Nine Inch Nails Bio
Five years is a long time between albums, it's especially long if you
are a fan of Nine Inch Nails. The Diehard's have a devotion
to all things Trent and that places the expected pressure on the man
behind one of the most anticipated albums of the decade.
So where has Trent Reznor been for the last five years? Well, the
release and tour behind the Downward Spiral is partially
responsible for the delay, it went way too long and nearly destroyed
That is the irony for Trent and Nine Inch Nails. The fine line between
self-destruction and getting by is the backbone to the NIN's
Industrial Emo Rock sound.
Speaking with him on the roof of the MuchMusic building was an
interesting experience for a couple of reasons. Trent has a
better sense of humour then most people would think, and he genuinely
felt the pressure to 3peat. Reznor's battle with writers
block and his subsequent move to California was the public
manifestation of that pressure.
It's an odd position to be in, your hurt on display is the skeleton of
your success, so Trent went on Anti-Depressants and that
messed with the formula. He seemed relieved to get the album out and
assured of the fact that if any doubters existed, the live
show would blow them out but you can be damn sure this tour won't go on
Trent has fit into that space of being slightly comfortable and a
little on edge, which is great news for his NIN fans around the
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