In November, 2008, Nickelback gets pelted with rocks and bottles at the hard rock festival in Portgual, forcing the band to quit after two songs.
Over 50,000 people signed a petition to remove Them as the half-time performance for the Detroit Lions game back in 2011.
“This game is nationally televised, do we really Want the rest of the US to associate Detroit with Nickelback? Detroit is home to so many great musicians and THEY Chose Nickelback?!?!?! Does anyone Even like Nickelback?”
Mark Zuckerberg introduced in December 2016, Jarvis, the robot designed to run his home. In a movie presentation, the Facebook boss asks Jarvis to find some good songs from Nickelback.
“I’m sorry, Mark, I can’t do that,” Jarvis replies. “There are no good Nickelback songs.”
An officer in the US Army forbade his subordinate to listen to music from Nickelback in the command post. That was fun until he added on the blacklist some other bands, not so hated, like Creed, or Korn.