Remixes and collaborations, and the concept that the growth and life and mutations and splices and impositions to a song don’t stop once it has been committed to a released format, have become so ingrained and integral to HEALTH that their reworkings of songs are as patiently awaited as the origin pieces.Continue reading
Legendary Ministry side project 1000 Homo DJs that put out a series of singles in the 1990s will release a special 12-inch vinyl single on July 2nd. Most famous for the track “Supernaut” later heard on the Black Sabbath tribute covers album Nativity In Black, 1000 Homo DJs was comprised of 1990s Ministry core members Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker, Mike Sciacca (RIP), Bill Rieflin (RIP), and a whos who of Chicago Wax Trax era industrial, post-Punk, and punk rock legends, most notably Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor and Dead Kennedy’s frontman Jello Biafra. You can pre-order the limited edition EP on purple vinyl due out on July 2nd from Ministry’s Bandcamp page. The release features both versions of “Supernaut” with Al and Trent on lead vocals, including all the remixes of the track.
New York City Industrial Rock artist Blak Emoji has created an amazing tribute to Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor for his birthday today May 17th in a medley of 16 covers Trent’s music from assorted projects. You can watch the video below. You can also download two of these full cover versions from the Blak Emoji Bandcamp page with a sign-up at the links below.
Season two of the Netflix series Song Exploder is streaming now and features Nine Inch Nails. Based on the immensely popular podcast, the series takes one song by an artist, interviews them, and analyzes the track. The new season of the show includes Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor discussing his song “Hurt.” Other artists featured in season two includes Dua Lipa, The Killers, and Natalia Lafourcade. Season one included Alicia Keys, Lin-Manuel Miranda, R.E.M., and Ty Dolla $ign. Watch the trailer below and stream the season on Netflix now! Continue reading
To mark not only the birthday of Rock icon David Bowie, but five years since his untimely death from cancer, a legion of rock stars influences but the music giant will gather on January 8, 2021, for a concert. Mike Garson and producers Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown have joined forces with Rolling Live Studios to produce “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!”, bringing together dozens of Bowie alumni band members spanning Bowie’s career from his 1969 self-titled album to his final album, “Blackstar”, along with many of the world’s most famous voices for a very special experience. The concert will feature performances from Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Bowie’s good friend and Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Grammy-winning Singer Macy Gray, Ian Astbury (The Cult), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Bernard Fowler (The Rolling Stones), Corey Glover (Living Color), Tony-winning rocker Lena Hall, vocal phenom Judith Hill (Grammy winner for “20 Feet From Stardom”), and many more to be announced. Watch a trailer for the event here:
Twenty-five years plus into his career, Marilyn Manson continues to be an enigma, wrapped tight inside a riddle, not wishing to be fully known. By never making the same album twice with his namesake band, he continues to defy expectations, and be equally loved and hated. While his early albums are masterworks that others from the 1990s would kill to rest their reputations on. However, as the rockstar gains on years and gets further away from his early years, he has transformed into a much more interesting character than when he was freaking out pastors and scarring moms and dads.
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails has collaborated with avant-garde electronic artist Tobacco on a new song called “Babysitter”. The track will appear on Tobacco’s upcoming album, “Hot Wet & Sassy”, which will be released on October 30 via Ghostly International. Tobacco and his previous band, Black Moth Super, toured with Trent and NIN in the past.
ASCAP gave out their industry awards this week and Nine Inch Nails, a.k.a., Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross continues to rack up awards for the global smash hit remix of Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus track “Old Town Road.” NIN’s production on the sample from Nine Inch Nails’ “34 Ghosts IV” (found on the Ghosts I-IV collection) that wound up on the track.
Once one of the most anticipated tours of 2020, is now completely canceled. Nine Inch Nails has canceled all 2020 touring plans, which was t be a USA headline tour with an opener, singer JehnnyBeth according to a post to their Instagram account. Instead, Trent Reznor says that “the current plan is to finish up some scoring projects, work on my limited patience skills, deep dive into new NIN material, and hopefully be playing music live for you in 2021.”Continue reading
In a new feature interview with Revolver, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has shared that he is planning to record new NIN music in 2020. Tour dates are also in the works for the band. The January 2020 issue of Revolver hits newsstands soon, and Reznor gave a revealing interview for the cover piece, mainly focusing on recent soundtrack work with NIN collaborator Atticus Ross, such as HBO’s Watchmen score and soundtrack. The band had a busy year as they won a Country Music Award for the sample that was on global smash ‘Old Town Road, saw one of their best-known songs covered horribly by Miley Cyrus, won awards for their soundtracks, celebrated classic album anniversaries, and earned a nomination for the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. New NIN music will be the first studio releases since 2013’s Hesitation Marks and their follow-up, 2018 EP trilogy of Not the Actual Events, Add Violence, and Bad Witch.