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November 19, 2012

 #NBLIVEQA Round One

Nickelback is back out on the road, bringing their “Here And Now World Tour” to Australia. They used their airport time in Perth to answer fans’ questions, doing their first live Twitter Q&A, using #NBLIVEQA. Check out all the fans’ questions and the band’s answers below. Follow Nickelback on Twitter @Nickelback to see when the next #NBLIVEQA event will be and submit your questions! Q: Any chance you are coming back in Europe next year? (@sayernita) Big chance- CK Q: What’s a song you wish you had written? (@ItsMissBecca) Wish I wrote “Every Breath You Take.” The Police wrote so many gems. -RP Q: Are you coming finally to South America next year? Is there a REAL possibility? (@Nickelbackers) It’s definitely a possibility! -CK Q: Chad: What was your very first concert as a teenager? (@Ncklbfan19) Metallica Justice For All Tour! – CK Q: Ryan, who’s your favorite singer? (@socitaorton) Today… I’m going with Freddie Mercury & Waylon Jennings – RP Q: If you guys, had to describe your relationships in the band, what would you say in one word? (@Nadine442) Quadraphonilicious! Q: When you was a child do you love school? (@tonyaelagina) Hated hated hated school!! – DA Q: Does Chad have a favorite song by Avril? Does Avril have a favorite written Chad? My favourite Avril song is “Keep Holding On,” she likes “Far Away.” – CK Q: What made u guys decide to start signing your name on your tweets rather than keeping the mystery? (@CassandraRush) The views sometimes expressed in this forum are not necessarily shared by the whole band. Hence accountability. RP Q: How many beers do you have to consume before you finally get a buzz? LOL (@brittalindsay) 4!!!- DA Q: Ok, so what is your favorite tune at the moment, Ryan? (@hardcoreNBfan) Danger! High Voltage – Electric Sixx Q: For Chad: Did you have an amazing birthday? How did you spend it? (@GetMe2TheGeek) Flew all day on my b-day & lost it to the international date line! Left home on the 14th landed in Aus. on the 16th – CK Q: Ryan when did u start to play piano?? Did u have to start with the boring stuff as well???? (@Team_PEAKE) Started at 9, quit at 11. Started again this album. Knew it may come in handy someday. RP Q: Why don’t you guys have the big black anticipation-building curtain on this tour? (@darkhorse4eva) Half the time it fell on Ryan haha – DA Q: What do you think about “simple plan” band they from Canada too (@tonyaelagina) Awesome dudes! -DA Q: Do you have any pre-concert rituals? (@love4nickelback) Drink a couple of hard ciders and play drums for an hour. – DA Q: Fictitious case: If you were a Nickelback hater, What could be your argument to hate them? (@pauupu) Lousy drummer haha -DA Q: What is your favorite thing to do for fun? (@Chadlovesmemore) When I get home, I drum for other artists, I love my job and it’s what I do for fun! – DA Q: If you could jam with any musician, alive OR dead, who would it be and why? (@ChasingYestrday) Brian Johnson, ACDC = best band of all time! -CK Q: What has been your favorite memory from this tour? (@LauraW052599587) The band bus was so much fun in Europe, a lot of late nights, some great memories! – DA Q: What do you miss on the road besides family the most? (@ScoJasnoch) I miss my dog and I miss Whistler -RP I miss being in the same time zone for more than a week. -DA Q: Is Robby going to answer any questions on this now he’s also a leading member of the band? (@Titters94) We locked Rob in a road case and he’s on his way to Adelaide! – RP Q: What artist is on your top playlist right now? (@brittalindsay) Full of Regret by Danko Jones! – RP Q: How do you like your eggs? (@stillstimpy__ Over medium! -DA Q: Are you reading our tweets? Even in your spare time? Are you guys interested in what we Fans think of you?? (@Leni989) Check them all the time! -DA Q: While you are here in Australia, is there something thats a genuine Aussie thing that you want to try or do?? (@Aus_Kylz) I’m headed to Neptune Island later today to swim with great white sharks tomorrow – MK Q: If you had to go on tour with another band, which band would you pick? (@socitaorton) @Irishlaur he’s a true inspiration to me & one lucky dude – DA Q: Social networking: just for fun (and share with fans) or PR/marketing strategy? (Juaaaaaasb) I’ve had a website since 2003 and I’ve always enjoyed sharing with the fans. – DA Q: What would each band member be doing if you weren’t rock stars? (@chntirose) I’d be a pilot, or a drum tech – DA Q: I make awesome chocolate chip cookies…..want some? (@Chelainebragg) As long as you can make me a gluten free one! -DA Q: Daniel: who is the one person that you need to talk to on a day to day basis ?? (@plioness78) I need to talk to my drum tech everyday! -DA Q: Dan -How do U get your running in when you’re on tour? Treadmill on the bus? Or do U find the local running trails? (@SweetPotatoPie9) I like to find a local gym close to our hotel & walk, cool way to see the city –DA Q: Every favorite contact in my phone has a different @Nickelback song assigned. What songs play when your phone rings?? (@brittlindsay) Hemispheres by Rush! -DA