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  • 5 must-see bands at Aftershock 2017

    5 must-see bands at Aftershock 2017

    We're only two short months away from the heaviest weekend of the year, as the sixth annual Monster Energy Aftershock festival kicks off on Oct. 21 in Sacramento's Discovery Park. The yearly gathering is the perfect send-off for classic bands, auditions for the up-and-comers and a stage set for...
  • Album review: Nine Inch Nails 'Add Violence'

    Album review: Nine Inch Nails 'Add Violence'

    In their latest endeavor, Add Violence, Nine Inch Nails (NIN) have returned to the forefront of the industrial rock conversation and re-establishing themselves as authorities in the space. The five song EP is a winding sonic journey down the rabbit hole. As the band’s second EP in less than a year...
  • Dinosaur Jr., Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Fishbone are just a few bands who will be performing their full albums at Riot Fest in September. 

    Dinosaur Jr., Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Fishbone and more to perform full albums at Riot Fest

    U2 won’t be the only notable rock band performing one of their biggest albums in full during a festival set this year. On Thursday, a day following Riot Fest’s epic lineup announcement, it was also revealed that a number of artists on the bill including Mayday Parade, Dinosaur Jr. and the Mighty...
  • 2017 Riot Fest headliners: Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker

    2017 Riot Fest headliners: Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker

    Chicago festival fans rejoice as the good people behind Riot Fest have announced the first wave of artists who will be appearing at Douglas Park during the weekend of Sept. 15-17. Headliners include Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and an exclusive reunion of the legendary punk rock group...
  • Nine Inch Nails reveals 2017 touring lineup

    Nine Inch Nails reveals 2017 touring lineup

    Trent Reznor is preparing to hit the road under the Nine Inch Nails name for the first time in three years. Before they hit the stage, the band posted an image on Twitter revealing the names of this year's touring lineup. This year, Reznor will be joined by Robin Finck (guitarist), Alessandro...
  • Banksy's Walled Off Hotel in West Bank to feature exclusive music

    Banksy's Walled Off Hotel in West Bank to feature exclusive music

    Two years after the grand opening of Dismaland, Banksy is back with another dystopian attraction, this time a hotel. The Walled Off Hotel, which proudly boasts the “worst view of any hotel in the world," sits over the wall separating Palestine from Israel in the West Bank in Bethlehem. According to...
  • Nine Inch Nails are sending out packages with black powder to fans

    Nine Inch Nails are sending out packages with black powder to fans

    Those of you that ordered a digital copy of the Nine Inch Nails Not the Actual Events EP are in for a bit of a shock. As noted, the digital download of the record was listed as coming with a "physical component" and finally fans are receiving the stated component in the mail. A note on the package...
  • Nine Inch Nails' ‘Year Zero’ turns 10 years old in 2017

    Nine Inch Nails' ‘Year Zero’ turns 10 years old in 2017

    Fans of industrial rock pioneers, Nine Inch Nails, were taken for a polarizing ride in 2007 when the band dropped Year Zero. The band’s fifth full-length studio album marked a change of pace in numerous ways for Trent Reznor and company that took many listeners by surprise. It was an album that...
  • Nine Inch Nails released the first song off their new EP on Thursday with "Burning Bright (Field on Fire)."

    Listen to Nine Inch Nails’ first track from their upcoming EP, 'Burning Bright (Field on Fire)'

    Now that Trent Reznor is done saving the planet from inevitable destruction alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, he and longtime collaborator turned official Nine Inch Nails bandmate Atticus Ross can put all their attention towards the upcoming release of Not the Actual Events on Friday. On Thursday morning...
  • Listen: Nine Inch Nails release much-anticipated new song

    Listen: Nine Inch Nails release much-anticipated new song

    In late 2015, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor was asked when the band would release new music. At the time, the group had been put on the back burner while he, and frequent collaborator Atticus Ross, worked on some high-profile movie scores/soundtracks. His response to the question about new...
  • Not The Actual Events is slated fro release December 30.

