History NightmareFuel / NineInchNails

16th May '16 10:09:54 AM HWB
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* Sometimes when performing of Reptile live Trent will in the middle add "Please, don't hurt me" which is followed by a horrific crying scream, the most scariest example would have to be the one from "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ-w0TAE-mQ Woodstock 94 performance]], where it sounds like Trent is genuinelly miserable screaming. Chilling. (4:33)

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* Sometimes when performing of Reptile live Trent will in the middle add "Please, don't hurt me" which is followed by a horrific crying scream, the most scariest example would have to be the one from "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ-w0TAE-mQ Woodstock 94 performance]], where it sounds like Trent is genuinelly miserable screaming. Chilling. (4:33)
16th May '16 10:09:34 AM HWB
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* Sometimes when performing of Reptile live Trent will in the middle add "Please, don't hurt me" which is followed by a horrific crying scream, the most scariest example would have to be the one from "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ-w0TAE-mQ Woodstock 94 performance]], where it sounds like Trent is genuinelly miserable screaming. Chilling. (4:33)
1st Apr '16 8:37:02 PM aye_amber
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* The concept behind the ''Music/YearZero'' album and [AlternateRealityGame ARG]]: Brutal, fascist American theocracy following biological terrorism, a drug-enhanced fanatical military, drugs in the water supply to subdue the populace and increasingly frequent mind-numbing visions of ghostly, god-like hands descending from the sky known as "The Presence." "Proof" found via scrambled messages from the future scattered across websites and audio and video found on USB keys discovered at concert venues.

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* The concept behind the ''Music/YearZero'' album and [AlternateRealityGame [[AlternateRealityGame ARG]]: Brutal, fascist American theocracy following biological terrorism, a drug-enhanced fanatical military, drugs in the water supply to subdue the populace and increasingly frequent mind-numbing visions of ghostly, god-like hands descending from the sky known as "The Presence." "Proof" found via scrambled messages from the future scattered across websites and audio and video found on USB keys discovered at concert venues.
1st Apr '16 8:36:42 PM aye_amber
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* The concept behind the ''Music/YearZero'' album and {{ARG}}: Brutal, fascist American theocracy following biological terrorism, a drug-enhanced fanatical military, drugs in the water supply to subdue the populace and increasingly frequent mind-numbing visions of ghostly, god-like hands descending from the sky known as "The Presence." "Proof" found via scrambled messages from the future scattered across websites and audio and video found on USB keys discovered at concert venues.

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* The concept behind the ''Music/YearZero'' album and {{ARG}}: [AlternateRealityGame ARG]]: Brutal, fascist American theocracy following biological terrorism, a drug-enhanced fanatical military, drugs in the water supply to subdue the populace and increasingly frequent mind-numbing visions of ghostly, god-like hands descending from the sky known as "The Presence." "Proof" found via scrambled messages from the future scattered across websites and audio and video found on USB keys discovered at concert venues.
1st Apr '16 8:35:07 PM aye_amber
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* While "Closer" is deeply unsettling, the best example of their (his?) work is "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFwXoyjU2E Deep]]," in which lead singer Trent Reznor drives around in his car, looking like one of the Uruk-Hai creatures from Literature/LordOfTheRings, due to the fact that he had stolen a valuable safe, and was sprayed with a toxic dye that won't come out.

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* While "Closer" is deeply unsettling, the best example of their (his?) work is "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFwXoyjU2E Deep]]," in which lead singer Trent Reznor drives around in his car, looking like one of the Uruk-Hai creatures from Literature/LordOfTheRings, Literature/TheLordOfTheRings, due to the fact that he had stolen a valuable safe, and was sprayed with a toxic dye that won't come out.
25th Feb '16 7:46:06 PM hamza678
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** By extension, "Underneath it All", the ambiguous penultimate song of The Fragile. The erratic electronics, the vocals rising in volume as it goes on, the sheer despair of the lyrics that emphasize on the idea the above troper made note of...chills. [[MadnessMantra ALL I DO, I CAN STILL FEEL YOU...]]
* Let's be honest here- pretty much the entirety of ''Music/TheDownwardSpiral'' is this. From the opening THX1138 samples to the noisy, droning LastNoteNightmare at the end of "Hurt" (which brings to mind flatlining ECG). Even the MoodWhiplash of "A Warm Place" manages to count, in a NothingIsScarier sorta way (it's the soundtrack to the point in the album's plot where the protagonist realizes how hopelessly fucked up he is, after all). What would you expect, from a ConceptAlbum about a character's self-destruction, descent into insanity and eventual suicide?

