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Cleveland, OH, USA (1988 – present)

Nine Inch Nails is a Cleveland, OH, USA, band that was formed in 1988 by Trent Reznor, the only constant member of the band. He’s generally credited for popularizing the genre known as “” with both his releases and , theatrical music videos.

Born Michael Trent Reznor, he was raised by his maternal grandparents in Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA. Reznor took up piano at the age of five and in high school took up the tuba and saxophone. In the early to mid-, Trent played with various and groups such as Exotic Birds and Option 30 before beginning his solo project.

As a member of Exotic Birds, he appeared in the Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett film Light of Day. He also was mentioned on local TV as a proponent of music in general. Before the 1989 release of NIN’s first album, ‘Pretty Hate Machine’, he worked for Right Track Studio as a handyman heavily interested in recording technology. Both the name of Reznor’s band and the title of his second single, “Head Like a Hole”, came from remarks by Al Jourgensen of Ministry, Reznor’s biggest influence.

Nine Inch Nails has issued eight major albums, which have generally received both critical and commercial acclaim. Historically, NIN releases have been assigned a “Halo” index number. For example, the album ‘With Teeth’ is also known as Halo 19. With the inclusion of the ‘Broken’ EP, the band’s primary releases are:

1. ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ (1989)
2. ‘Broken’ EP (1992)
3. ‘The Downward Spiral’ (1994)
4. ‘The Fragile (Left)’ / ‘’The Fragile (Right)’ (1999)
5. ‘With Teeth’ (2005)
6. ‘Year Zero’ (2007)


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  • Vanjavit

    Still the best way to spend a rainy sunday: The Fragile. [3]

    Yesterday 8:29am Reply
  • Decay3d_

    Would be interesting to see another GHOSTS album.

    Yesterday 7:49am Reply
  • skinnydrifter


    26 Nov 10:35pm Reply
  • Grycho

    Still the best way to spend a rainy sunday: The Fragile. [2]

    26 Nov 8:25pm Reply
  • CornishGhost


    26 Nov 5:46pm Reply

    i prefer the slip that the last album

    25 Nov 7:09pm Reply
  • Vanjavit

    I have not said I think The slip it's bad, I like The Slip. But I have other favorite album by NIN, that's means more to me.

    25 Nov 8:52am Reply
  • CornishGhost

    the slip was great what are you talking about

    24 Nov 8:38pm Reply
  • Cimersies

    Trent Reznor, Robin Finck, Danny Lohner, Chris Vrenna and James Woolley . Probably the best NIN lineup Ever !!!!!!!!!!!

    23 Nov 3:11pm Reply
  • Vanjavit

    I think the newest album is better then The Slip. But it's hard to beat the years of The Downward Spiral and The Fragile. But it's impressive that's Trent still supply such good music. Trent is a genius.

    23 Nov 11:23am Reply
  • interhole

    when i grow up i want to be like trevor reznik

    21 Nov 11:03pm Reply
  • tibijack

    trent is like a god

    21 Nov 2:34pm Reply
  • SPaGetTea

    I have the best music library that you ever seen :3

    21 Nov 9:46am Reply
  • SahaZ

    привет вормплэйсу aka теплачик

    20 Nov 9:16pm Reply
  • loiku13

    One of the best bands on Earth [4]

    20 Nov 12:23pm Reply
  • skinnydrifter

    Gloomy Sunday

    20 Nov 12:12am Reply
  • Eightbit-boy

    One of the best bands on Earth [3]

    19 Nov 9:35pm Reply
  • sanicdaheghod

    One of the best bands on Earth [2]

    17 Nov 9:21am Reply
  • Dehne7

    Still the best way to spend a rainy sunday: The Fragile.

    16 Nov 10:56am Reply
  • IAlmofadinhasI

    One of the best bands on Earth

    15 Nov 3:40am Reply
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