New Nine Inch Nails Material In 2012?

In 2009, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor announced that he was effectively winding down the band after two decades of playing and performing.

New Nine Inch Nails Material In 2012?
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In 2009, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor announced that he was effectively winding down the band after two decades of playing and performing. Supporting his comments from earlier this year that the project was "not dead", Reznor has promised new output from the band in the near future. Specifically, according to NME, he is planning to spend a "good portion" of 2012 on Nine Inch Nails tracks. When asked in an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio One about his various musical side projects, Reznor offered the following insight: "I need to commit to doing something different, and that doesn't mean I'm not going to return to that [Nine Inch Nails] at some point." "But I find myself pushed and pulled back into the same routine of album, tour, album, tour, album, tour, while a list of things I'd like to try and do in life sits untouched on the table." Pressed about whether there was a future for Nine Inch Nails, he responded with the following: "For sure. I plan on spending a good portion of this year coming up writing with that in mind. Let's see what happens." Fans eager for more Reznor material can currently download a six track sampler of his "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" soundtrack collaboration with Atticus Ross from Reznor's Null Corporation record label's website. The full record, which will be released on December 9th, spans three CDs and lasts over three hours. Nine Inch Nails fans may be less pleased to hear that former "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis plans to cover the band's 1994 classic "Hurt" on a new EP, also set for release on December 9th. The Somewhat unimaginatively titled "Hurt: The EP" will also feature Goo Goo Dolls and Counting Crows covers.

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    threedaysgrace9
    Is anyone else surprised at the amount of material Trent Reznor can flesh out and it all still be good? I mean, look at the past 4 years: 3 Nine Inch Nails studio albums, 1 remastered album that he personally oversaw, 2 quite lengthy movie scores, an EP with How to Destroy Angels, and reports say their first full album is complete and being mastered. Add this all on top of heavy touring throughout 2007-2009, getting married, having a kid, and working on a TV series for HBO, how does this guy have any time?!
    MrKyran
    "Fans may be less pleased to hear that former Xfactor winner Leona Lewis plans to cover hurt" You got that right, Cash's cover was ****ing amazing. But it doesn't need another cover. It's like trying to out do Hendrix's cover of All along the watchtower. Not going to happen.
    lVlaniac
    No one ever said Nine Inch Nails was over, he just said that he is done with touring. Cant wait for my soundtrack of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo to come.
    bassmike200
    threedaysgrace9 wrote: Is anyone else surprised at the amount of material Trent Reznor can flesh out and it all still be good? I mean, look at the past 4 years: 3 Nine Inch Nails studio albums, 1 remastered album that he personally oversaw, 2 quite lengthy movie scores, an EP with How to Destroy Angels, and reports say their first full album is complete and being mastered. Add this all on top of heavy touring throughout 2007-2009, getting married, having a kid, and working on a TV series for HBO, how does this guy have any time?!
    He's a musical genius, I think they get extra time...
    guitarxo
    YAYAYAYAYAAYAYAYAYAYAAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAY Best news I've heard all day
    Year Zero
    I hope the next album is like Broken, bring back the heavy sexy tracks that make you can have sex to.
    robquest
    It'd be nice to get that follow up to Year Zero but id also like to hear completely new material. The slip was a a step in the right direction imo i just like the different styles he can come up with.
    NINOrig
    Nine Inch Nails fans may be less pleased to hear that former "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis plans to cover the bands 1994 classic "Hurt" on a new EP, also set for release on December 9th. The Somewhat unimaginatively titled "Hurt: The EP" will also feature Goo Goo Dolls and Counting Crows covers.
    Whatever. If Cash didn't covered Hurt, she probably wouldn't have any idea this song existed. Just the fact that she's taking a bit of what The Downward Spiral experience is away, I don't even care anymore. Anyway, excellent news and I suggest anyone who is interested in his work to follow him on twitter, he gives very useful advices and informations about his incoming music.
    Abacus11
    I can't wait to hear new NIN material. Reznor's been releasing consistently good (sometimes great) material for over 20 years.
    DaRtHiAn
    how this new is old ... trent said that like on march lol ... anyway trent said NIN won`t be over untill he finish year zero story (which he said would be 2 reallity games and 2 CD`s AT LEAST)
    Nihil666
    Need another Downward Spiral NAO! Also, Leona Lewis? Disgusting... Isn't Johnny Cash's terrible cover punishment enough?
    Purcell
    MrKyran wrote: "Fans may be less pleased to hear that former Xfactor winner Leona Lewis plans to cover hurt" You got that right, Cash's cover was ****ing amazing. But it doesn't need another cover. It's like trying to out do Hendrix's cover of All along the watchtower. Not going to happen.
    I dont necessarily think it is about "Outdoing" another person's cover. That is just my opinion though. In all honesty, it is only a good thing because it spreads his material to different audiences; you don't have to listen to it if you don't want to. This is a fantastic article, I am a bit of a Trent fanboy, so anything about new NIN is great news. That is also my opinion.
    The Spoon
    Didn't enjoy The Slip very much, but I freaking loved Year Zero and Ghosts. Interested to see what he does next.
    TOOLeffingTOOL
    Loving all the NIN news lately. I've learned to live with the fact that the "Downward Spiral" "The Fragile" Trent Reznor is gone. This has made me appreciate everything he has done outside of NIN a lot more. To hear this news news just makes me even more excited.
    NINOrig
    Year Zero wrote: I hope the next album is like Broken, bring back the heavy sexy tracks that make you can have sex to.
    Since he's not touring anymore, we might just expect that. He wouldn't have to perform the album so it might get heavier. Although everything he's been doing since Ghosts is in the same style. That swarmatron/piano thing featured on the Social Network/Dragon Tattoo soundtrack too. Not that it's any less awesome or anything. It's ****ing amazing.
    NIN1993
    Year Zero wrote: I hope the next album is like Broken, bring back the heavy sexy tracks that make you can have sex to.
    omg yes I will cry if that happens
    Root Beer
    Meh. I'm not getting my hopes up, he'll probably just put out another "The Slip" or "With Teeth". But who knows; maybe he'll put out an album as good as "Ghosts" was, but with vocals.
    iljh
    I want touring :'( I never got a chance to see NIN.. Thankful for EVERYTHING this man puts out.. I just am greedy to want a NIN show experience
    lVlaniac
    NINOrig wrote: Year Zero wrote: I hope the next album is like Broken, bring back the heavy sexy tracks that make you can have sex to. Since he's not touring anymore, we might just expect that. He wouldn't have to perform the album so it might get heavier. Although everything he's been doing since Ghosts is in the same style. That swarmatron/piano thing featured on the Social Network/Dragon Tattoo soundtrack too. Not that it's any less awesome or anything. It's ****ing amazing.
    Yeah, it could be more heavy or it also could be more complex. you know, Reznor experimenting with more intrincate passages, a shit ton of synths and drums or just lengthy ambient sounds. I love it either way