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Feed the Machine world tour reaches Europe
Rock icons Nickelback will kick off their massive Feed the Machine European tour in the UK in May 2018. Their seven British arena dates, with support from Seether, includes a show at Birmingham Genting Arena on May 10.

Nickelback, Feed the Machine world tour, Genting Arena Birmingham, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair
Feed the Machine: Nickelback (pic Richard Beland)


The band recently wrapped up a colossal 45-city tour of North America, playing to more than 600,000 fans. The Feed the Machine tour - named after Nickelback's ninth studio album, released in June 2017 - marks the quartet's triumphant return to Europe.

"We can't wait to get back and play for all the amazing people of Europe,'' says lead singer and guitarist Chad Kroeger. ''The shows are always some of our most memorable and the energy that our European friends bring every night is positively infectious. This is, by far and away, our biggest and best production to date; and we're ready for one hell of a party."

Nickelback, Feed the Machine world tour, Genting Arena Birmingham, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair
Glad to be back: Nickelback (pic: Richard Beland)


Since forming in Alberta, Canada, in 1995, Nickelback have enjoyed worldwide success, selling more than 50 million records and being named the "eleventh best-selling music act" and second best-selling foreign act in the US of the 21st century. Their smash hit How You Remind Me was named Billboard's 'Top Rock Song of the Decade' and was number four on the Top 10 songs of the 2000s list.

Nickelback, Feed the Machine world tour, Genting Arena Birmingham, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair
Accolades: Nickelback (pic: Richard Beland)


Their 2005 album, All The Right Reasons, sold 10 million copies, putting them on an elite shortlist of artists to accomplish this. Amongst all these accolades they have also been named Billboard's 'Top Rock Group of the Decade', received nine Grammy Award nominations, three American Music Awards, a World Music Award, a People's Choice Award, 12 JUNO Awards and seven MuchMusic Video Awards, and have been inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

They have had more than 23 chart-topping singles and boast 12 consecutive sold-out world tours, playing to well over eight million fans.

Nickelback, Feed the Machine world tour, Genting Arena Birmingham, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair


Nickelback's current line-up is Chad Kroeger (lead vocals, guitars), Ryan Peake (guitars, backing vocals), Mike Kroeger (bass) and Daniel Adair (drums, backing vocals).

Nickelback 2018 UK tour dates:

May 3: Hydro Arena, Glasgow;
May 5: First Direct Arena, Leeds;
May 7: Echo Arena, Liverpool;
May 8: Manchester Arena;
May 10: Genting Arena, Birmingham;
May 11: O2 Arena, London;
May 13: Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.


Nickelback, Feed the Machine world tour, Genting Arena Birmingham, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair
Venue: Genting Arena, Birmingham
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Why? Canadian rockers Nickelback are back on the road
When: Touring the UK from May 3, 2018. Playing at the Genting Arena on May 10.
Phone: 0844 33 88 222
Where: Genting Arena, Birmingham, and touring
Cost: £51.06 and £52.75 plus fees
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