By Stewart Heys Feb.26.2009
In: Concerts
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Even a blackout can't stop the march of this pig

We have POWER

You don’t get many people going to Nine Inch Nails gigs that are ‘kind of in to them’, or that have picked up a spare ticket from a mate at the last minute so pop along just to see what all the fuss is about. In many people’s eyes (including my own) Trent doesn’t put a foot wrong, not just when producing and performing but also in taking a stance against the traditional music industry and its inflexible distribution model.

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By Jye Smith Jan.8.2009
In: Other
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Nine Inch Nails: 400GB of HD Footage for fans to mix and re-mix

trent_reznor posted:
Your gift…
The internet is full of surprises these days.
I was contacted by a mysterious, shadowy group of subversives who
SOMEHOW managed to film a substantial amount (over 400 GB!) of raw,
unedited HD footage from three separate complete shows of our Lights
in the Sky tour. Security must have been lacking at these shows
because the quality of the footage is excellent.
If any of you could find a LINK to that footage I’ll bet some
enterprising fans could assemble something pretty cool.
Oh yeah, you didn’t hear this from me.
http://forum.nin.com/bb/read.php?18,378166

Oh Mr. Reznor, how we adore you.  There is about 405gb of HD footage available. It was recorded with multiple consumer HDV cameras during three shows: Victoria 12.05.08, Portland 12.07.08, and Sacramento 12.12.08.  This is raw, unedited, un-color-corrected HD footage.

The race is on — and some have already started.  The musical and marketing genious has truly created a cult(ure) that thrives off a passion for music, talent and the facination of the unknown.

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By Jye Smith Oct.9.2008
In: Concerts, Opinion
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Saul Williams coming to Australia

Saul Williams is an American poet, writer, actor and musician known for his blend of poetry and alternative hip-hop and for his leading role in the independent film Slam.

5th December – Melbourne – The Espy
6th December – Byron Bay – The Great Northern
7th December – Brisbane – The Zoo
11th December – Sydney – Oxford Art Factory
12th December – Hobart – Brisbane Hotel
13th December – Meredith Music Festival

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By Jye Smith Oct.2.2008
In: Concerts
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Soundwave Festival 2009: Nine Inch Nails

Another one of my favourite acts is coming out: Nine Inch Nails to play at Soundwave Festival 2009 –  as if the announcement of The Prodigy playing at Big Day Out 2009 wasn’t enough!

Watching the Deftones and Flyleaf play in 2006 was incredible — even if the bar lines were ridiculously long.

Tickets on sale as follows: Postponed by 2 weeks
BRISBANE: THU 9 October @ 9am
SYDNEY: FRI 10 October @ 9am
MELBOURNE: SAT 11 October @ 9am
ADELAIDE: SUN 12 October @ 9am
PERTH: SUN 12 October @9am

Soundwave 09 is proud to announce our headlining act…Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails presents Ghosts I – IV, a brand new 36 track instrumental collection available right now. Almost two hours of new music composed and recorded over an intense ten week period last fall, Ghosts I – IV sprawls Nine Inch Nails across a variety of new terrain.

Trent Reznor explains, “I’ve been considering and wanting to make this kind of record for years, but by its very nature it wouldn’t have made sense until this point. This collection of music is the result of working from a very visual perspective – dressing imagined locations and scenarios with sound and texture; a soundtrack for daydreams. I’m very pleased with the result and the ability to present it directly to you without interference. I hope you enjoy the first four volumes of Ghosts.”

NINE INCH NAILS, ALICE IN CHAINS, BLOODHOUND GANG, SCARS ON BROADWAY, LAMB OF GOD, ALKALINE TRIO, BILLY TALENT, THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS, FACE TO FACE, IN FLAMES, RIVAL SCHOOLS, ANBERLIN, THE SUBWAYS, EVERY TIME I DIE, DEVILDRIVER, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, LESS THAN JAKE, POISON THE WELL, MADINA LAKE, NEW FOUND GLORY, FROM FIRST TO LAST, BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH, HELLOGOODBYE, FINCH, GOLDFINGER, SAY ANYTHING, CHIODOS, SILVERSTEIN, SAVES THE DAY, LACUNA COIL, 36 CRAZY FISTS, STRAYLIGHT RUN, EVERGREEN TERRACE, MINUS THE BEAR, MONEEN, ACE ENDERS (THE EARLY NOVEMBER), I AM THE AVALANCHE, JAGUAR LOVE, UNEARTH, BAYSIDE EMERY, HOUSTON CALLS, THE AUDITION, ATTACK IN BLACK, INNERPARTYSYSTEM, VALENCIA, IN THIS MOMENT, ALESANA, THE RIVERBOAT GAMBLERS, HORSE THE BAND, MAYLENE & THE SONS OF DISASTER