Chad Kroeger is a Canadian rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and lead vocalist for Nickelback. Besides his work with Nickelback, Kroeger has been involved with a variety of collaborations, appearing as a guest musician in several songs and has contributed in both production and songwriting. He has co-written several songs for other artists and for films.
Kroeger learned to play the guitar at age 13 and was part of a cover band, which also included future Nickelback members Mike Kroeger and Ryan Peake, before it broke up. Soon after the band dissolved, they fomed Nickelback.