struck out at both Reading Festival
and its Sunday night headliners Biffy Clyro
at the weekend, accusing them of ruining the production on Nine Inch Nails
' set.However, the promoter has since called Reznor's comments untrue, and hinted that Reznor is simply unhappy that Biffy Clyro were listed higher on the bill.NIN were due to perform before Biffy Clyro at Reading in the UK on Sunday, after doing the same at its sister festival in Leeds on Friday, when Reznor tweeted this:
Festival organiser Melvin Benn
denied Reznor's allegations. "The truth is, there's no truth in the statement. The contract hasnt changed since they signed up to it,"
said Benn (via Classic Rock
).When asked if Reznor was secretly unhappy that Biffy Clyro were ahead of him on the bill, Benn replied: "I couldn't possibly comment."
Nine Inch Nails will release its new album "Hesitation Marks
" next week. It's their first album since going on hiatus in 2009.What do you think the NIN Reading drama was really about? Share your thoughts in the comments.