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Nine Inch Nails Ask Canadian Politicians To Stop Using NIN Logo On Novelty T-Shirts

A trio of Canadian politicians got asked to stop after posing with a campaign t-shirt that used the Nine Inch Nails logo. The photo of Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley showing off the shirt went viral a few weeks back, and Reznor’s team followed up by sending “a very polite letter”… More »

By: James Rettig / July 8, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Someone Mashed Up Carly Rae Jepsen With Nine Inch Nails Again, And We Really Really Like It

A mash-up of Nine Inch Nails’ “Head Like A Hole” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You” has no right to be any good — especially after someone’s previous attempt to mash up the same NIN song with Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” failed so spectacularly. A combination that turns those two songs into a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 6, 2015 - 2:44 pm

The Body & Thou – “Terrible Lie” (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

The avant-garde sludge bands Thou and the Body both released excellent albums of their own in 2014 — Heathen and I Shall Die Here, respectively — and they also teamed on a terrific collaborative effort called Released From Love. This month, Thrill Jockey is re-issuing Released From Love along with a brand new album from… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 7, 2015 - 11:42 am

Nine Inch Nails Fan Creates Humongous Torrent Of Every Available Concert Bootleg

Since 2008, an obsessive and extremely dedicated Nine Inch Nails fan has been collecting the band’s live audio from a massive pool of sources in order to create a free online database of fan recordings titled “Reflecting In The Chrome: A NIN Recording Archive.” The drive has gone through several evolutions, some of which the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 19, 2014 - 6:11 pm

Trent Reznor Discusses NIN’s Failed Sessions With Arcade Fire Producer, Skepticism About Rock Hall Nomination, U2’s Devaluing Music

Trent Reznor recently sat down with Billboard for a great interview which touched on a wide range of topics, including his Gone Girl score, failed Hesitation Marks recording sessions with Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, his Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame nomination, and his new role at apple as chief creative officer for Beat… More »

By: James Rettig / October 31, 2014 - 6:45 pm

Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into the Hall. Every year, we get one or two nominees who are eligible for the first time, since the Hall only inducts artists 25 years after their first record came… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am

Watch Trent Reznor Discuss His Gone Girl Score On CBS This Morning

Here’s your occasional reminder that we’re living in a world where this guy is invited to appear on smiley TV morning shows. Trent Reznor stopped by CBS This Morning: Saturday to discuss his work on Gone Girl, the third straight David Fincher movie to be scored by Reznor and Atticus Ross. He also got into… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 6, 2014 - 9:42 am

Director Mark Pellington Details His Falling Out With Trent Reznor

Mark Pellington is a music video director most famous for doing Pearl Jam’s iconic “Jeremy” clip. He also directed the movies Arlington Road and The Mothman Prophecies, and more recently, he worked with Chelsea Wolfe on her short film Lone. In 1999, Nine Inch Nails hired him to make the video for “We’re In ThisMore »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Trent Reznor Talks Apple’s Beats Acquisition, New NIN Tour Production, Gone Girl Score

As always, Trent Reznor has a lot on his plate. In a new interview with the Associated Press, he touches on everything he has going on. He made his first public comment (besides this tweet) on Apple’s acquisition of Beats. “It kind of caught me by surprise but I’ve had time to think about it,”… More »

By: James Rettig / July 19, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Cold Cave, Dillinger Escape Plan, & Korn Oneohtrix Point Never Replace Death Grips On NIN/Soundgarden Tour

In addition to breaking our hearts by breaking up, Death Grips also left Trent Reznor hanging by canceling all of their tour dates after they were announced as openers for the Nine Inch Nails/Soundgarden tour. Right after it happened, Reznor tweeted, “sorry everyone… why would I have ever thought those dudes could keep it together?”… More »

By: James Rettig / July 14, 2014 - 2:11 pm

This Baby Loves Nine Inch Nails’ Hesitation Marks

Hesitation Marks, the 2013 Nine Inch Nails post-hiatus comeback album, was a master-class in how a reunited band can return to its original sound while still pushing it in new directions. It was a great album. And at least one baby agrees. In the video below, you will see a very cute baby stop crying… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 7, 2014 - 10:07 am

Friend Roulette – “Piggy” (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

Friend Roulette already put out their Grow Younger EP earlier this year, and it was a big, bright burst of experimental chamber pop. So it’s unexpected to see them now taking on a cover of Nine Inch Nails’ “Piggy,” from that band’s classic The Downward Spiral (which recently turned 20). The song appears on a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 9, 2014 - 11:24 am

Preview Trent Reznor’s Score, Richard Butler’s “She” Cover In The Gone Girl Trailer

The first time Trent Reznor and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross got together to score a David Fincher film, it was The Social Network, and they won an Oscar for it. The duo worked with Fincher again on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and they’ve collaborated with Fincher once again on the forthcoming thriller GoneMore »

By: Tom Breihan / April 15, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Girl Talk & Freeway – “I Can Hear Sweat” (Feat. Jadakiss)

Tomorrow, we’ll get to hear what happens when Gregg Gillis makes rap beats for extended periods of time and doesn’t shoot them full of Bon Jovi choruses or whatever. That’s when the unlikely combination of Girl Talk and Freeway will release their collaborative free-download EP Broken Ankles. The two already teamed up for the amazing… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014 - 12:34 pm

Watch Nine Inch Nails’ Episode Of Austin City Limits Video

A full teaser episode to promote its forthcoming 40th season, PBS’ live-music show Austin City Limits temporarily posts the hour-long set of Nine Inch Nails performance. The set comprises 10 songs that span the band’s career (you can see the setlist below). The new season of Austin City Limits will officially begin in the fall… More »

By: Taylor Law / April 7, 2014 - 11:26 am

Watch Nine Inch Nails Play “Survivalism” On Austin City Limits

The PBS live-music series Austin City Limits will kick off its 40th season this fall, and among the performances scheduled is a one-hour, 10-song set by Nine Inch Nails. That episode will actually air tomorrow night, April 5, as a preview for the season (it will also be re-broadcast in the fall during the show’… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 4, 2014 - 10:53 am

NIN Parody “This Is A Trent Reznor Song” Gets A Video

Earlier this year, one Freddy Scott recorded and posted an affectionate and near-perfect Nine Inch Nails spoof called “This Is A Trent Reznor Song.” He’s kept the homage going in a new video for the track, which takes off and runs with the early-Nine Inch Nails video aesthetic, taking clues from “Closer” in particular. The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden Announce Summer Tour With Death Grips Opening

As we all pretty much surmised last week, Alternative Nation royalty Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails will be hitting the road together this summer, setting up shop at pretty much every shed in the lower 48 over the course of a grueling five and a half weeks. Today, we get the official announcement — dates,… More »

By: Michael Nelson / March 16, 2014 - 11:56 am

Alt-Rock Sleuths Suss Out Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden Summer Tour

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden celebrate two big anniversaries today as both The Downward Spiral and Superunknown turn 20 years old (which resulted in some animosity between the two bands back in the day). Now Antiquiet has compiled evidence that points to the bands going on a co-headlining tour this summer. First Live Nation leakedMore »

By: James Rettig / March 8, 2014 - 5:01 pm

The Downward Spiral Turns 20

For all his charisma and sinew and theatrical flair, Trent Reznor was a deeply unlikely rock star — more unlikely, even, than his mixed-up gaggle of early-’90s peers. Reznor was a keyboard nerd from Ohio with milk-paste Midwestern skin and an undying fascination with video games. Especially early on, he learned more musically from the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 7, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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