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** By extension, "Underneath it All", the ambiguous penultimate song of The Fragile. The erratic electronics, the vocals rising in volume as it goes on, the sheer despair of the lyrics that emphasize on the idea the above troper made note of...chills. [[MadnessMantra ALL I DO, I CAN STILL FEEL YOU...]]
* Let's be honest here- pretty much the entirety of ''Music/TheDownwardSpiral'' is this. From the opening THX1138 ''Film/THX1138'' samples to the noisy, droning LastNoteNightmare at the end of "Hurt" (which brings to mind flatlining ECG). Even the MoodWhiplash of "A Warm Place" manages to count, in a NothingIsScarier sorta way (it's the soundtrack to the point in the album's plot where the protagonist realizes how hopelessly fucked up he is, after all). What would you expect, from a ConceptAlbum about a character's self-destruction, descent into insanity and eventual suicide?
20th Jan '16 5:46:49 PM stuffedninja
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* "Help Me I Am in Hell" has a video of a man having a meal of steak and wine '''in a room full of flies'''. One has to wonder how many flies he must've ingested while keeping such a straight face..
27th Oct '15 12:20:43 AM sharkcrap11
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** As is fellow ''The Fragile'' BSide "10 Miles High", mentioned above. Featuring the creepy "I'm getting closer..." buildup previously mentioned, then a harsh, heavy, metallic riff explosion, then more quiet creepiness, then more heavy riffing, muffled this time so it sounds distant and decaying, then finally an absolutely ''terrifying'', [[LastNoteNightmare ending with creepy processed chanting]]:
-->''[[MadnessMantra "Tear it all down, tear it all down, tear it all down..."]]''
18th Oct '15 4:20:59 PM spirasen
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* [[NightmareFuel/MusicVideos Some videos]] border the line between this and genuine horror. Notably the one for "Down in It", footage from which was [[http://www.obsolete.com/convulsion/interviews/convulse/1.5.html analyzed by the FBI as possible footage of a "gang killing" before it was revealed what it was]].
** The story of the video was later featured on ''Hard Copy'' who produced [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gV8yQc0m7g this semi-ridiculous feature]] on the story.
* While "Closer" is deeply unsettling, the best example of their (his?) work is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFwXoyjU2E "Deep"]], in which lead singer Trent Reznor drives around in his car, looking like one of the Uruk-Hai creatures from Literature/LordOfTheRings, due to the fact that he had stolen a valuable safe, and was sprayed with a toxic dye that won't come out.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWyG9TU3ltw "Happiness in Slavery."]] '''''(NSFW)''''' In case you might think of checking this one out for yourself, here's a summary: a man [[spoiler:gets naked, lies down, and allows a machine to rip off his penis and gradually chop up the rest of his body]], then [[spoiler:grind him into meat, all depicted quite graphically, though about as artistically as possible... and in black and white]]. You've been warned. The man in question? Bob Flanagan: Supermasochist. He was all over this video.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omWQzYycyJk "Starfuckers, Inc."]], a rare music video from NIN, features Trent and a typical 'Hawt Blonde Gurl' going to a filthy carnival that looks like it's taking place in the ''Deliverence'' town, featuring all sorts of celebrity TakeThat including a [[GrotesqueGallery hideously obese Music/CourtneyLove]]. The video doesn't get insanely freaky until the end, where it's all in strobe lights and Hawt Blonde Gurl shocks everyone by revealing [[spoiler: [[UnsettlingGenderReveal she's Marilyn Manson]]!]]
* The music video for ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfW0ke4bwI4 Pinion]]'', a short instrumental track, is downright unsettling. All grainy and colorless, the video starts with a creepy shot of a dirty toilet flushing, with the music lightly tapping away. As the track builds, the video pans down the pipes, getting more intense until you see [[spoiler:a leatherbound human being with his mouth against the pipe; twitching silently as he's drowned]]. Holy mother of God.
* [[http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/3586323/Nine_Inch_Nails_-__Broken__High-Quality_DVD Broken Movie, anyone?]] '''''(WARNING: NOT SAFE FOR WORK NOR YOUR SANITY)'''''
* The video for ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RN6pT3zL44 Came Back Haunted]]'' '''''(EPILEPSY WARNING)''''' was directed by DavidLynch, and it shows. The seizure inducing flashing, the constant camera shaking on the scenes showing Trent's face, the very strange looking photographs and clay models, it's exactly what one would expect out of a music video from the man who made ''Film/{{Eraserhead}}''.

