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Nine Inch Nails Frontman Trent Reznor Issues Update

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Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has issued the following update:

"Happy holidays everyone and thank you for an exceptional year! Sorry I haven't been around much lately, I've been working on not working for a couple of months, which for me is hard work. 2010 has a number of things planned including new material from nine inch nails and something else that isn't nine inch nails. I am in a state of rediscovery and reinvention that feels unfamiliar, unsure and exactly what I need."

"In the meantime, here are some miscellaneous performances from 2009."

"Last" live from on stage in Holmdel NJ 6.06.09:

"The Way Out Is Through" live from on stage in Holmdel NJ 6.06.09:

"Somewhat Damaged" live from on stage at Roskilde Festival 7.03.09:

"I'm Afraid of Americans" live from on stage in Toronto 6.02.09:

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xsrg13's avatar

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1. xsrg13 writes:

obama is a muslim. Happy holidays NIИ!

# Dec 27, 2009 @ 2:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. WOLF7 writes:

I like the way Reznor is using the net as a way to communicate, instead of doing the Dave Mustaine "me me me and more me" thing. "this is whats up, plus here´s a few live clips".
Good stuff, Trent (without sarcam for once)

Btw, does anyone care is Obama is a muslim? J Edgar Hoover was a crossdresser. So what. None of my business

# Dec 27, 2009 @ 12:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

I thought NIN were gonna split up? Can someone fill me in on this one?

# Dec 27, 2009 @ 8:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. weasel321 writes:

Diamond Oz - my understanding is that Trent was putting NIN on the "back burner" for some time but, I never got the impression it was over. I am just surprised that it was only less than a year. BlindGreed1 keeps up with this stuff pretty good, maybe he can shed some insight to it.

# Dec 27, 2009 @ 9:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. thegoosegoblin writes:

I'm positive Reznor said he was done with NIN... guess he couldn't go without a positive influx of easy money -_- who can blame him though? Glad he's back.

And post 1- why? I don't understand the relevance or the significance.

# Dec 27, 2009 @ 10:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Hammerheart writes:

From what I recall, he said NIN was done touring America, and that was it. I don't recall him retiring NIN, but I could be wrong.

Also, when the hell did Trent Reznor cut his hair? He looks strange with short hair, lol.

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 12:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. thegoosegoblin writes:

Bah, I'm probably wrong. He definitely said he was done touring the US though. But what good is an album release without a subsequent tour? Especially if he's allowing downloads like the previous albums... I suppose he's not the most conventional musician. I'm pretty sure he was shaved when I saw 'em in '06... he had the short hair this past summer tour with JA. For the record, their farewell tour was kind of weak...

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 1:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ~Z` writes:

Ozzy..has been on his "Farewell Tour" since 1992 "No More Tours".

yea..
marketing 101.

Lame S#@^

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 4:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. WOLF7 writes:

I think Trent´s message was a bit misunderstood. The news bit which ran here at MU suggested that NIN was no more, but actually they (apparently) only stopped touring. For now. Well, whatever

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 8:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. deathbringer writes:

His messages definitely suggested some sort of hiatus - something more than 2 months off - especially with his "farewell" tour dates, etc. But I knew he'd be back anyway. If not for the money, then just because Trent's a creative person who needs an outlet for that creativity. Just didn't expect to hear about new NIN material so soon.

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 8:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. thegoosegoblin writes:

^10 db sums it up pretty well. We knew he'd be back in some way, tour or no tour (although it does seem inevitable), just wasn't expecting such a swift return.

# Dec 28, 2009 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. n0thinghead writes:

yeah, that was a pretty quick hiatus lol but wtf do i care, i love NIN and i was deeply sadden about the wave goodbye 2009. of course i saw them when they came down w/ JA and they just did amazing!! well can't wait for more stuff. keep it trent \m/

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. WOLF7 writes:

n0thinghead, that´s right mate.
Trent didn´t open his Pro Tools for a month, so he decided to inform us all about it.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. n0thinghead writes:

^^^ lol i saw the music vid the meathead did for NIN - "discipline" parodying NIN as the village ppl and trent as some sexual deviant in leather. it's HA-larious!!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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