The Nickelback powerhouse rolls on By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, AP Music Writer
Not everybody wants to sit and listen to Nickelback — mainly, most critics. Ever since the release of 2001's six-times platinum "Silver Side Up," they've gotten routine drubbings from music journalists and others who deride their radio-friendly, soaring rock songs as unoriginal, insipid or, perhaps of the worst all, Creed-like.
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