The guys from Nickelback have endured more than their fair share of hassle recently over their upcoming Thanksgiving Day NFL halftime show in Detroit, a gig from which the organizers of an anti-Nickelback petition have tried to ban them.
So how do they respond? By making fun of themselves, of course. The band appears in a spoof video on Funny Or Die, in which members try to determine how to make Detroit love them.
We'll see if the plan has worked when Nickelback finally plays the Detroit Lions-Green Bay Packers game this Thursday, but that performance won't be the end of it: The band flies in to our studios straight from the Detroit football game, and will be on the show that very night.
In the meantime, here's all you need to know that Nickelback doesn't take itself too seriously: