Nickelback-lash. A petition is going around expressing outrage that Canadian rock band Nickelback is this year's entertainment at the Lions game, and why their music sells so well.
This afternoon in Detroit Nickelback performed during the half-time show at an N-F-L game, much to the dismay of 55-thousand football fans. They'd signed a petition to have the band replaced by another act. A similar petition is circulating here in Canada, expressing outrage about the band performing at the Grey Cup this weekend. To help us understand why Nickelback is so reviled... and yet ... so successful... we've reached Sarah Liss. She's a music columnist and associate editor of The Grid magazine in Toronto.
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