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'Reinvented' Nine Inch Nails Will Tour: Reznor

Band's farewell tour was 4 years ago

(Newser) - Four years ago, Nine Inch Nails played a farewell tour—but the band isn't saying goodbye yet. The band, including new guitarist Adrian Belew and bassist Eric Avery, is planning to tour this year and next. "The first shows will begin this summer, followed by a full-on arena... More »

10 Songs That Are Secretly About Other Celebs

But sorry, still no word on 'You're So Vain' subject

(Newser) - Ever wondered who Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” is really about? Join the club . Fortunately, there are at least nine other songs “secretly” written about someone famous whose identity has since been uncovered. From The Frisky :
  • Amy Winehouse: “Me and Mr. Jones” is supposedly about
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Most Controversial Music Videos

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, incestuous Gainsbourgs make list

(Newser) - With MTV's Video Music Awards set for Sunday (not that you'll see many videos on the channel these days), Oddee.com takes a look at some of the form’s most controversial:
  • Closer, Nine Inch Nails: To go along with the explicitly sexual lyrics, this 1994 piece includes a monkey
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'Idiots' Have Driven Me Off Twitter: Reznor

I tried to show the real me, he says

(Newser) - Twitter’s negative users appear to have scared away a celebrity tweeter, Rolling Stone reports. Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor delighted some fans by using his 140 characters to announce collaborations, diss Chris Cornell, and raise money for charity. But the social network is “now doing more harm than... More »

Fallon Is Webby Awards' 'Person of the Year'

Reznor, MacFarlane, Twitter also receive Internet honors

(Newser) - Jimmy Fallon, Trent Reznor, and Twitter have all been honored with a 2008 Webby Award, CNET reports. Fallon, described by the awards committee as “one of the most ardent online evangelists,” was named the Webby’s “Person of the Year” for incorporating Twitter feeds, blogging, and online... More »

Reznor Schools Music Industry

Digital giveaway translates into hard cash for Nine Inch Nails frontman

(Newser) - The music industry could learn a few things from Trent Reznor, whose decision to go independent and give away music digitally might earn him more money than sticking with a label—not to mention creative freedom, Jackson West writes on Valleywag. Labels are now starting to realize they need to... More »

Nine Inch Nails Gives Away New Album

Says frontman Trent Reznor, 'This one's on me'

(Newser) - Nine Inch Nails released its new album free of charge today, Billboard reports. In premiering The Slip online, frontman Trent Reznor wrote, “Thank you for your continued and loyal support over the years—this one’s on me.” The 10-track album will see CD and vinyl release in... More »

NIN Nails the Recording Industry

Trent Reznor's self-released album cements new business model

(Newser) - The early success of Nine Inch Nails' experiment on the Internet may mean that Armageddon is one step closer for the recording industry, writes Tony Sclafani for MSNBC. The industrial rock powerhouse released a new album on its website Sunday without a label's support, and the response has been both... More »

Nine Inch Nails Releases New Album Online

Ghosts I-IV follows Radiohead-style tiered-pricing model

(Newser) - Nine Inch Nails followed in the Radiohead revolution's footsteps yesterday, self-releasing a 36-track instrumental record online without warning and announcing an elaborate set of pricing options. You can pay nothing and listen to the first nine songs, “100% DRM-free,” and enjoy a pile of extras, Pitchfork Media reports.... More »

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