Earlier this week, Trent Reznor, a supposedly nice, well-adjusted man who still scares the happiness out of me, had the following to say about his former band, Nine Inch Nails, or NIИ, industrial rock’s KoЯn.
Reznor tells Rolling Stone that the band is working on new material. In an interview surrounding Black Ops 2, Reznor was asked about the likelihood of new NIN music. “All signs point to yes,” he said. Pressed further, he added, “Yeah, there will be new music. There are some things in the works.”
Those “things” could also include live performing again. “Yeah, if it feels right, it’s a possibility,” he says. “I never said that that wasn’t going to happen, just that it couldn’t go on as it was. Having a few years doing other things, I’ve enjoyed [them] and I’m enjoying doing How to Destroy Angels, and there will be a place for stuff that falls in the Nine Inch Nails column of things. It’s a different kind of work.
“Stay tuned,” he adds. “We’ll see what happens here.” (Via)
But until NIN reunites and pulverizes your mushy brain all over again, you should listen to Reznor’s menacing contribution to the Call of Duty: Black Ops II soundtrack, arguably the best video game theme since whatever the theme for Battle Toads was called. Probably “Theme from Battle Toads.” Those guys knew what they were doing.