Tag Archives: NIN

Marketing Music

I’ve been following what Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails has to say on subjects very close to my heart. He has found ways to circumvent the traditional avenues to market in the music industry. But more interestingly, this same business model can be applied to almost anything. Here’s what he has to say: “I posted a message on Twitter yesterday stating I thought The Beastie Boys and TopSpin Media “got it right” regarding how to sell music in this day and age. Here’s a link to their store: [illcommunication.beastieboys.com] Shortly thereafter, I got some responses from people stating the […]

NIN/JA – London, O2, July 2009

I don’t think anyone was expecting the sort of performance we were treated with last night. 20,000 + people at the London O2 came to see Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails and what we got was arguably the best performances out of both bands with a surprise appearance by Gary Numan! Amazing atmosphere in the dome and both bands picked up on the vibe. With what is said to be NIN’s last tour for a while, Trent was clearly pulling out the moves and launching gear around the stage.   Gary Numan was called up to the podium to […]

Sonisphere 09

Update: Sonisphere 2010 review here The two-day music festival at the stately Knebworth house gardens came to a close yesterday with Metallica headlining the Sunday night. Sonisphere 09 was the first of what is said to be an annual event with this years lineup being very metal orientated. The organisers are adamant that it’s a “rock” festival and not a “metal” festival however, rumours have emerged that Iron Maiden are booked for next year. Saturday’s line up featured the likes of Anthrax, Heaven and Hell, and Bullet for my Valentine. Rain seemed to dampen the Sonisphere vibe a bit on […]