Music: How To Destroy Angels
Ghosts in the machine. Clockwise from top left: Trent Reznor, Mariqueen Maandig Reznor, Rob Sheridan, Atticus Ross.
A Nine Inch Nails
side project formed in 2010, originally consisting of NIN frontman Trent Reznor, his vocalist wife Mariqueen, and his soundtrack-composing partner Atticus Ross. (Long-time NIN art director Rob Sheridan became a full-fledged member several years later, as well as contributing his passion for video-glitch art to the band's promo photos and stage setup.) The band named themselves
after the band Coil
's first single (and subsequent remix album) – one of whose members, Throbbing Gristle
alum Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, directed several NIN videos.
As of 2013, their recorded output consists of two self-released EP's (a self-titled 2010 debut and 2012's An omen EP_
) and 2013's full-length, Columbia-released album Welcome oblivion.
The album was followed by a brief tour...and the news that Reznor would be reforming NIN for a fall tour.
This band provides examples of: