WTF Did Nine Inch Nails Just Send Me In The Mail? The Physical Component Revealed The physical component for NIN’s ‘Not The Actual Events’ is a mess. Literally. So what does it mean? Last December I eagerly snapped up the new Nine Inch Nails EP Not The Actual Events. When I purchased it off the […]
Trent Reznor has teased new Nine Inch Nails material for 2016, but many believed the year would end before any new material would hit. Wrong. Reznor, along with collaborator Atticus Ross (now a full-time member) will release a new five-track EP, titled Not the Actual Events, which will be out just in time for Christmas on December […]
Trent Reznor Releases New Song ‘Juno’: the track, recorded with collaborator Atticus Ross, celebrates NASA’s voyage to Jupiter. Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor, along with frequent collaborator Atticus Ross is back with his first new material since the duo’s 2014 score for David Fincher’s Gone Girl. Juno is a tribute to NASA’s recent Juno spacecraft […]
MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ Turns 30: a look back at the crown jewel of MTV programming on its 30th anniversary. Last week marked a nostalgic milestone for fans of alternative music: MTV’s 120 Minutes turned 30. The 30th anniversary flew under the radar, fitting for a show that felt like a secret society for seekers of a […]
Marilyn Manson ‘The Pale Emperor’ Review: the best comeback album in recent memory. Shock rockers have a notoriously short life span..at least musically speaking. Alice Cooper is known as a grand showman, but he peaked musically in his 70’s heyday. Marilyn Manson was his heir apparent, rising meteorically to fame in the 90’s with his nihilistic industrial glam. His […]
‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack Review: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross create a soundscape of beautiful decay. Is Gone Girl, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s third soundtrack for director David Fincher their best yet? Well their score for his adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel is certainly worthy of that estimation, showing an evolution from earlier scores The Social […]
Trent Reznor Previews ‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack: Original score to David Fincher film will be released next week. David Fincher’s film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ won’t hit theaters until October 3rd, but you can hear the soundtrack next week. Click here for my soundtrack review. The score, composed by Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor and his […]
Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden Austin Concert Review: 90’s nostalgia loomed large on a blazing Texas night. Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails transported audiences back to the 90’s last night at the Austin 360 amphitheater. Openers Dillinger Escape Plan controlled mayhem provided a shock to the system. Despite the blistering summer heat the band members flailed with wild […]
July 19 marks the 20th anniversary of Marilyn Manson’s ‘Portrait Of An American Family‘. It was the major label début of a band perfectly designed to fill the rock star void of the mid-90’s. After several years of musicians who avoided flashy images and downplayed rock stardom, Manson was the complete opposite. He was ready to take […]
Albums Revisited: Nine Inch Nails ‘The Downward Spiral Turns 20.’ Trent Reznor’s sonic wall of angst and despair still packs a nihilistic punch two decades in. March 8th, 2014 will mark 20 years since Trent Reznor’s dark masterpiece ‘The Downward Spiral’ seeped into the hearts and minds of disaffected teens and 20-somethings the world over. […]
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