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December 8, 1999
Three MC's And One TR

Nothing Records sent out a fake press release today concerning Halo 17.
This is a Meathead Perspective exclusive! Check it out! Now!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 1999

NINE INCH NAILS COLLABORATE WITH BEASTIE BOYS FOR
EP TO BE RELEASED IN EARLY 2000


December 7, 1999 - New York - This week, nine inch nails announced
plans to release an EP in early 2000 entitled "Three MC's and One TR,"
which will feature songs co-written by Trent Reznor and the Beastie
Boys. The EP will contain six tracks, and will be available on CD,
cassette, vinyl and illegal pirated MP3.

nine inch nails have completed the European leg of their tour and will
be touring Japan in early January 2000, followed by dates in Australia
and New Zealand from January 21st through February 6th as headliner
on the "Big Day Out" tour, and a special private concert and weenie
roast at Meathead's house. U.S. tour dates are anticipated to begin in
early 2000.

nine inch nails live is Trent Reznor (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Robin
Finck (guitar, vocals, keyboards), Danny Lohner (bass, guitar,
keyboards, vocals), Charlie Clouser (keyboards, theremin, vocals),
Jerome Dillon (drums) and Leo Herrera (porn, booze, strippers).

nine inch nails' official website is located at http://www.nin.com.

The Meathead Perspective is located at
http://www.theninhotline.net/meatpers/meatpers.html.


Bill, webmaster of the popular NIN site "Screws In My Cranium," has received a promo CD for "Three MC's and One TR", which features two versions of the title track: the original and a 15-second-long radio edit.
He was kind enough to pass along a scan of the cover (right) as well as the lyrics (below). Rock on.

MIKE D:
All I've undergone I will keep ON!
Underneath it all until the break of DAWN!
All the hands of hope have been with-DRAWN
MCA, try to help me to hang ON

MCA:
My name's MCA and I am numb all THROUGH
But underneath it all I can still feel YOU
I rock the microphone, it's what I have to DO
Before everything else, I was like YOU!

MIXMASTER TRENT:
I'm rockin' to the rhythm in the great be-LOW
Droppin' beats in the heads of everyone you KNOW
Catchin' a groove in arms of under-TOW
There is no other place that I can GO

ADROCK:
Yeah, I'm drinkin' at the fountain of de-CAY
Leavin' all my insides cold and GRAY
Party people listen to the words that I SAY
I'll be rhymin' till the day the world goes a-WAY

(yeah that's right)

ALL:
Three MC's and one TR!
Stayed on this track, now we've gone too FAR!
Mixmaster Trent, don't you fall a-PART!

(goddamn this noise inside my head!)

It is rumored that the Beastie Boys will be performing these songs live with Nine Inch Nails during the American leg of the Fragility tour. How in god's name they intend to pull that one off has yet to be seen.
You heard it here first!




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