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* [[NightmareFuel/MusicVideos Some videos]] border the line between this and genuine horror. Notably the one for "Down in It", It," footage from which was [[http://www.obsolete.com/convulsion/interviews/convulse/1.5.html analyzed by the FBI [[UsefulNotes/AmericanLawEnforcement FBI]] as possible footage of a "gang killing" before it was revealed what it was]].
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** The story of the video was later featured on ''Hard Copy'' who produced [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gV8yQc0m7g this semi-ridiculous feature]] on the story.
* While "Closer" is deeply unsettling, the best example of their (his?) work is [[http://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBFwXoyjU2E "Deep"]], Deep]]," in which lead singer Trent Reznor drives around in his car, looking like one of the Uruk-Hai creatures from Literature/LordOfTheRings, due to the fact that he had stolen a valuable safe, and was sprayed with a toxic dye that won't come out.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWyG9TU3ltw "Happiness "[[https://vimeo.com/3556108 Happiness in Slavery."]] Slavery]]." '''''(NSFW)''''' In case you might think of checking this one out for yourself, here's a summary: a A man [[spoiler:gets [[spoiler: gets naked, lies down, and allows a machine to rip off his penis and gradually chop up the rest of his body]], then [[spoiler:grind [[spoiler: grind him into meat, all depicted quite graphically, though about as artistically as possible... and And in black and white]]. You've been warned. The man in question? Bob Flanagan: Supermasochist. He was all over this video.
* [[http://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omWQzYycyJk "Starfuckers, Starfuckers, Inc."]], ]]," a rare music video from NIN, features Trent and a typical 'Hawt Blonde Gurl' going to a filthy carnival that looks like it's taking place in the ''Deliverence'' town, featuring all sorts of celebrity TakeThat including a [[GrotesqueGallery hideously obese Music/CourtneyLove]].Courtney Love]]. The video doesn't get insanely freaky until the end, where it's all in strobe lights and Hawt Blonde Gurl shocks everyone by revealing [[spoiler: [[UnsettlingGenderReveal she's Marilyn Manson]]!]]
* The music video for ''[[http://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfW0ke4bwI4 Pinion]]'', Pinion]]," a short instrumental track, is downright unsettling. All grainy and colorless, the video starts with a creepy shot of a dirty toilet flushing, with the music lightly tapping away. As the track builds, the video pans down the pipes, getting more intense until you see [[spoiler:a [[spoiler: a leatherbound human being with his mouth against the pipe; twitching silently as he's drowned]]. Holy mother of God.
* [[http://thepiratebay.se/torrent/3586323/Nine_Inch_Nails_-__Broken__High-Quality_DVD [[https://thepiratebay.la/torrent/3586323/Nine_Inch_Nails_-__Broken__High-Quality_DVD Broken Movie, anyone?]] '''''(WARNING: NOT SAFE FOR WORK NOR YOUR SANITY)'''''
* The video for ''[[https://www."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RN6pT3zL44 Came Back Haunted]]'' Haunted]]" '''''(EPILEPSY WARNING)''''' was directed by DavidLynch, Creator/DavidLynch, and it shows. The seizure inducing flashing, the constant camera shaking on the scenes showing Trent's face, the very strange looking photographs and clay models, it's exactly what one would expect out of a music video from the man who made ''Film/{{Eraserhead}}''.
27th Jun '15 9:55:04 PM EternalRain
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* The video for ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RN6pT3zL44 Came Back Haunted]]'' '''''(EPILEPSY WARNING)''''' was directed by DavidLynch, and it shows. The seizure inducing flashing, the constant camera shaking on the scenes showing Trent's face, the very strange looking photographs and clay models, it's exactly what one would expect out of a music video from the man who made ''Film/{{Eraserhead}}''.
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