Sunday March 18, 2001

What's new with Nine Inch Nails?

The Weathermen are now offering the Slipping Away t-shirt as well as the 42-page program from the Fragility tour.Also, an earlier update mentioned that the April issue of Alternative Press was featuring a contest. Well folks, that contest is now open and in progress! Win 1 of 5 autographed A.P. posters signed by Trent! Deadline is April 15, 2001. Thanks Alicia.NIN is varied throughout the Jam! Showbiz Top 50 Singles Chart (in Canada) for the week ending March 11, 2001. Here are the stats:
#90 Head Like A Hole
#71 The Day The World Went Away
#61 "The Perfect Drug" Versions
#49 We're In This Together
#32 Fixed
#21 Closer

Thanks Deadpool5.Trent Reznor on MTV's TestimonyMTV's Testimony: 20 Years of Rock premiered yesterday. If you didn't catch it then, the show is reairing at 3 PM EST today and again next Saturday at 12 PM EST. Highlights of NIN appeared every now and then on the show (Closer, Head Like a Hole, Wish, Lollapalooza '91, and Woodstock '94) along with short interview clips with Trent, and others, discussing the evolution of rock. Trent comments on bands such as Guns 'N Roses, Marilyn Manson, and of course NIN. Clips of the interviews may show up on MTV's official website later.MTV also mentions a bit about NIN's contribution to music on their website:
Though the true "alternative rock" no longer existed, many of the players were still around--just in a slightly different way. Courtney Love reigned on MTV, demanding respect for and celebrating the "girl band" with videos like Hole's "Live Through This" and "Miss World." Meanwhile, Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails revealed the darker side of rock with their mind-blowing video "Closer," which was even more non-traditional because of its techno influences.

Many thanks to everyone who contributed submissions about MTV's Testimony and a special thanks to Brent for the snapshot!