While Imagine Dragons may now have taken the crown for world’s most clowned on act, social media always gives extra attention to one of the original victims of internet meme culture – Nickelback.
The Canadian outfit has always taken any jokes in their stride and the four-piece are good sports when it comes to people taking the piss out of them on social media.
Last night they teased a come-back of sorts on Twitter with an image and short video.
FRIDAY 8/14 pic.twitter.com/uBieV7zoKj
— Nickelback (@Nickelback) August 10, 2020
It’s still actually unclear what will arrive on Friday, but that didn’t stop legions of people gunning for that sweet retweet-fuelled dopamine hit.
FRIDAY 8/14 pic.twitter.com/JDrjWckDeA — Nickelback (@Nickelback) August 11, 2020
Here’s some of the best:
I’m gonna be humming this all night #Nickleback pic.twitter.com/OLALT81FrT
— Brett Sutton – Silver Fox (@NotBrettSutton) August 12, 2020
This is too perfect, he’s definitely had this one in the vault for a while.
nickelback look like if they all joined up together like station from bill & ted it would make simon cowell pic.twitter.com/Wxydyt4zCC — wet ass p-word (@reynlord) August 11, 2020
Not right now Nickelback pic.twitter.com/OrVTwmxFOG
— Dumb Beezie (@dumbbeezie) August 11, 2020
2020 is really slappin’ different.
Who had Nickelback on their 2020 Bingo Card?? https://t.co/fEMxl8jPuO — Katie Summers ✨ (@katiessummerss) August 10, 2020
At this point we should’ve really expected a Nickelback comeback.
2020 leaving NOTHING in the chamber. https://t.co/bMhfOhljfS
— Lacy Baugher (@LacyMB) August 11, 2020
Maybe they’ll enter the presidential race?
Yeah. Sure. Of course. It’s 2020. The pandemic. Crashing economy. Karens. Murder wasps. Zombie cicadas. Record hot temperatures. Anti-science people. Q anon. Sure, why not. https://t.co/MqcDiyY2qT
— Steve’s OKC Central (@stevelackmeyer) August 10, 2020
Photo: AP Photo//Gerry Broom