Originally Posted by ravenheart
Things is, they have some immense riffs (mostly album tracks though, not the singles) and some damn fine songs. But it's cool to hate them
I don't hate them because it's cool to do so. I hate them because they suck. There are tons of bands I love that sonically don't sound all that different from Nickelback. Nickelback just does a far worse job at writing good songs than those other bands.