Nine Inch Nails

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    The Best Concerts I Saw in Arizona in 2013

    I'm sure you're burnt out on reading best of 2013 lists by now, but taking an extra two weeks to wrap up the best shows of the year list was productive. For one, it's tough to compare a small, intimate show like Jimmy Eat World's mini-Arizona tour against massive productions employed by the likes of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Top 9 Metal Shows in Phoenix This November

    It can be easy to miss unless you're looking for it, but there's a lot of metal in the Valley, locals and touring acts alike. That's why we're looking for it. Here's a list of nine shows--the 10th was Thursday's Testament/Killswitch Engage/Lamb of God/Huntress bonanza--you must see this month, as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    You've got less than a month of shopping days until you think about doing Black Friday for a minute and then just decide to go closer to Christmas instead. In the meantime, consider giving yourself the gift of any of these five must-see Phoenix shows.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Will Nine Inch Nails' New Music Really Be F***ing Great?

    It's rare that musicians or other people in the public eye actually admit they've been lying--unless they're found out, Tiger Woods-style--but Trent Reznor is excited about his own "betrayal" of Nine Inch Nails fans. I guess the lie is okay when the truth stuns and excites millions of fans, right? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2013

    Marshstepper, Sewn Leather, Jock Club - The Marsh - 5/10/2013

    The Marsh is a house venue whose main room's dimensions I estimate to be around 16 x 20. In this room, there is an alcove where some lights that change color are installed. There is a fog machine somewhere that, in conjunction with the lights, is intermittently successful in creating the illusion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    The 17 Most Anticipated Metal Albums of 2013

    I'm almost a little bummed that the world didn't end on December 21. No War of the Worlds or 2012 scenes became a reality, although I was so sure that the only reason gas prices were down was because all the rich people were holed up in their submarines, burrowed into the Alps like a goddamn modern- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Did Death Grips Shoot Themselves in the Foot by Leaking Their Album?

    Following the disintegration of electroclash hardcore hip-hop outfit Death Grip's relationship with their label, Epic Records, has been as drama-filled as a reality TV show. It seems to have started when Epic pushed back the due date for a follow-up to their debut, The Money Store, so Death Grips ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Club Candids: Doom Disco at Sanctum

    See also: Tommy "LSDJ" Suftko on the Relevance of Industrial Music See also: ///She/// on DJing at Sadisco, Picking Out Tracks, and Nearly Getting Shot By the Cops See also: DJ Apollynon Rocks Rivethead Sounds, But He Held a Sparkly Flag Aloft During the '96 Super Bowl Halftime ShowThe cathedral-lik ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2012
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    January 26, 2012
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    November 21, 2011

    As the Stop Online Piracy Act Hits Capitol Hill, Here Are Five Major Artists That Support Online Music Piracy

    ​No matter your stance on piracy, you have to admit it's pretty freakin' sweet that, at any given time, you can hop on the web and get free art. Even if it is illegal. Of course, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is out to change all of that. Introduced to the House of Representatives in late ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Our Favorite Non-Metal Horror Soundtracks

    Don't mess with Huey Lewis fans...​In recent years, horror flicks and metal have enjoyed a loving relationship. Metalheads love horror, and the feeling is mutual. (Where did we put that copy of The Blair Witch 2 soundtrack?) Obviously many metal musicians truly enjoy sci-fi, monster and horror ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Ellie Elmore, What Are You Listening To?

    Ellie Elmore: The interior designer and Zumba fitness instructor. Teaches at Diverse Elements Dance Studio in Phoenix Monday nights. For more information on her classes, go here.  When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Lately, 97.5-FM ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Lollapalooza: "It Was 20 Years Ago Today..."

    ​It's kind of hard to imagine that Lallapalooza is 20 years-old. I wasn't in attendance in 1991, but the event still feels like a cultural touchstone for me (due in no small part to the "Homerpalooza" episode of The Simpsons, which introduced me to Sonic Youth, and cemented my growing love for The ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011
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    March 8, 2011

    Lady Gaga Flying Solo on New Album

    ​Lady Gaga's upcoming album Born This Way will not feature any other artists whatsoever, according to MTV News.Gaga says she wants to stand on her own two feet this time around, although many people think it's safe to jokingly say that she practically collaborated with Madonna on the hit single "B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Yeasayer Drop a Live Album; You Pick the Price

    ​Yeasayer's new album Live at Ancienne Belgique was released on Christmas, according to Pitchfork.The concert, which was recorded on October 28, 2010 in Brussels, has been released as a 13-track live album that is available for download on the band's website.As a Christmas treat from the band, fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Vikki Vaughn of Xplicit Showclub

    Benjamin LeathermanClick "More" for an undistorted peek. ​Welcome to Stripper Songs, a weekly feature that proves not all Phoenix strippers bump and grind to Warrant's "Cherry Pie" of Flo Rida's "Low."This weeks ecdysiast (that word sounds extra dirty, right?) is diminiuative dame Vikki Vaughn, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    You Asked For It: American Gods

