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Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN and stylized as NIN, is an American industrial rock band formed in Cleveland in 1988. Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Trent Reznor was the only permanent member of the band until his frequent collaborator, Atticus Ross, joined in 2016. The band's debut album, Pretty Hate Machine (1989), was released via TVT Records. After disagreeing with TVT about how to promote the album, the band signed with Interscope Records and released the EP Broken (1992). The following albums, The Downward Spiral (1994) and The Fragile (1999), were released to critical acclaim and commercial success.

Following a hiatus, Nine Inch Nails resumed touring in 2005 and released the album With Teeth (2005). Following the release of the album Year Zero (2007), the band left Interscope after a feud. Nine Inch Nails continued touring and independently released Ghosts I–IV (2008) and The Slip (2008) before a second hiatus. Their eighth album, Hesitation Marks (2013), was followed by a trilogy which consisted of the EPs Not the Actual Events (2016) and Add Violence (2017) and their ninth album Bad Witch (2018). In 2020, Nine Inch Nails simultaneously released two further installments in the Ghosts series: Ghosts V: Together and Ghosts VI: Locusts.

When touring, Reznor typically assembles a live band to perform with him under the Nine Inch Nails name. This live band has varied over the decades, with various members leaving and returning; the most recent lineup consists of Robin Finck (who initially joined in 1994), Alessandro Cortini (who initially joined in 2005), and Ilan Rubin (who initially joined in 2009) alongside Reznor and Ross. The band's concerts are noted for their extensive use of thematic visual elements, complex special effects, and elaborate lighting. Songs are often rearranged to fit any given performance, and melodies or lyrics of songs that are not scheduled to be performed are sometimes assimilated into other songs.

Nine Inch Nails have sold over 20 million records and been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning for the songs "Wish" in 1992 and "Happiness in Slavery" in 1996. Time magazine named Reznor one of its most influential people in 1997, while Spin magazine has described him as "the most vital artist in music". In 2004, Rolling Stone placed Nine Inch Nails at No. 94 on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. Nine Inch Nails were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2020, after being nominated in 2014 (their first year of eligibility) and again in 2015.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1989Pretty Hate MachineNine Inch Nails2.728
1994The Downward SpiralNine Inch Nails3.2536
1999The FragileNine Inch Nails2.918
2005With TeethNine Inch Nails2.6517
2007Year ZeroNine Inch Nails2.6512
2008Ghosts I–IVNine Inch Nails2.411
2008The SlipNine Inch Nails2.457
2013Hesitation MarksNine Inch Nails2.2515
2018Bad WitchNine Inch Nails2.25
2020Ghosts V: TogetherNine Inch Nails3.51
2020Ghosts VI: LocustsNine Inch Nails3.651

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2010The Downward Spiral / With TeethNine Inch Nails1
2015Halo I–IVNine Inch Nails1
2020Ghosts V–VINine Inch Nails1

Album + Compilation + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1997ClosureNine Inch Nails43

Album + Soundtrack

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1996QuakeTrent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails1.68

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2002And All That Could Have BeenNine Inch Nails2.0515
2007Live: Beside You in TimeNine Inch Nails44

Album + Remix

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1995Further Down the SpiralNine Inch Nails1.8513
2000Things Falling ApartNine Inch Nails1.8510
2007Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3DИ1И31ИCHИ41L51.48
2016The Fragile: Deviations 1Nine Inch Nails42

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1989Down in ItNine Inch Nails2.55
1990Head Like a HoleNine Inch Nails4.58
1990SinNine Inch Nails2.656
1994March of the PigsNine Inch Nails3.859
1994CloserNine Inch Nails412
1996The Perfect DrugNine Inch Nails39
1999The Day the World Went AwayNine Inch Nails55
1999We’re in This TogetherNine Inch Nails38
1999Into the VoidNine Inch Nails2
2005The Hand That FeedsNine Inch Nails314
2005OnlyNine Inch Nails6
2006Every Day Is Exactly the SameNine Inch Nails3.658
2007SurvivalismNine Inch Nails7
2007Capital GNine Inch Nails6
2008DisciplineNine Inch Nails1
2008EchoplexNine Inch Nails1
2013Came Back HauntedNine Inch Nails2
2013Copy of ANine Inch Nails2
2013EverythingNine Inch Nails3
2017Less ThanNine Inch Nails1
2018God Break Down the DoorNine Inch Nails11
2021ISN’T EVERYONEHEALTH + Nine Inch Nails3.52

Single + Soundtrack

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2001DeepNine Inch Nails32

Single + Remix

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2005Perfect Drug / One Chill RemixesNine Inch Nails / Dub War2
2012Survivalism (deadmau5 remix)Nine Inch Nails2

EP

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992BrokenNine Inch Nails2.518
2002StillNine Inch Nails32
2008Lights in the Sky: Over North America 2008 Tour SamplerNine Inch Nails1
2009NIN|JA 2009 Tour SamplerNine Inch Nails / Jane’s Addiction / Street Sweeper Social Club1.551
2016Not the Actual EventsNine Inch Nails1.854
2017Add ViolenceNine Inch Nails1.855

EP + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2013Live 2013Nine Inch Nails1

EP + Remix

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992FixedNine Inch Nails1.410
2014Seed EightNine Inch Nails1
2014RecoiledCoil / Nine Inch Nails56

Broadcast + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1994Woodstock ’94Nine Inch Nails38

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