One Nickelback detractor has mounted a campaign to keep the band out of London, but Chad Kroeger is fine with that.
“I love it,” Kroeger told radio show The Pulse of Radio, according to NME. “More controversy that surrounds either myself, my personal life, the band, whatever. I think it’s hilarious.”
The crusade to prevent Nickelback from playing in London all started with a Kickstarter-like page that set out to raise money for the Foo Fighters to play a show in Virginia. It worked, and Craig Mandell—an avid Nickelback anti-fan—decided to try out the method for himself: He created a Tilt page that asks music lovers for a total of $1,000 “to ensure that Canadian ‘rockers’ Nickelback do not come to London, England to play a gig.” READ FULL STORY