Nickelback is a famous Canadian rock band at the current time. They performed in different Genres such as Hard rock, Pop rock, Alternative metal, alternative rock, and Post-grunge. Many famous artists such as Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, and Daniel Adair are the part of this band and performed worldwide.
More than 50 million albums of Nickelback band was sold worldwide. Here are the quick summary of evolution, net worth, and achievements of Nickelback in 2020.
The previous name of the band is Village Idiot, and it was founded in the early 1990s. The band was formed by the Kroeger brothers, Mike Kroeger and Chad Kroeger, with their cousin Brandon Kroeger and Ryan Peake. In the year 1995, they changed their band name to Nickelback.
There is an interesting short story behind the name Nickelback. Band member Mike Kroeger provided customer service at Starbucks, while they were thinking about a new name for their brand, Mike frequently said that “Here’s your nickel back.” After that, the brand name was changed to this word. The band was ranked in the 11th position as best-selling kind of music performance and 2nd position as the best-selling foreign act in the U.S of 2000s, behind The Beatles.
In the year 1995, Nickelback band formed in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. For the first time, the band performed covers of songs from Led Zeppelin and Metallica. The band includes lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and a drummer Daniel Adair. After a little success, Chad Kroeger has borrowed $4000 from his step-father.
They record their first demo with half of the money known as “Hesher” in 1996, a seven-track EP of basic material. The other half amount, they invested in magic mushrooms. After releasing their first album in 1996, their drummer Brandon Kroeger left the band. Consequently, Nickelback has passed over some drummers change during 1995 to 2005 such as Mitch Guindon and Ryan Vikedal.
After getting success from their first record Hersher, they continuously produced hit record. First full-length album recorded and released by Nickelback band was “Curb” and the first album produced was “Fly”. At that time Nickelback gains lots of fan following, and people were just crazy to listen to their songs. In the year 1999, Nickelback signed a contract with Roadrunner Records and EMI.
In early 2000, they record their famous album The State. They collaborated with producer Rick Parashar to release their third album Silver SideUp. After that, the Nickelback band continuously gave many hit album like All the Right Reasons, Dark Horse, Here and Now, No Fixed Address, and Feed the Machine.
Their single track “How You Remind Me”holds the number one position in The Mainstreams and Modern Rock chart, also ranked at 2 in the Adult Top 40 and became the album of the year for 2002 in the Billboard Hot 100. Moreover, this album was holding the 4th position in the list of best-selling. The band keeps the position in Mainstreams chart many times. In the year 2007, the band was instated into Canada’s Walk of Fame. Nickelback band listed in the 7th position on the Billboard top artists. They own the SOCAN International Achievement Award 5 times in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth can you expect from a famous Canadian Band Nickelback who was giving hit records continuously and got the 2nd position as best-selling album list, behind the legendary band The Beatles? Well, it is estimated that the net worth of Nickelback is more than $100 million in which the founder of the band, Chad Kroeger hold a net worth of $65 million. The source of his income is the band album and concert. The band’s yearly gross is about $10 million. Now the band has signed many costly deals.
From the list of Canadian Band, Nickelback is one of the famous Band who released many album and songs and still their song always in trend. The reason for their success is their hard work and best individual contribution of members.