Tag Archives: Nine Inch Nails

Ask Alexandria why they decided to cover Nine Inch Nails

Posted by on February 25, 2014

Asking Alexandria are no strangers to covers. They did some pretty spot-on takes of their hair metal idols Skid Row on their “Life Gone Wild” EP. Now they’ve gone from the ’80s to the ’90s, covering Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer.” With Fearless Records’ forthcoming comp Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2 coming out on April 1, […]

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Metallica and Lang Lang’s version of “One” available for download

Posted by on February 12, 2014

The Grammys, eh? They sure were polarizing. While it was nice that Black Sabbath got to pick up an award, most metal fans were a little, make that a lot, disappointed by the show. First of all, Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman was snubbed in the list of musicians that passed in 2013. Then the Nine Inch […]

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Skinny Puppy chats about invoicing the U.S. government

Posted by on February 10, 2014

While industrial metal band Skinny Puppy found out their music was being used to torture prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, they wrote their current album, Weapon, about it. And while they’ve invoiced the U.S. government for using their music, that actually initially started out as a joke. The band tells Billboard that they were going to […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/5: People Clearly Want To Buy Records

Posted by on February 5, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Mark up your calendars now kids because its taken only little over a month into 2014 to hype up all of the stuff happening in metal music this year from upcoming tours (Mastodon) to […]

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Here’s what the end of the Grammys were supposed to look like

Posted by on February 3, 2014

Remember the Grammy awards? One week ago, everyone was up in arms because the closing number, which featured Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl and Lindsay Buckingham, was not only obscured by promotional considerations and credits, but ultimately cut short.  Reznor was furious about it, as were fans of both bands […]

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This Nine Inch Nails parody song is amazing

Posted by on January 31, 2014

This might be the best week for fans of parody music since the last Weird Al Yankovic album was released. Earlier this week, comedian Jon Daly and musician Cyrus Ghahremanian created the dead-on Red Hot Chili Peppers parody “Acracadabralifornia,” which was supposedly tied in with the band’s Super Bowl halftime show appearance. Then some guy Frederick […]

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Grammy producer apologizes to Trent Reznor

Posted by on January 29, 2014

From Macklemore’s public apology for “robbing” Kendrick Lamar of an award to a lack of recognition for the late two-time Grammy winner and Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman in the ‘In Memoriam’ segment, complaints about the Grammys have been coming from all directions. However, no complaint received more att ention than Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent […]

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Metallica play Grammys; Hanneman, QOTSA/NIN snubbed

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Well, we know that Black Sabbath picked up a Grammy for Best Metal Performance yesterday before the awards show began, and in telling you about it, suggested that the awards show was still worth watching, as Metallica was set to play with Chinese pianist Lang Lang, and the show was slated to end with Nine Inch […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/15: The Charts (And The Site) Get a Makeover

Posted by on January 15, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So yeah, dat new design. We’re looking flashier that ever on the site, which means that Metal By Numbers is also flashier than ever. Some new debuts would coincide well with this new design. […]

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Meet the latest streaming service: Beats Music

Posted by on January 13, 2014

Until Saturday, all we knew about Beats Music is that Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor were behind it, and that it was launching this year. In an article in the New York Times over the weekend, more details have surfaced. The “this year” is now next Tuesday, January 21, and […]

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