Trent Reznor Says NIN Isn't Dead

Trent Reznor has announced that even though the group played their last show in 2009, they are indeed "not dead".

Trent Reznor Says NIN Isn't Dead
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Trent Reznor has announced that even though the group played their last show in 2009, they are indeed "not dead". While talking to fans on Facebook, Reznor gave a quick update on Nine Inch Nails and what the band's status is. "NIN is not dead," said Reznor. "I am about to work on some material that I believe will be quite different than previous NIN very soon." The announcement from the frontman comes as a surprise to many as 2009 was said to be the last year of existence for Nine Inch Nails. Reznor and the band played a final three-hour concert at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles on September 10. "This is it," said Reznor during the performance. "We're not going to tour anymore as Nine Inch Nails, but we're all still going to be making music." Several guests appeared at the concert to support Reznor and the rest of the band. Some of the musicians who appeared that include guitarist Dave Navarro, Gary Numan and pianist Mike Garson. Currently, Reznor is set to release an EP with his wife under the name How To Destroy Angels.

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    not_dead_enough
    Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though.
    Sabscope
    hide_the_beer wrote: Aliens-exist182 wrote: wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it There's this wonderful thing in the world called opinions.
    And he's expressing his. Not necessarily much point to it in this thread, but that is his opinion, he doesn't seem to claim otherwise, onl that he doesn't get it...
    holesinhappynes
    yea i remember the last show deal, they also e-bay'd a bunch of old touring gear and studio gear.. I was in a bidding war for an amp head i lost but whomever was responsible for the auction had told me though trent has said NIN was done touring he thinks just that incarnation of NIN was done. Something about trent and the band or closely knit contributors have been upgrading gear and getting rid of paper weights lol. He also stated that trent wanted to work on getting the new project off the ground and will probably take it on the road. I think that trent wants to get away from the past 5-10 years of NIN. I think he was proud of it but it wasn't what was in his heart or head like the older crazy jam sessions that became songs and epic NIN records... He had commented online about how polished and depressing alot of later nails records were. I think he wanted to break and really try to re invent nails... become something they once were.. Sorta like manson... I love the guy and twiggy as well but being more like Antichrist svperstar and the shit will hit the fans.. they fell a little short on the high end of low.. I do love the record but don't make a comparison or promises before u have a finished product or you're setting yourself up for failure!
    holesinhappynes
    words can also be twisted the wrong way.. i don't mean this as in get crazy and overdose or anything but I think trent and the old manson lineup with atleast john 5 back or someone of signifigance... even tim skold if twiggy and him could make a mends and all the nails guys need to go back to new orleans and party a bit get wild burn and break some shit... flashback to Antichrist and the Spiral I'd pay high for that
    yearzero
    I was never afraid that they were dead, but it's relieving to get the reassurance. I'm looking forward to the new NIN material this year as well as what he can come up with How to Destroy Angels. I was always looking for updates on Year Zero part 2 but it seems like he may have abandoned that idea.
    Shayne777
    everyone already knew this but you know it is always a happy reminder i guess
    iljh
    NIN better tour again. I had one chance to see them cuz they NEVER came around where I live, but I missed it. *sigh* oh well. I can't tell Trent Reznor what to do.
    SimpleMan008
    Here's how it happened: Wife: *crying* You're never home, we never spend any time together, you're always out on tour, blah, blah blah. Trent: I'm sorry baby, I'm sorry! Would it make you feel better if i quit touring? Wife: *sniff* and maybe write a little bit of music with meeee? Trent: Well I don't know about that.... Wife: *cries harder* Trent: ok, ok fine! We'll write some music too.
    jean_genie
    cidisgod wrote: not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though. You do realise that Trent Reznor IS nin? There is no band, its a solo project and always has been. He just hires musicians to play his songs live
    Exactly. Same as Smashing Pumpkins and The Cure. Don't forget that the Beatles made most of their best music after they stopped touring. Not touring means NIN is *probably* going to get put on the back burner, but it's in no way a definite.
    TheAbsentOne
    SimpleMan008 wrote: Here's how it happened: Wife: *crying* You're never home, we never spend any time together, you're always out on tour, blah, blah blah. Trent: I'm sorry baby, I'm sorry! Would it make you feel better if i quit touring? Wife: *sniff* and maybe write a little bit of music with meeee? Trent: Well I don't know about that.... Wife: *cries harder* Trent: ok, ok fine! We'll write some music too.
    Ha, it's like you were there! ... Damn you, Trent's wife! (Although you are making music.. So I'll probably come to love you.. Damn contradictions!)
    pinata89
    Quicksand15 wrote: I don't get why people thought NIN is dead. He always said that there will be more music, just no touring.
    Though he has stated no more touring will occur for NIN, I am hard-presed to believe he won't ever tour again. If you've ever seen him live (I have 6x), you'd understand. The man just can't get enough of the music, guys. Reznor is cornerstone for the industry.
    jonny108
    but anyone ever said they were? fans already know its not, i dun understand the relevance of this article.
    Shuei5
    I spendt all the money i had (Actually borrowed some money) for one over priced one-day festival ticket just to see NIN. Just for one chance of seeing them before it was to late - It was worth every penny!
    Chozodragon
    Aliens-exist182 wrote: wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it
    Happiness in Slavery. Hurt. Heresy. March of the Pigs.
    psorgatz
    Aliens-exist182 wrote: wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it
    What is the big deal with Blink-182, I'm not trying to flame them or anything, but why do people like them? All i heard was 4 chords and Tom Delonge's whiny voice. .....and for the record I like Blink, i was just reframing that question with a band that you liked to show you how ridiculous it is
    PaperSun
    psorgatz wrote: Aliens-exist182 wrote: wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it What is the big deal with Blink-182, I'm not trying to flame them or anything, but why do people like them? All i heard was 4 chords and Tom Delonge's whiny voice. .....and for the record I like Blink, i was just reframing that question with a band that you liked to show you how ridiculous it is
    *high five!*
    Rimfrost
    Im not that surprised, as he announced that NIN probably would release more material a couple of months ago. But still great news Hope hell finish an album before the year is over.
    OnceSolem
    Well i was both lucky enough to see them live in the mid 90's where they were ****in incredible and equally unluck enough to see their last UK performance last year at sonisphere which was a piftifull shadow of where they used to be as a live band - so maybe the deicison to stop touring ( or at least take a break for a good few years ) has come at the rite time... still look forward to anything trent does in a studio - he is a very talented guy.
    RockinZiemak19
    oncesolem is a lucky bastard but 2009's tour was freakin amazing..and 2008's so in ur face!!!!!
    hide_the_beer
    Aliens-exist182 wrote: wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it
    There's this wonderful thing in the world called opinions.
    Aliens-exist182
    wot is the big deal wit NIN? seriously, im not trying to flame or anything, but why do people lik it? i tried to...but all i heard was quiet drums wit whiny bullcrap over it
    Quicksand15
    I don't get why people thought NIN is dead. He always said that there will be more music, just no touring.
    sutchy
    not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though.
    Bullcrap. Also, we know, UG. We knew back when Trent Reznor said about 15 times that NIN was done touring, not done making music. I love when they post news stories like this, thinking it's huge news. It's not.
    elcapitan1800
    I knew he wasnt going to tour anymore, but this is still the best news that I have heard in a while! I love NIN, old and new. Year Zero was a phenomenal album, and I cant wait to get my hands on new tunes!!
    psorgatz
    sch1z0 wrote: I'm still disappointed I never got to see them live.
    You missed out big time. I got lucky enough to see him a handful of times and it was excellent
    Chaingarden
    I'm skeptical. Every time he says they're gonna stop touring, they embark on a cross country tour in the same breath.
    popeslayer
    it sucks, i never got to see them live once! i just seem to lose interest in a band if they dont tour often, but glad to hear a new album on the way
    CrazyTy
    "I am about to work on some material that I believe will be quite different than previous NIN very soon." Finally. I'm tired of all the stuff that sounds the same
    Quicksand15
    CrazyTy wrote: I'm tired of all the stuff that sounds the same
    Ghosts sounded pretty different to me...
    sutchy
    sutchy wrote: not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though. Bullcrap. Also, we know, UG. We knew back when Trent Reznor said about 15 times that NIN was done touring, not done making music. I love when they post news stories like this, thinking it's huge news. It's not.
    Nevermind that "Bullcrap" comment, not_dead_enough, I for some reason saw "He is not very talented." instead of what you actually typed. Whoops!
    JordanDH
    The announcement from the frontman comes as a surprise to many as 2009 was said to be the last year of existence for Nine Inch Nails. Reznor and the band played a final three-hour concert at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles on September 10.
    The quote from Trent Reznor from 2009 says the exact opposite of what that article says. That's some nice retardation you've got there Ultimate-Guitar.
    cidisgod
    not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though.
    You do realise that Trent Reznor IS nin? There is no band, its a solo project and always has been. He just hires musicians to play his songs live
    radioplay
    sch1z0 wrote: I'm still disappointed I never got to see them live.
    I saw them at Bonnaroo last summer,he was on from 1-3:15 am. Unbelievable show,one of the best concerts I've ever been to.
    TheAbsentOne
    sch1z0 wrote: I'm still disappointed I never got to see them live.
    you really did miss one hell of a show. I saw them on the lights in the sky tour. Amazing.
    akbal260
    damn right NIN's not dead i really dont think nin is NEVER going to tour again .. if zeppelin got back together for a final one why wouldnt trent do a final nin tour after a few years. never say never BTW .. nin = best show ive been to .. and tool hehe
    Root Beer
    akbal260 wrote: damn right NIN's not dead i really dont think nin is NEVER going to tour again .. if zeppelin got back together for a final one why wouldnt trent do a final nin tour after a few years. never say never BTW .. nin = best show ive been to .. and tool hehe
    Yeah I never saw NIN live but I did see Tool... I could have been there all night.
    phoenix_crush
    cidisgod wrote: not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though. You do realise that Trent Reznor IS nin? There is no band, its a solo project and always has been. He just hires musicians to play his songs live
    +1 it's not like he can play his songs live by himself...
    korn_dawg
    The announcement from the frontman comes as a surprise to many as 2009 was said to be the last year of existence for Nine Inch Nails. "This is it," said Reznor during the performance. "We're not going to tour anymore as Nine Inch Nails, but we're all still going to be making music."
    I do enjoy how the article contradicts itself after trying to make this announcement seem more surprising than it is.
    HammettFTW
    not_dead_enough wrote: Nine Inch Nails can exist if he lets it be a band and not just the Trent show with guest stage musicians. He is very talented though.
    I love it how the first post of this article is made by someone who goes by the username: Not Dead Enough.
    jerm138
    OnceSolem wrote: Well i was both lucky enough to see them live in the mid 90's where they were ****in incredible
    That's when I saw them and agree that it was an amazing show. I've been very put off by most of the stuff he's released since them. Glad for him that he's still doing well and glad for the fans that do like this new stuff, but NIN has evolved into something that I don't care for at all.