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Reunited Jane’s Addiction Promise Free New Music, Bitter Feuding

We just saw Perry Farrell and his wife practically fuck onstage at Coachella. Things between members of Jane’s Addiction aren’t as amorous. In a Reuters interview yesterday, the band’s frontman says tourmate Trent Reznor tried and failed to mediate after watching JA “explode” on each other in the studio. The silver lining, Perry says, i… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 20, 2009 - 5:02 pm

Nine Inch Nails, Jane’s Addiction Join Forces On Free Ninja EP

Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction are calling their new working relatinship NINJA. Clever. When photos of Trent hanging out in his studio with Perry Farrell, Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, and Dave Navarro surfaced last month we suspected more was afoot than a co-headlining victory tour with Street Sweeper. Turns out they laid down some… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 20, 2009 - 12:43 pm

You Don’t Win Friends With Timbaland Salad, Chris Cornell

It’ll be news to nobody when I say this, but I’ll say it anyway: Chris Cornell’s Scream is horrible. There are plenty of albums released in a year that aren’t so hot, but this goes beyond that to something wrong on so many levels. To put it in an aging rocker context: It makes ChineseMore »

By: brandon / March 12, 2009 - 4:00 pm

NIN Wave Goodbye With Jane’s Addiction In Tow

Remember those photos of Trent Reznor in the studio with Jane’s Addiction? Well, turns out Reznor’s taking the guys with him on NIN’s last US tour. What?! As he notes, “[I]t’s time to make NIN disappear for a while.” He chose JA to accompany him on his victory lap because after listening to the early… More »

By: brandon / February 17, 2009 - 9:24 am

Trent Reznor + Jane’s Addiction = ?

It’s unclear what’s happening just yet, but photos of Trent hanging out in his studio with Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, and Dave Navarro have surfaced at (one with Reznor and a shadowy Perry Farrell is on the main page as we speak). Rolling Stone’s Smoking Section has the pic of Trent and Navarro. Chance… More »

By: brandon / February 12, 2009 - 3:09 pm

Trent Reznor Is Giving Away Gigabytes Of HD Footage

The holidays are over, but that doesn’t mean Trent can’t pass along 400+ free gigabytes of unedited HD footage from three December Lights In The Sky shows. He offers the background info and supplies the linkage along with caveats (“…don’t expect any instant gratification — the download may take days, even weeks…”) at the official… More »

By: brandon / January 8, 2009 - 12:38 pm

Trent Reznor Upset His Music Used To Torture Prisoners, Dude From Drowning Pool Not So Much

An article about musicians protesting the use of their tunes to torture prisoners begins with “March Of The Pigs” “blaring from a speaker behind a metal grate” at the U.S. Military detention center in Iraq where it “hit Prisoner No. 200343 like a sonic bludgeon.” This would reportedly continue for “days, then weeks, then months.”… More »

By: brandon / December 12, 2008 - 11:26 am

Trent Reznor Blames Former Label For Squashing 3D Film

The Nine Inch Nail was going to have James Cameron’s crew film his upcoming tour in 3D for theatrical release/DVD. He was even adding an extra show that would’ve turned into a free filming and “thank you” party, but he “made two critical mistakes,” including trying to involve his old foot-dragging label. Turns out he… More »

By: brandon / December 5, 2008 - 9:08 am

Lollapalooza 2008: Sunday In Photos

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh

It wasn’t always smooth, but it was definitely memorable: Lollapalooza’s top-heavy booking panned out this year, giving each night a bit of magic and each day an air of anticipation. Day Last didn’t exactly bring a stacked lineup, but the day’s sets were some of the fest’s best. More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 4, 2008 - 5:58 pm

Courtney Talks About Trent Reznor, Blog Hiatus

We’ve all been following Courtney Love’s blogged beef with Ryan Adams. In a new post she takes a break to write at length about her brief, intense relationship with Mr. NIN and that, sadly, she’s planning to stop blogging: “EMBARRASSES CHILD. LACK OF GRAMMATICAL CORRECTNESS AND SPELLING MAKES ONE LOOK ON DRUGS FOR SOME REASON. More »

By: brandon / July 25, 2008 - 10:28 am

Trent Reznor Preps Music Software, TV Show, Live Show, And Comes Off Really Well While Talking About It

In a New York Times piece from this weekend called “Frustration and Fury: Take It. It’s Free.,” Jon Pareles visits Trent Reznor’s place “on the outskirts of Beverly Hills,” where there’s an ever-expanding kitchen renovation in the works; in fact, it turns out the only “neat and dust-free” room in the house is the studio… More »

By: brandon / June 9, 2008 - 12:29 pm

Trent Reznor Can’t Stop Giving Stuff Away For Free

Maybe you’re still absorbing Ghosts and “Discipline” (and no longer absorbing NiggyTardust!, or however you spell it), but if you head on over to you’ll find a note from Trent — who must be taking a break from all his CD signing — explaining his newest venture in free-ness, The Slip LP:

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By: brandon / May 5, 2008 - 9:13 am

Reznor Vs. Radiohead

Or, Reznor Vs. In Rainbows, if you will. As you all know, they’ve both found success experimenting with album price points in a big way, and debuting music online. And rumor has it they’ll both be headlining Lolla ’08. On top of that, they’re both using online video networks to commission fans to create visual… More »

By: brandon / March 17, 2008 - 5:23 pm
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