• Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Goes Deep on ‘How You Remind Me,' The Fight That Inspired It & His ‘Jesus Christ' Hair in the Video

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    This week, Billboard is publishing a series of lists and articles celebrating the music of 20 years ago. Our 2001 Week continues with Nickelback's Chad Kroeger taking us through a look back at his band's breakthrough smash “How You Remind Me” - one of the biggest hits from a very different time for rock music in the pop mainstream.
    Without question, 2001 was the year Nickelback broke.
    The Canadian grunge band had formed in 1995, originally a quartet of frontman Chad Kroeger, his brothers Mike and Brandon , and guitarist Ryan Peake, self-releasing an EP, 1996's Hersher, and two full-length...
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  • The 50 Best Deep Cuts of 2001: Staff List

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    Following our Billboard staff-picked list of the 100 greatest songs of 2001 , we're writing this week about some of the stories and trends that defined the year for us. Here, our staff goes beyond the hits of '01 to look at the deeper cuts that also endure - the album tracks from the year's best LPs, which, 20 years later, prove just as essential as the official U.S. singles and radio hits they surrounded. Below is a list of our 50 favorites, with a Spotify playlist of all 50 at the very bottom.
    50. Wu-Tang Clan, “Rules”
    Produced by Wu Essentials' Mathematics, “Rules” came out on Iron...
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