Just two days ago, we were wondering if we were actually going to see any new Nine Inch Nails. It's now official that we'll hear new Nine Inch Nails and we won't have to wait long either.
Not The Actual Events will be released on Dec. 23.
All of the speculation started in December of 2015 when Trent Reznor tweeted that new NIN was coming, along with other stuff. His other stuff ended up including scores for a documentary on climate change Before the Flood, a short film from NASA Juno, and Patriots Day. But with just 15 days left in 2016 (I know, right?), people were starting to wonder if Reznor was actually going to deliver on his claims of new Nine Inch Nails.
New NIN coming in 2016. Other stuff, too.
— Trent Reznor (@trent_reznor) December 18, 2015
Reznor made clear that this new EP isn't going to sound like any of his other work from this year.
“It's an unfriendly, fairly impenetrable record that we needed to make,” says Reznor. “It's an EP because that ended up being the proper length to tell that story.”
And luckily for us, Not The Actual Events wasn't the only thing that was announced today by the band. It was also announced that The Fragile was going to be repressed on vinyl. This limited edition record will feature 37 instrumental, alternate and unreleased tracks, many of which have never been heard before. The Fragile came out in 1999 and made it all the way to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200.
The band is also going to release definitive editions of Broken and The Downward Spiral on vinyl as well.
Do you plan on picking these up? Let us know in the comments!
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