Year Zero

  1. Music Marketing, Alternative Reality Collide At Conference

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The afternoon sessions of the Bandwidth Conference focused on the future, as some panelists attempted to look into a crystal ball and others described using a vision of a dystopian future to promote a Nine Inch Nails album. The two-day music and t ...

  2. NIN Remix Site Lifts Off

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Nine Inch Nails remix site is live, in beta mode. After Universal Music Group declined to host the site over copyright concerns, Trent Reznor decided to host it himself. The remix site is "the first element of the new nin.com that will be ...

  3. Post-Interscope, Reznor Focusing On New Album

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The future of Nine Inch Nails is now completely in the hands of frontman Trent Reznor following the Oct. 7 expiration of the band's contract with Interscope, for which it had recorded since 1994. Reznor made the announcement yesterday on NIN& ...

  4. Nine Inch Nails Celebrates Free Agent Status

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails have fulfilled their contract with Interscope and are now free agents, according to a post on the band's Web site. The group had recorded for the label since 1994; prior to that, it was signed to TVT. "I ...

  5. Reznor To Fans: Steal Music

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In response to high CD prices, Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor offered advice to his Australian fans while performing at a Sydney concert in this YouTube video . "Steal it. Steal away. Give it to your friends," said Reznor. The s ...

  6. NIN's Reznor Continues Label Tirade

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor continues his tirade against record labels for overpricing his album in Australia in this Herald Sun interview , calling labels "thieves" and barring label reps from attending his show for free. &quo ...

  7. Reznor Sounds Off On Pricing, UMG

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor sounds off on music pricing and packaging on his blog . He particularly rails against the pricing of the new "Year Zero" album in Australia, where is it selling for the equivalent of almost US$30. " ...

  8. NIN Continues Digital Strategy With User-based Remixes

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails relied heavily on a digital marketing strategy to set-up the band's latest album Year Zero, a strategy which continues even after its April 17 street date. The band April 26 placed three news tracks on its Web site in multitra ...

  9. Review: Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Year Zero’

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails: "Year Zero" Producers: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Nothing/Interscope Release Date: April 17 The audio component of the dystopian back story that frames the record and its attendant Web angle/ publicity stunt, "Year ...