Trent Reznor

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden are better than ever, especially live

    It would be easy to dismiss a show like this as something aging fans of '90s alternative rock take their kids to. But Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden still have plenty of intellect and challenging music. And opener Oneohtrix Point Never, an experimental electronic and ambient artist, likely challeng ... More >>

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    March 18, 2014

    Nine Inch Nails, KISS, Def Leppard and more have all announced Denver shows

    Trent Reznor and pals will play betwixt the monoliths in Morrison in July with grunge hero Soundgarden. Red Rocks's summer calendar continues to fill out -- Daughtry, Goo Goo Dolls and Blues Traveler also announced shows there this week. The rest of the concert calendar updates follow.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    From Trent Reznor to Marilyn Manson, ten famous musicians before they were stars

    By Jermaine Charles All performers, no matter who they are or how talented they may be, had a time before they were famous when they were still coming into their own. For some, that time can be awkward or even cringe-inducing to reflect on, while for others, the progression seems more natural. Take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE @ RED ROCKS | THURS, 8/15/13 A six-year hiatus hasn't made Queens of the Stone Age forget its roots. The earnest full-length album ...Like Clockwork, released earlier this year, is a long-awaited return to the spotlight, and it proves that the band hasn't lost its flair for ' ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    How to Destroy Angels at Paramount, 4/21/13

    HOW TO DESTROY ANGELS @ PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 4/21/13 If you came into the Paramount Theatre last night halfway through How to Destroy Angels' first show in Denver, don't worry: It was the same as the first half. Trent Reznor's new post-industrial-electro-goth-whatever project, expertly executed and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The twelve best concerts in Denver this weekend

    LUCERO @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | THURS, 4/18/13 Outside of perhaps the Hold Steady -- which shares a proclivity for Bruce Springsteen -- nobody plays straight-up rock these days as convincingly as Lucero. Led by Ben Nichols's gravelly croak, Lucero borrows liberally from the Boss and Lynyrd Skynyrd on so ... More >>

  • Music

    April 18, 2013

    How to Destroy Angels

    Sunday, April 21, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    The misappropriation of country music

    Country music used to have its own distinct identity, one that was tied to rich traditions of lonesome country roads, hard work, low pay and drinking. These days it's a black hole of insipidity. Following the Grammys, the Lumineers and Mumford & Sons are now reportedly making inroads on country radi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Fort Collins rapper Epoch When offers some lyrical insight into his GRIM state of mind

    It's almost a shame when people as talented as Epoch When (aka Alex Koutsoukos) make an album as unflinchingly introspective as GRIM because it's almost certain to not get as much attention as it deserves, which is a lot. His lyrics, which tend to be dense and challenging, are consistently interesti ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Reverb and the Verse

    D.E.P.T.H. C.H.A.R.G.E.S

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    October 28, 2010

    Technicolor Skies


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    October 8, 2010

    Bad Religion, Shad and Eels fill our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    It's 2010, and some members of the music industry still have no clue

    ​This magical Internet machine has been up and running for a while now, transmitting music from the ether to our ears using a mix of faerie dust and marketing panache. It seems, however, that there is still a decisive split on what this new mystery machine means for the future of music. You' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Elvis's autopsy tools and five more of the grisliest celebrity death souvenirs

    ​Today is the anniversary of Elvis's death in 1977, and last week, an auction of possibly the most gruesome memorabilia of all time was planned to capitalize on the King's untimely demise. The very same autopsy/embalming tools used to prep the King's final appearance, plus the toe tag identify ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    How to Destroy Angels, Ariel Pink and more give us some free sounds

    In the last few days we've been assaulted with tons of freeloader stuff, from singles to album previews to full blown EPs. Needless to say, we've had a hard time keeping up with it all, which is why we've decided to just gather up a few of our favorites in one post. The above clip is from Trent Rezn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Trent Reznor reveals his post-NIN project

    ​Trent Reznor has revealed How to Destroy Angels, his first post-Nine Inch Nails project. It's a collaboration with his wife, Mariqueen Maandig, formerly the frontwoman of West Indian Girl and it was mixed by Alan Moulder, a name familiar to industrial fans. So what does it sound like?

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    March 4, 2010
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    September 15, 2009

    The Fray files suit against former manager

    ​From Bill Joel to Trent Reznor, it's a well-worn story line: a seemingly shrewd business manager attempts to hoodwink young musicians under his charge, taking advantage of their inexperience and naivety for his gain, and getting away with it before they really know any better or realize what's ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Last Night: Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails at Fiddler's Green

    NIN photo by Aaron ThackerayJane's Addiction & Nine Inch NailsTuesday, May 26, 2009 Fiddler's Green AmphitheatreBetter Than: Seeing Dave Navarro hanging out with porn stars. Near the end of Nine Inch Nail's set, frontman Trent Reznor said this current outing with Jane's Addiction would be NIN's ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009

    Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails

    Tuesday, May 26, Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    The Best of the Blogs, September 10 edition

    Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor. Welcome to a new Latest Word feature: The Best of the Blogs. As the latest edition of Westword is hitting the streets and the web, we wanted to provide an easy way for you to catch up with the top bloggery from the past week. And here it is. At Backbeat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Live Review: Nine Inch Nails, Deerhunter at Red Rocks

    Photo: Aaron Thackeray Deerhunter. Nine Inch Nails/Deerhunter Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better Than: The last time I saw NIN, when I was in the nosebleeds at the Pepsi Center and could barely hear. I arrived at Red Rocks last night under threatening skies (would any other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    Last Night...Wolf Eyes and Aenka @ hi-dive

    Photos by Chris Velarde Wolf Eyes and Aenka Tuesday, June 25, 2008 Hi-Dive Better Than: Soft-rock Wolf Eyes are hard to describe without superlatives. They’re one of the loudest, heaviest, most intense onstage and most approachable offstage bands out there. Phrases like “from the primordial oo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    Nine Inch Nails Truly Joins the Free Download Revolution

    In a recent Playlist review, I complained about the frequency with which music-scene observers equated the Nine Inch Nails set Ghosts I-IV with Radiohead's In Rainbows during discussions about major artists releasing material for free or at radically reduced rates online -- my point being that Ghost ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    Nine Inch Nails

    Ghosts I-IV
    Halo Twenty Six

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    On the Download

    The best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Nine Inch Nails

    Year Zero

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    March 22, 2007


    I'll Sleep When You're Dead
    Definitive Jux

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    The Crüxshadows

    Sunday, January 28, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    September 28, 2006


    Friday, September 29, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    The All Hamerican Pig Show

    Wednesday, July 5, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Revolting Cocks

    Friday, May 12, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Band of Brothers

    With Our Album Year, the Meese might inherit the earth.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Pop Rocks

    Ten albums that will snap and fizz in your earbuds all winter long.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    The Radiators

    Thursday, December 15, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399; Friday, December 16, and Saturday, December 17, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Anger Management

    Trent Reznor seems a little less disturbed on his latest effort.

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Nine Inch Nails

    [With_Teeth] (Nothing/Interscope)

  • Music

    May 27, 2004


    Louden Up Now (Touch and Go)

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Nine Inch Nails

    And All That Could Have Been (Nothing)

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Limp Bizkit

    Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (Interscope)

  • Film

    October 14, 1999

    Revenge of the Nerds

    Fight Club dukes it out with the disaffected, nihilistic side of the American male. Yawn. Been there, done that.

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Wink, Wink

    Contrary to popular belief, there's more than one Josh Wink.

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    October 25, 1995
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    October 11, 1995
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    October 19, 1994



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