICKELBACK, SALIVA, MANSON Get Certified

DISTURBED's 2000 debut, "The Sickness", has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales in excess of three million copies in the U.S. Also freshly-certified is NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up", which has turned quintuple-platinum after shifting over five million units since its release in Sept. 2001. Other recent certifications include ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK Singing Record Label's Praises

NICKELBACK have boosted Roadrunner Records to a status to compete with the major labels of the record business. Thanks to NICKLEBACK's Grammy nomination for "How You Remind Me" and "Silver Side Up" selling several million copies, the band and the label are both gaining notoriety. It hasn't all been NICKELBACK carrying the label on its ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KRITICKILL Turn Down NICKELBACK Offer

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL have reportedly turned down a record deal offer from 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Although no specific reason was given for their decision, the group are said to have ended contract negotiations with the label on the advice of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Rock Musicians Speak Out On Possible War With Iraq

An increasing number of rock artists are speaking their minds about a possible war with Iraq, with many of them seeing the potential military operation to oust Saddam Hussein as an issue that affects more than just enlisted soldiers and their families. Others, on the other hand, argue that even if Saddam Hussein doesn't pose ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Germany's Top-Selling Hard Rock Albums Of 2002

The following is a list of Germany's top-selling hard rock/metal albums of 2002 (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 07. DIE TOTEN HOSEN - Auswärtsspiel 08. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - By The Way 13. NICKELBACK - Silver Side Up 15. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 17. LENNY KRAVITZ - Lenny 21. P.O.D. - Satellite 31. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK Finish Writing Material For New CD

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has been spending time in a Vancouver recording studio, writing and tracking material for the group's upcoming CD. "The new NICKELBACK record is already written and we've recorded three songs, two of which we are pretty sure are all ready to be singles," Kroeger told MuchMusic.com. However, after the success of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JERRY CANTRELL Slams Former Tourmates CREED, Says Tour Was 'Stale'

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who spent a couple of months this year touring arenas with CREED, has slammed his former touring bandmates, calling them "unpersonable" and describing the experience of sharing the stage with them as "stale". "CREED was a weird tour," Cantrell told Chicago's Pop Matters. "I mean it's kind of strange ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK To Perform At AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

NICKELBACK will perform their smash single, "How You Remind Me", at the American Music Awards, on Jan. 13, 2003 at 8 p.m. (EST)/7pm (CST). In addition to this being the band's first U.S. music awards performance, they are up for one nomination in the pop/rock category for "Best Band/Group/Duo". The show, which will be hosted ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK Pass Two-Million Mark In Europe

NICKELBACK's "Silver Side Up" CD has passed the two-million mark in albums shipped in Europe, according to the band's label, Roadrunner Records. Meanwhile, the album is said to be approaching five-million copies sold in the U.S., where the group's previous album, "The State", was awarded gold status (500,000 copies shipped). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DIMEBAG DARRELL, KID ROCK, CHAD KROEGER Collaborate On ELTON JOHN Cover

PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell, KID ROCK and NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger have collaborated on a cover of ELTON JOHN's "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)". The joint effort, which was apparently spearheaded by Kroeger, was more of a "virtual" collaboration than a conventional one, since the three parties never actually shared studio space but e-mailed music ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NICKELBACK Postpone American Dates

NICKELBACK postponed the last week of their fall U.S. tour due to a throat infection suffered by guitarist Mike Kroeger. Frontman Chad Kroeger & Co. plan to reschedule the nixed concerts for early January. The Canadian rockers now are resting for two weeks before heading overseas for a batch of European dates. ...

Read more

Posted in: News