Nine Inch Nails
Typically a man of few (spoken) words on stage, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor delighted a Las Vegas audience this weekend with a surprising act of kindness.
Somehow in their 25 years as a band, Nine Inch Nails never got around to playing late night. Not a single show. But that all changed last night (Nov. 8) when the band made their late night debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Wait, Al got Ian MacKaye to break edge?
The fact that they’re still playing their brazenly uncommercial music to large crowds today is equally impressive. Judging by the power of the band, and the passion of the thousands gathered at the Prudential Center, they’ll be able to do it for years to come.
It’s a big week for new music, as five albums debut inside the Billboard 200′s top 10 this week, including a bow at No. 1 for big-voiced pop newcomer Ariana Grande.
If Nine Inch Nails’ 1994 masterpiece ‘Downward Spiral’ was an opera of depression-induced suicide, then new album ‘Hesitation Marks’ is an opera where Trent Reznor grieves, forgives and buries the body.
The intimate show followed their enormous festival dates, but they sure didn’t sound any smaller.
Here’s a primer on Trent Reznor’s many, many projects after Nine Inch Nails waved goodbye in 2009.
Believe the hype: Nine Inch Nails are back, and so is Kathleen Hannah. As for British arena pop hopefuls, they might need t
Nine Inch Nails headlined the second night of Made In America, filling the “rock legend” slot occupied by Pearl Jam at last year’s festival.
With the band’s comeback album on the horizon, Nine Inch Nails are releasing a slew of behind-the-scenes extras, including a tour doc and 45 minutes of Trent Reznor talking about all things NIN.
At long last you can hear the final product of the much hyped, much previewed, and much lauded Nine Inch Nails album Hesitation Marks. The album is streaming in full right now on iTunes.
Nine Inch Nails are currently touring the international festival circuit, but back in June, Trent Reznor and co. were in the midst of rehearsals for their first tour since 2009. Now fans can hear these practice sessions.
The L.A. duo’s 2012 debut, ‘Ministry of Love,’ transports listeners to cities like London, Berlin, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing–some locations more literally than others, lyrically speaking.
The studio version of the song premiered on Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1 last night (August 22) and shows a softer side of the industrial band.