The Black Keys are on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone, and they’ve decided to use that platform to do something noble: They’re attacking Nickelback. Like everyone on the Internet before him, Patrick Carney shredded Nickelback for being the worst in his cover interview, actually making a pretty good point on the death of rock ‘n’ roll in there too:
Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world… So they became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be shit – therefore you should never try to be the biggest rock band in the world. Fuck that! Rock & roll is the music I feel the most passionately about, and I don’t like to see it fucking ruined and spoon-fed down our throats in this watered-down, post-grunge crap, horrendous shit. When people start lumping us into that kind of shit, it’s like, ‘Fuck you,’ honestly.”
Whoa. Dude is not messing around here. The rest of the profile–at least what’s online–is also this great. Read it over here.