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Trent Reznor has released the following statement:

Nine Inch Nails are touring this year.

I was working with Adrian Belew on some musical ideas, which led to some discussion on performing, which led to some beard-scratching, which (many steps later) led to the decision to re-think the idea of what Nine Inch Nails could be, and the idea of playing a show. Calls were made to some friends, lots of new ideas were discussed, and a show was booked – which led to another, which somehow led to a lot of shows.

The band is reinventing itself from scratch and will be comprised of Eric Avery, Adrian Belew, Alessandro Cortini, Josh Eustis, Ilan Rubin, and me. The first shows will begin this summer, followed by a full-on arena tour of the US this fall, and lots of other dates worldwide to follow through 2014.

Lots of details and dates to come. See you soon.


  • Tastes Grungey

    Eric Avery + guy from King Crimson + Trent..holy shit this is gonna be crazy.

  • Edward R. Murrow

    Adrian Belew. Are you fucking kidding me!!!

  • Raj

    Not a hardcore NIN fan but I really like Head Like A Hole, Terrible Lie, Closer, and Down in It those songs are awesome!

  • Daniel

    Mmmmmmm maybe the last headliners for the Reading Festival 2013 line-up? ^_^
    That would be awesome for the Uk

  • Christine

    !!! OH HELL YES !!!!!

  • Christine

    PS: if anyone needs this spelled out

    Eric Avery (Jane’s Addiction, Bass)

    Adrian Belew (King Crimson, Guitar)

    Alessandro Cortini (NIN: Vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, guitar, bass)

    Josh Eustis (Wiki Telefon Tel Aviv and scroll to discography)

    Ilan Rubin (NIN and Angles&Airwaves, Drums)

    ..and Trent.

    fhaaaaaaaaaaauk yeah!

  • Scottish Jesus

    FUCK YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Allura Music

    JesuS! This could be some life-altering music coming our way………

    Guys and girls, buckle up, Trent could very well knock this one out of the park!!!!!!!

    I am scaredly excited!!!!! :-D

  • Wam Meesly

    This is excellent!

    I knew NIN would be back shortly after the inception of HTDA, next question, new NIN album??

  • NiceNcleaN

    Super Band ready to kick ass. That look Trent has says it all.

  • jesus

    Hells yes. please hit portland.

  • Kirill

    finally, with Trent nothing can go wrong

  • Christine

    for the win: “scaredly excited!” Well said!!

  • workman

    Yeah this is the biggest news I’ve heard in quite some time. Jesus…

  • Paulo

    First show announced in germany at Rock n Heim with deftones and SOAD

  • chuck shaq

    nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah.