Death, taxes and Nickelback jokes. Over the past decade or so, Nickelback has served as a bit of a punching bag for music snobbery, taking jab after jab over their sound, but one thing that has remained consistent is that the guys have rolled with the punches with a sense of humor about the perception that has disarmed a bit of the vitriol. That continued recently on Twitter when Royal Blood attempted to combine two lightning rod topics — the U.S. presidential election and Nickelback — into one humorous tweet.
As we head toward the November election, the two major U.S. parties have given us Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the most publicly disliked candidates in memory. Check out Royal Blood’s tweet about the election below:
But if there’s anyone who knows all about Nickelback jokes, it’s the band themselves, and with their wit, they’re well versed on how to give as good as they get. A tweet via the band’s account, reads as follows:
We’re not sure many would have ever expected this humorous back and forth between the U.K. duo and the Canadian crew, but it’s clear that Nickelback won out in this exchange. Well done, guys!
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