    ​Band: American Gods, a Phoenix hard rock/metal/industrial twosome with a sense of humor. Record: EC-10, which is either a very long 8-song EP or a very short 8 song LP. Basics: The band claims Fear Factory, Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie, and KMFDM as influences and you'll hear plenty of that here ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009
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    August 12, 2009

    Woodstock '94 Started 15 Years Ago Today

    Fifteen years ago today, Generation X arguably reached it's zenith, as Woodstock '94 began in Saugerties, New York.Upstate locals 3 kicked things off on a Friday that also saw Blues Traveler, Collective Soul, Ice T, Live and The Violent Femmes. Tomorrow, August 13, was when the big guns of the day c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Reznor Rants about Twitter, Eminem v. Mariah Carey, Big Boi Signs With Def Jam

    Rolling Stone: Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor Explains Why He Left Twitter Rolling Stone: Eminem Issues "Warning" to Mariah Carey With New Dis Track Rolling Stone: All Points West's Acts to Watch Pitchfork: The King Khan & BBQ Show Announce New Album in Typically Wacky Fashion Pitchfork: Big Boi Upda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Other People's Blogs: Breakfast at Sulimays, FOB on "Today" and "Twilight" Star Goes Metal

    Electric Mustache: Breakfast at Sulimays 21Idolator: Fall Out Boy Bring Some Much-Needed Professionalism To "Today"NME: Nine Inch Nails fans raise thousands for heart transplantRolling Stone: "Twilight" Star Jackson Rathbone Signs On For Black Metal Flick

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
  • Music

    May 14, 2009
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    May 7, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails/Jane's Addiction Tour Conquers the Internet

    NIN/JA, get it? Nine Inch Nails and Jane's AddicitonA funny thing happened while scouring the interwebs today: a ton of noise is being made about the forthcoming Nine Inch Nails/Jane's Addiction tour that rolls through Phoenix on May 15. Three different sites I looked at all had a different story ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    May 7 In Blogs: Eyes Set to Kill, NIN, Travel Channel, Dave Matthews Band and More

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio Fanboy/Neo-Nazi "Vito Lombardi" Is Thomas Vito Coletto, Alleged Columbine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    The Sun Sessions: Bright Eyes, "Tourist Trap"

    Jonathan McNamaraZachary James Dodds plays the New Times courtyard. Conor Oberst -- who is Bright Eyes in the way that Trent Reznor is Nine Inch Nails -- comes to the Marquee tonight. To mark the occasion we enlisted local singer-songwriter Zachary James Dodds to play a song from Conor's immense ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Just Announced: Nine Inch Nails, The Atomic Punks, Magnolia Electric Co.

    Not too many acts have as streaky a career as Nine Inch Nails. One tour they're playing the Marquee, the next they're headlining at Cricket Wireless Pavilion with Jane's Addiction, as they will in May. The bands are joined by Tom Morello's new band Street Sweeper. That show is just one of the big co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction Coming to Cricket on May 15

    Wikimedia Commons The über-moody Trent Reznor. Nine Inch Nails will supposedly be making their final appearance in the Valley for the foreseeable future on Friday, May 15, at Cricket Wireless Pavillion. I say "supposedly" because of the following: A). The date hasn't been confirmed by the ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    NIN Prove Radiohead was Right: FREE SELLS

    Amazon just announced their list of the Bestselling Albums of 2008 on their MP3 digital service. At first glance you might not think much of the list: Coldplay, Death Cab For Cutie, 3 Doors Down, Beck, and Radiohead are all near the top of the list. What is remarkable and noteworthy is the #1 sp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008

    No-Holds Bard

    P.O.’d poet has some stuff he wants to get off his chest

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Attitude Adjusting

    Playing "straight to the middle"

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Adrian Belew

    A guitar runs through it

  • Culture

    September 14, 2006

    Bone Daddy

    A million little pieces

  • Music

    August 3, 2006


    (Nuerra Records)

  • Music

    March 9, 2006


    Double the fun

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Pop Rocks

    Ten albums that'll snap and fizz in your ear buds all winter long

  • Music

    October 6, 2005
  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    The Rules

    Musical taste reveals more than you think

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Anger Machine

    Trent Reznor channels his rage into strong new songs

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Mixing It Up

    Variety is the spice of Coachella

  • Music

    May 5, 2005


    Dark, loud, and post-you-name-it

  • Music

    March 24, 2005

    A quick music roundup

    Coachella lowdown, plus new local showcase

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    A Perfect Circle


  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    A Cut Above

    Saw is cinematic carnage of the highest order

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Tool of the Trade

    A Perfect Circle tries to prove that its popularity is because of much more than just Maynard Keenan's pretty face

  • Music

    August 6, 1998

    Garbage In, Garbage Out

    While radio rethinks its support for electronica, Sipping Soma emerges with electronic music that's instantly hummable

  • Music

    November 2, 1995

    Achtung, Baby!

    The guiterrorists in Germany's KMFDM "rip the system" with gallows humor and high-tech aggression

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    October 26, 1995
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