    Nine Inch Nails announce the release of new EP 'Not The Actual Events'

    The much-anticipated new Nine Inch Nails is happening, just as Trent Reznor promised. Reznor and collaborator Atticus Ross—who is now a member of NIN—will be releasing an EP, Not The Actual Events. The follow up to 2013’s Hesitation Marks, Not The Actual Events is set for release on December 2...
  • From left to right: Reznor, Stevens, and Ross

    Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross talk new DiCaprio climate change doc, Reznor reveals Nine Inch Nails music in the works

    Recently, movie soundtrack super team Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross released the track “A Minute to Breathe” from the upcoming climate chance documentary “Before the Flood,” the brainchild of Leonardo DiCaprio and filmmaker Fisher Stevens set to air on National Geographic October 30.  The soundtrack...
  • Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Gustavo Santaolalla and the band Mogwai contributed to the soundtrack for the forthcoming documentary film "Befo

    Trent Reznor releases cinematic new track and visual

    New music from the mind of Trent Reznor has surfaced, but it’s not for Nine Inch Nails. The artist took to Instagram to debut a new tune, which he clarifies is for his other gig: very successful film composer.  Reznor and writing partner Atticus Finch composed the song for the upcoming film “Before...
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    He Is Me drop industrial single, 'Let It Drip'

    The first line of He Is Me's bio is, fittingly, a John Lennon quote: "I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together." The “I Am the Walrus” reference serves as good context for the duo’s first single, “Let It Drip,” which dropped a couple weeks ago. Like the trippy Beatles standard...
  • James Woolley, former keyboardist for Nine Inch Nails, has died

    James Woolley, former keyboardist for Nine Inch Nails, has died

    James Woolley, former keyboardist who played with Nine Inch Nails, has died. The news was revealed on Facebook via Woolley's wife, Kate Van Buren. She wrote the following: "James passed away this weekend,” she wrote. “I wanted our friends to know so you can please keep Brendan, Mary and Anne, the...
  • Will Nine Inch Nails ever get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    Will Nine Inch Nails ever get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    Some Rock and Roll Hall of Fame predictions are difficult, and some are easy. Assessing the chances of Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails getting inducted is one of the easy ones. Unlike Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, and the Cure, who are all legitimate question marks, this one's a no-brainer; Nine Inch...
  • Weezer, Trent Reznor lend songs to celebrate NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter

    Weezer, Trent Reznor lend songs to celebrate NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter

    In the summer 1969 the world watched as NASA landed two men on the surface of the moon. The moon landing brought the world together at a time when it seemed like it was coming apart. The Vietnam War was raging out of control, causing social and political unrest around the globe; and the U.S. was...
  • Rawzilk -  Joys and Horrors of Broken Souls

    Rawzilk's 'Joys and Horrors of Broken Souls' is dark and daring

    El Salvadorian artist Sal Rodriguez (aka Rawzilk) has lived a dichotomous life. His mother was a devout Christian. His father was a member of an “anti-religion cult led by a man claiming to be God and the Antichrist at the same time.” He’s a self-declared romantic and, at the same time, hopelessly...
  • New LP 'The 13 Crystal Skulls' by Chris Wirsig is a dark tunnel that entertains

    New LP 'The 13 Crystal Skulls' by Chris Wirsig is a dark tunnel that entertains

    New LP The 13 Crystal Skulls by Chris Wirsig from the duo no:carrier is like a dark matter that will take listeners on a journey. When listening to his album, it can feel like traveling through a dark hallway or tunnel that can spring up any kind of surprise, either for better or worse. Wirsig was...
  • The New Regime set for two shows at Tempe, AZ's Marquee Theatre

    The New Regime set for two shows at Tempe, AZ's Marquee Theatre

    It’s been a little while since Ilan Rubin’s alt-rock band The New Regime has been active; Rubin’s been just a little busy with his work with Paramore, Angels & Airwaves and Nine Inch Nails. Now though a slight break in the action has given Rubin an opportunity to take the spotlight as front man...
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