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Cleveland, Ohio, United States (1988 – present)

Nine Inch Nails is an American band that was formed in Cleveland, Ohio, United States 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 & Joan Jett drama 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. 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)
7. ‘Ghosts I-IV’ (2008)
8. ‘The Slip’ (2008)
9. ‘Hesitation Marks’ (2013)

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  • MoogInRow

    The Downward Spiral > The Fragile > The Slip > Year Zero > Hesitation Marks > With Teeth > Ghosts I-IV > Pretty Hate Machine > Broken EP

    Yesterday 1:45am Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    Let's see: The Fragile Downward Spiral, Ghosts I-IV, The Slip, With Teeth, Year Zero, Still, Broken, Hesitation Marks, and Pretty Hate Machine.

    24 Jul 2:41pm Reply
  • DDevilized

    You sure you're listening to the right band bro?

    23 Jul 6:50pm Reply
  • omaCore

    Fuck, I listened to them for the first time ever. And wow, great. Couldn't ever image how they sound but this is great.

    23 Jul 2:06pm Reply
  • JoseDRengifo

    The Fragile is far from being their best.

    19 Jul 1:41am Reply
  • grisha_leps

    индастриал для домохозяек

    17 Jul 8:53pm Reply
  • jamesusillxd

    The Fragile is the best. [3]

    17 Jul 7:55am Reply
  • quentin_L4

    I like feeling my brain melting when I'm listening to The Downward Spiral.

    10 Jul 1:05am Reply
  • kilstrit

    The Fragile is a masterpiece, especially the left side

    10 Jul 12:17am Reply
  • kilstrit

    v LOL xD

    10 Jul 12:16am Reply
  • DDevilized

    wow, I always thought the fragile was a einstürzende neubauten album!

    9 Jul 9:24pm Reply
  • razor_sharp7

    What, the fragile? Are you kidding me?

    7 Jul 9:02pm Reply
  • guacamole79

    The Fragile is the best. [2]

    5 Jul 9:48pm Reply
  • laryoverkill

    NIN ainda fode muito . Odeio qnd vejo comentários de que o Trent perdeu sua criatividade -.-

    4 Jul 4:46pm Reply
  • skinnydrifter

    Cuppy of A Cuppy of A Cuppy of A

    3 Jul 12:58pm Reply
  • Mike_910711

    The Fragile is the best.

    3 Jul 7:57am Reply
  • RivetHeart

    Pretty Hate Machine более-менее слушабелен.

    1 Jul 12:36pm Reply
  • benson_x

    drochlen - I agree that Ghosts is a strong record but not as a classic NIN one. Reznor is a genius in many ways and he displays that with Ghosts but TDS is indomitably a seminal part of modern music

    1 Jul 10:37am Reply
  • drochlen

    Трент вообще странный. Вроде может записать что-то интересное, но преимущественно записывает однообразные альбомы. Даже The Downward Spiral не так уж и силён, хоть и не плох. Вполне хорош дебютник, Closer to God тоже хорош, по крайней мере первая половина, Ghosts I-IV пожалуй лучший альбом, что слышал у него.

    30 Jun 1:39pm Reply
  • gabystarlight

    I like seeing tracks from The Fragile in the top charts. [5]

    28 Jun 10:51pm Reply
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