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Trent Reznor Reboots Nine Inch Nails With Members of Jane’s Addiction, King Crimson + More

Mary Ouellette, Trent Reznor has just unveiled some drop-to-your-knees-and-praise-the-lord-type of exciting news. He has confirmed that Nine Inch Nails  are officially rebooted with a fresh, all-star lineup, blending previous NIN collaborators along with new members plucked from celebrated acts such as Jane’s Addiction , King Crimson and Puscifer . And as if that wasn’t cool enough, Nine Inch Nails are also set to embark on a U.S. tour beginning this summer. The new Nine Inch Nails collective is a prominent one, with seasoned NIN members Alessandro Cortini (keyboards / synth / guitar / bass) and Ilan Rubin (drums) continuing their legacies with Reznor’s brilliant industrial act. In addition to the trio, Nine Inch Nails have welcomed former Jane’s Addiction bassist Eric Avery, King Crimson multi-instrumentalist Adrian Belew and Puscifer / Telefon Tel Aviv musician Josh Eustis into the group. In a note from Trent Reznor posted on Pitchfork , the sonic brainiac explained the newly revamped version of Nine Inch Nails: 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. TR Prior to all the Nine Inch Nails awesomeness, Trent Reznor’s side project with wife Mariqueen Maandig , Rob Sheridan and Atticus Ross –  How to Destroy Angels  – will release their debut full-length album, ‘Welcome Oblivion’ on March 5. That outfit has also scheduled a number of North American dates for 2013. [button href=”” title=”Trent Reznor + Atticus Ross Win 2013 Grammy Award” align=”center”]

Daily Reload: Slayer, Foo Fighters + More

Courtesy of Slayer – Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has been dismissed from the band’s upcoming Australian trek after an ugly dispute over financial matters. [ Loudwire ] –  Foo Fighters ‘ hiatus was a short one, as Dave Grohl revealed that he was planning to resume working with the band on a new album shortly. [ Loudwire ] – Papa Roach ‘s Jacoby Shaddix talks about making a connection through music and sober living in our exclusive video interview: [ Loudwire ] – Regardless of Randy Blythe ‘s legal matters, Lamb of God have booked their first show of 2013. [ Loudwire ] – Trent Reznor ‘s  How to Destroy Angels have confirmed dates beyond their April concert debut at Coachella. [ Loudwire ] – What are the Best Rock and Best Metal Songs of 2013 so far? We provide our picks: [ Loudwire ] – Kiss are hitting the road north of the border, revealing their Canadian tour dates. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Hawkwind ‘s founding member Nik Turner will perform the ‘Space Ritual’ album live in Los Angeles. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Mumford and Sons and Adele are clearing space for more trophies after cleaning up at the 2013 BRIT Awards. [ ] – Recent Grammy winner Frank Ocean is pairing up with Depeche Mode ‘s Martin L. Gore on a track. [ ]

How to Destroy Angels Unveil ‘Welcome Oblivion’ Artwork, Track Listing + ‘How Long?’ Video

Columbia / Null Corporation How to Destroy Angels have a wealth of new details concerning their first full-length album today. While we already knew that the album from Trent Reznor ‘s band would be titled ‘ Welcome Oblivion ‘ and would be arriving on March 5, the group has now revealed the artwork (seen at left) and a full track listing for the new disc. Included in the new album are several tracks from the band’s recent EP, ‘ An Omen ,’ including the past singles ‘ Keep It Together ,’ ‘ Ice Age ‘ and ‘The Loop Closes.’ The EP’s ‘On the Wing’ also makes an appearance on the album, as well. How to Destroy Angels intend on releasing the disc in both CD and vinyl formats, with the latter including the bonus cuts ‘The Province of Fear’ and ‘Unintended Consequences.’ In addition, How to Destroy Angels have unveiled ‘How Long?’ as their latest single. The Mariqueen Maandig-led track is more of a moody, contemplative cut from the point of view of someone trying to move beyond a troubled past without unveiling themselves to others. The group also revealed a futuristic video for the track directed by Shynola. In the clip, a young man appears left to fend for himself amidst a treacherous and dark landscape until he happens upon another man just trying to survive as well. The video may be seen below. How to Destroy Angels are expected to tour in support of their upcoming release and will make their live debut at Coachella . Watch How to Destroy Angels’ ‘How Long?’ Video How to Destroy Angels ‘Welcome Oblivion’ Track Listing: CD: 1. ‘The Wake-Up’ 2. ‘Keep It Together’ 3. ‘And the Sky Began to Scream’ 4. ‘Welcome Oblivion’ 5. ‘Ice Age’ 6. ‘On the Wing’ 7. ‘Too Late, All Gone’ 8. ‘How Long?’ 9. ‘Strings and Attractors’ 10. ‘We Fade Away’ 11. ‘Recursive Self-Improvement’ 12. ‘The Loop Closes’ 13. ‘Hallowed Ground’ Vinyl: 1. ‘The Wake-Up’ 2. ‘Keep It Together’ 3. ‘And the Sky Began to Scream’ 4. ‘Ice Age’ 5. ‘Welcome Oblivion’ 6. ‘On the Wing’ 7. ‘Too Late, All Gone’ 8. ‘The Province of Fear’ 9. ‘How Long?’ 10. ‘Strings and Attractors’ 11. ‘Recursive Self-Improvement’ 12. ‘Unintended Consequences’ 13. ‘We Fade Away’ 14. ‘The Loop Closes’ 15. ‘Hallowed Ground’ [button href=”” title=”Next: Trent Reznor Offers Insight Into How to Destroy Angels” align=”center”]

