Let's be honest - taking the p*ss out of Nickelback these days is like shooting fish in a barrel.

That didn't stop Royal Blood from doing so over the weekend, however. The English alt-rock duo took to Twitter to make a joke at the Canadian band's expense, making the rookie mistake of tagging them and assuming they wouldn't reply:

The 'How You Remind Me' rockers - who played Dublin's 3Arena last night - weren't about to take such abuse sitting down, though, and returned with a pretty good comeback:


On an unrelated note, it seems that Chad Kroeger and co. enjoyed a few days off in Dublin before their gig, visiting the Teeling Distillery amongst other things: