Nine Inch Nails to tour with Soundgarden
Trent Reznor has a pretty noted history of dissing Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell. (Remember when he basically accused Cornell of making a record to sound exactly like what's on the radio? Aka putting commerce before art?) Yeah, we do too.
No matter what, these guys will have to put professional and personal differences aside when both bands hit the road as part of a summer co-headlining tour, featuring support from Death Grips on all dates. Tickets went on sale to the public back in March, and the tour officially kicks off on July 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada at Planet Hollywood.
Both bands are celebrating the 20th anniversary of two significant projects. Nine inch Nails released "The Downward Spiral" and Soundgarden released "Superunknown" back on March 8, 1994. In fact, a 20th anniversary reissue is one of the key reasons the band is back on the road. Two different deluxe albums rolled out June 3 via A&M/UME, and feature demos, B-sides, and rehearsals. The Super Deluxe Edition even comes with a lenticular cover, a hardbound book, liner notes and never-before-seen photos.
Last year, Reznor and NIN came together again for the release of "Hesitation marks," not to mention a tour that took them through Belgium, Holland, Germany, Ireland, Great Britain, Italy and Switzerland before returning to the U.S.
The upcoming tour with Soundgarden will hit all points of the country, including noted stops at the Susquehanna Bank Center (Camden, NJ), Farm Bureal Live (Virginia Beach), and the PNC Music Pavilion (Charlotte, NC). The tour wraps August 25 at the Hollywood Bowl in California.
No 'Hesitation' from Nine Inch Nails (Updated August 8, 2013)
Nine Inch Nails didn't just come back, they "Came Back Haunted." The band, with frontman Trent Reznor at the helm, returned to the stage after a four-year hiatus at this year's Lollapalooza in a performance that had everyone talking.
It's hard to believe that Reznor and Co. first graced the stage during Lollapalooza's inaugural run in 1991. It was then that the 26-year-old Reznor, an angst-ridden rocker, often wrapped sets by destroying everything in his path (including guitars, keyboards and other sound equipment). So for those who are witnessing the singer's re-birth, of sorts, the Reznor of 2013 was a welcome change indeed.
It's not that Nine Inch Nails has lost the fire. Instead, they are very much the "revitalized and refocused" band that Rezner promised when he announced in February 2013 that he was ending his performance hiatus. The 23-song set at Lollapalooza served as evidence of that, touching on the band's past while completely embracing the future. The music came to life not just with electro pulses and additional keyboards and drum kits, but the five-member group was strong on searing guitars in front of a large series of LED panels and other visuals that served to enhance the performance.
There are more forthcoming tour dates from Nine Inch Nails, and in recent weeks the band has begun unveiling cuts from a brand new album, "Hesitation Marks." That project will arrive on September 3, 2013, and fans can now pre-order tickets to the "Tension" 2013 tour. It will visit Belgium, Holland, Germany, Ireland, Great Britain, Italy and Switzerland before returning stateside.
Nine Inch Nails Tickets** - An Awesome Puncture Wound in the Music Industry
Industrial music became such a popular sub-genre of a certain type of rock music that one band came out in 1989 to take the whole music industry by storm with it: it was called Nine Inch Nails. To be fair, though, it's not necessarily accurate to say that this is a music 'group.' Rather, it personifies one creative mind: a man by the name of Trent Reznor. He was born May 17, 1965, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, with an idea to hit the music industry in a big way. Loving the idea of an industrial style of hard rock music, giving birth to a type of angst and death-style sound that became so infectious that he ended up signing with TVT Records for a Nine Inch Nails debut.
Nine Inch Nails Tickets - The Music of the Nails
In 1989, Pretty Hate Machine came out and received national acclaim for the style of rock music Reznor put out. One of the defining singles was 'Head Like a Hole.' Needless to say, TVT wanted to capitalize on the hit that was the Nails, working on Reznor coming out with a second effort -- that was Downward Spiral, another huge hit. The defining single on that album was, of course, 'Closer.' Reznor didn't stop there, releasing probably one of his more commercial works, an album entitled The Fragile back in 1999, featuring a tremendous hit in the single 'We're in This Together' and then more than a half-decade later came out with another major album by the name of Year Zero.
Nine Inch Nails Tickets - The Sound of the Nails in Your Head
Reznor is nothing short of intensity, especially on stage. His vocals dig into your soul, reach into your heart and pull all the blood out until you're so fragile from the frailty that you almost have to rely on him as your source of life. That's the essence of Nine Inch Nails right there.
Nine Inch Nails, OutKast, Deadmau5 & More to Play Pemberton
Remember, way back in 2008, when there was a rad music festival held in Pemberton Valley, BC? And then it was cancelled in 2009 and 2010, all but disappearing? Well, the Pemberton Music Festival is finally back this year, and it’s got another fantastic lineup to bring to Whistler. Headliners for the festival include Nine…Read more
Nine Inch Nails Ticket PricesFind Tickets
Past 12 Months
date city state venue 3/11/2014 Perth WA Perth Arena 3/14/2014 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 3/15/2014 Melbourne Vic Rod Laver Arena 3/17/2014 Brisbane Qld Brisbane Entertainment Centre 3/19/2014 Auckland Auk Vector Arena 3/20/2014 Wellington Wgn TSB Bank Arena 3/27/2014 Mexico City Dif Foro Sol 4/6/2014 Rio de Janeiro Rio De Janeiro Citibank Hall 5/6/2014 Riga ?? Arena Riga 5/8/2014 Helsinki ?? Hartwall Arena 5/10/2014 Stockholm AB Hovet 5/12/2014 Oslo 03 Oslo Spektrum 5/13/2014 Frederiksberg Forum Copenhagen 5/15/2014 Berlin BE Zitadelle Spandau 5/16/2014 Esch-sur-Alzette L Rockhal 5/18/2014 Birmingham Warwickshire Genting Arena 5/20/2014 Glasgow Glg The SSE Hydro 5/21/2014 Cardiff Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Cardiff 5/23/2014 London The O2 5/24/2014 Nottingham Nottinghamshire Capital FM Arena Nottingham 5/25/2014 Manchester Lancashire Manchester Arena 5/27/2014 Amsterdam Nhl Heineken Music Hall 5/28/2014 Antwerpen Vlg Lotto Arena 5/29/2014 Paris Ile Zenith de Paris 6/1/2014 Toulouse ?? Zenith 6/3/2014 Bologna BO Unipol Arena 6/4/2014 Zurich ZH Hallenstadion 6/9/2014 Vienna 9 Wiener Stadthalle 6/10/2014 Katowice Poland Hala Spodek 6/11/2014 Prague Forum Karlin 6/17/2014 Kiev Stereo Plaza 6/19/2014 Budapest BU Papp Laszlo Budapest Sportarena 6/20/2014 Prague ?? O2 Arena 7/19/2014 Las Vegas NV Sin City at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 7/19/2014 Las Vegas NV V2 Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino 7/21/2014 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/22/2014 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/24/2014 Tinley Park IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre 7/26/2014 Clarkston MI DTE Energy Music Theatre 7/27/2014 Toronto ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre 7/29/2014 Mansfield MA Xfinity Center 7/30/2014 Camden NJ Susquehanna Bank Center 8/1/2014 Wantagh NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 8/2/2014 Holmdel NJ PNC Bank Arts Center 8/4/2014 Bristow VA Jiffy Lube Live 8/5/2014 Virginia Beach VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach 8/7/2014 Charlotte NC PNC Music Pavilion 8/8/2014 Atlanta GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood 8/10/2014 West Palm Beach FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre 8/11/2014 Tampa FL MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds 8/14/2014 Austin TX Austin360 Amphitheater 8/16/2014 The Woodlands TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 8/17/2014 Dallas TX Gexa Energy Pavilion 8/19/2014 Albuquerque NM Isleta Amphitheater 8/22/2014 Irvine CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre 8/24/2014 Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 8/25/2014 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 8/27/2014 Wheatland CA Toyota Amphitheatre 8/29/2014 Ridgefield WA Amphitheater Northwest 8/30/2014 Auburn WA White River Amphitheatre
date city state venue 8/2/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 8/2/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 8/3/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 8/9/2013 San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park 8/10/2013 San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park 8/10/2013 San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park 8/20/2013 London London Scala 8/21/2013 Belfast Belsonic 8/21/2013 Belfast Ant Custom House Square 8/23/2013 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 8/28/2013 Assago LM Mediolanum Forum 8/29/2013 Rumlang Festivalgelande 8/31/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 8/31/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 9/1/2013 Philadelphia PA Ben Franklin Parkway 9/28/2013 Saint Paul MN Xcel Energy Center 9/30/2013 Kansas City MO Sprint Center 10/1/2013 St. Louis MO Chaifetz Arena 10/3/2013 Montreal QC Bell Centre 10/4/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 10/5/2013 Cleveland OH Wolstein Center 10/7/2013 Auburn Hills MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 10/8/2013 Pittsburgh PA Petersen Events Center 10/11/2013 Boston MA TD Garden 10/12/2013 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 10/14/2013 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 10/15/2013 Newark NJ Prudential Center 10/18/2013 Washington DC Verizon Center 10/19/2013 University Park PA Bryce Jordan Center 10/21/2013 Raleigh NC PNC Arena 10/22/2013 Nashville TN Bridgestone Arena 10/24/2013 Atlanta GA Philips Arena 10/25/2013 Asheville NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 10/26/2013 Asheville NC U.S. Cellular Center 10/30/2013 Sunrise FL BB&T Center 10/31/2013 Orlando FL Amway Center 11/1/2013 New Orleans LA New Orleans City Park 11/2/2013 New Orleans LA New Orleans City Park 11/5/2013 San Antonio TX AT&T Center 11/8/2013 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 11/9/2013 Phoenix AZ US Airways Center 11/11/2013 El Paso TX Don Haskins Center 11/13/2013 Broomfield CO 1St Bank Center 11/15/2013 Las Vegas NV Hard Rock Hotel And Casino- The Joint 11/16/2013 Las Vegas NV Hard Rock Hotel And Casino- The Joint 11/18/2013 Portland OR Moda Center 11/19/2013 Spokane WA Spokane Arena 11/21/2013 Vancouver BC Rogers Arena 11/22/2013 Seattle WA Key Arena 11/24/2013 Edmonton AB Rexall Place 11/25/2013 Calgary AB Scotiabank Saddledome