How to Destroy Angels To Release Debut Album ‘Welcome Oblivion’ in March

Facebook: How to Destroy Angels After teasing fans in recent years with a pair of EPs,  How to Destroy Angels have revealed their plans for their first full-length album. The group, featuring Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor , revealed in a posting at their website that the new disc, titled ‘Welcome Oblivion,’ is expected on March 5. While that was all that was revealed about the long-anticipated album, the group has dug a little deeper into 2012′s ‘ An Omen ‘ EP, with a trippy new video for the track ‘The Loop Closes.’ Just as the song is filled with all sorts of digital blips and bleeps, the accompanying video offers something visually similar, with quick cutting and often blurred or mangled images of animals, natural disasters, eyeballs, human limbs and even the shadowy faces of the band’s members. The video can be seen below. The clip follows the band’s more story-driven video for ‘ Ice Age ,’ which arrived last fall. That promo found the band members in a remote cabin, with singer Mariqueen Maandig looking out the window as the climate began to shift into something similar to the song’s title. Speaking about How to Destroy Angels last year, Trent Reznor explained, “We’ve just been chipping away at this thing, and it’s been a nice pressure release valve really to have something to dump this energy into that doesn’t fit the other containers. It’s been fun.” Watch How to Destroy Angels’ ‘The Loop Closes’ Video [button href=”” title=”Next: Watch How to Destroy Angels’ ‘Keep It Together’ Video” align=”center”]

Trent Reznor To Unleash New Nine Inch Nails Songs on Hits Collection Prior to Next Album

Michael Buckner, Getty Images It’s always difficult to predict the next move of Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor . Along with his legendary industrial group, Reznor’s discography includes making music with his wife for How to Destroy Angels and creating original scores for feature films. Now, Reznor has officially announced that he is planning to release new Nine Inch Nails songs on an upcoming best-of compilation. In a new feature on Reznor,  New Yorker  magazine [via Spin ] reports the following: ”In 2014, Interscope Records will release an edition of the band’s greatest hits, to which Reznor intends to contribute two new songs. Then he plans to write music for a new record.” In the same article, Reznor talks about his new partnership with hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre and his ‘Beats’ brand. It’s revealed that Reznor has been developing a music streaming project, tentatively titled ‘Daisy.’ The platform aims to help users sort through songs in a way that differentiates it from services like Spotify. “‘Here’s 16 million licensed pieces of music,’ they’ve said, but you’re not stumbling into anything,” says Reznor of the other platforms. “What’s missing is a system that adds a layer of intelligent curation . . . As great as it is to have all this information bombarding you, there’s a real value in trusted filters. It’s like having your own guy when you go into the record store, who knows what you like but can also point you down some paths you wouldn’t necessarily have encountered.” Stay tuned for more news on Reznor and his multitude of projects as news breaks. [button href=”” title=”Listen to How to Destroy Angels’ ‘An Omen’ EP in Full” align=”center”]

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Daily Reload: Korn, Soundgarden, Deftones + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire There’s two big additions for Korn today, as Brian “Head” Welch is returning for two shows and guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer is responsible for the other — a newborn son . [ Loudwire ] Soundgarden serve up a sneak peek of their new video, ‘Been Away Too Long.’ [ Loudwire ] It’s less than a week away, but you can hear the new Deftones album ‘Koi No Yokan’ streaming online. [ Loudwire ] Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker was laid to rest in front of family and friends Thursday. [ Loudwire ] Calling Trent Reznor fans! How to Destroy Angels are streaming their new ‘An Omen’ EP. [ Loudwire ] What’s your favorite EP or single artwork from Metallica ? Check this out. [ Ultimate Metallica ] Are you ready for another rock supergroup? Get the details on S.U.N. (Something Unto Nothing) and their debut disc. [ Rock Music Report ] Bruce Springsteen left New Jersey governor and big time “Boss” fan Chris Christie a little teary-eyed after a recent meeting. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] Jon Bon Jovi ‘s heading back to the big screen … with movie music … for the upcoming film, ‘Stand Up Guys.’ [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] How are you handling the gas shortage? Here’s five songs to help you cope. [ ]