"I am beyond ecstatic," Kroeger said as he clapped his hands and did little running butterfly kicks across the studio. "I really thought a day like this would never come. I mean, I made peace with the fact that people were just going to drop Nickelback into every joke about music for the rest of time. But then 3 Doors Down, those beautiful, dumb bastards, dropped us the biggest lifeline ever."
Kroger said as soon he found out they were playing Trump's inauguration, he knew that Nickelback was forever in the clear and 3 Doors Down had just cemented their place as music's biggest joke.
"Thank God for that bullfrog looking mother fucker and his band of backwater hillbillies," Kroeger added. "Goodbye to all those 'look at this photograph' memes and 'what's worse than Nickelback? Nickelback' jokes. I even tested one of our jokes out on the street today. I told this guy if you play a 3 Doors Down song backwards you hear the devil. Even worse, if you play if forward you hear 3 Doors Down. The dude doubled over with laughter. It might have been the greatest moment I've ever experienced."
Fellow hard rock band and fellow easy target, Creed, took to social media to thank 3 Doors Down as well:
"It's a gift that's going to keep on giving."