Say whatever you want about Nickelback (there's always a lot to say), but they can write a pretty good riff here and there!
Whilst heading down a YouTube rabbit hole, we've come across this video of Andrew Baena tuning his 8-string guitar down an entire octave to play some Nickelback songs. Is it heavy? Yes. Is it a ridiculous premise? Yes, it is. But it's kind of interesting to hear the original riffs in such a different light.
Andrew tackles songs across their catalogue like Something In Your Mouth, This Means War, Side of a Bullet and the recent Feed The Machine. Have a look:
Head on over to this guy's channel for more fun content like busking on the streets with djent music and down-tuned versions of Trivium, System Of A Down and others. Not the hero we deserve, but the one we need!