Posts Tagged ‘Nine Inch Nails’

ToDo ToDay: The Hotelier, Nine Inch Nails, and Orrin Star

Home, Like Noplace Is There, the second album from the Hotelier, drips with desperation. Over nine tracks, the Worcester, Mass., band formerly known as the Hotel Year touches on suicide, drug abuse, and depression; vocalist Christian Holden sounds like he’s close to sobbing more than once. Lyrically, Holden keeps his subjects vague; he could be [...]

Photos: Nine Inch Nails @ Verizon Center

I first saw Nine Inch Nails in a 1,500-capacity club in New York City in 1991, and was blown away by the intensity. Modern-day Nine Inch Nails hasn't changed in that respect. On Friday night, lead singer Trent Reznor brought his band to a full Verizon Center—armed with The Who bassist Pino Palladino no less—and proved [...]

Arts Roundup: NIN Edition

The Smithsonian opens up a discussion about black women's hair and identity. [Post]
Audition for a prisoner-written play this weekend. [DCist]
Chaka Khan cancels her Capital Jazz Fest appearance. [Post]
Nine Inch Nails announces a new song and a D.C. tour date. [Post]

Photos: NIN|JA @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

Nine Inch Nails (above, Trent Reznor sweating a lot) and Jane's Addiction played to a large, enthusiastic crowd on Tuesday, despite crazy thunderstorms and hail just before the show's start time. After the jump, some images from this very visually appealing show. Full gallery here.

Deleted Scenes Play Black Cat Mainstage Saturday/Release Cassingle

In celebration of Deleted Scenes' first headlining gig on the Black Cat's mainstage or, possibly, just to give you some added incentive to show up, the band has assembled 200 limited-edition cassingles that will be available at the show.
I realize that there's a generational divide here, that some of you may have come of [...]