New Nine Inch Nails line-up
2013-05-17 by Raul Stanciu STAFF | 26 Comments
Two days ago, Eric Avery announced his desire to quit from the current Nine Inch Nails line-up. He admitted it was a tough decision, but he felt overwhelmed by the number of dates continuously growing. He commented: "I really want to focus on my musical life here in L.A., on film work in particular. As the tour dates kept growing… I just got overwhelmed. I just got home from a year of heavy travel with Garbage, the idea of leaving town for another year and a half, and with all the intensity that nails demands… fortunately my friend Trent understands all this and appreciated my pulling the plug now instead of deep into 2013 and 14. Go get 'em gentlemen."

Now, Trent Reznor announced the inclusion of Robin Finck to the line-up. Finck is the only collaborator who joined Nine Inch Nails for four major tours so far (Self Destruct/Further Down The Spiral in 1994-1995, Fragile 1.0/2.0 in 1999-2000 and most recently Lights In The Sky and Wave Goodbye tours in 2008 and 2009, respectively).

This is what Trent Reznor commented regarding Finck and the new line-up: "I am proud to announce that the tour lineup now includes the incredible Robin Finck. The addition of Robin to the mix of players I've assembled makes this band incredibly powerful and versatile. We are deep in the rehearsal process and it feels exciting and great to be back at this. Lots of information, surprises and sweat headed your way. Stay tuned!"

Original post and a picture of Finck rehearsing with the band can be seen here - http://www.nin.com/
Tagged: Nine Inch Nails

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Spec
May 17th 2013
27271 Comments


Shouldn't change much.

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2013
3483 Comments


Stoked! This is the best decision, I love Finck.

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pizzamachine
May 17th 2013
12571 Comments


sounds like the right move

Sapient.
May 17th 2013
1109 Comments


good choice, Finck is a really good player and fits the music well

DinosaurJones
May 17th 2013
491 Comments


Finck is pretty awesome, so I'm pretty okay with this.

RivalSkoomaDealer
May 17th 2013
947 Comments


Lights In the Sky was still hands down one of the best shows i've ever seen.

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Acanthus
May 17th 2013
9545 Comments


Don't know if I'd notice any band member's absence other than Trent's, so pretty apathetic about this.

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Uranium
May 17th 2013
7256 Comments


trent reznor hires trent reznor

Acanthus
May 17th 2013
9545 Comments


Trent and The Reznors.



balazs
May 17th 2013
481 Comments


So the band loses a bass player, then hires another guitar player? Or what

Green Baron
May 17th 2013
20240 Comments


nin will always be Trent and some other guys.

GringoSuave89
May 17th 2013
1049 Comments


It wasn't NIN live without Finck. Glad he's back.

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Ikarus14
May 17th 2013
555 Comments


Finck is pretty good. Can't wait to see new NIN material.

TRMshadow
May 17th 2013
4982 Comments


Just finishing up Fragile when I saw this. At the very least, Fink can't hurt the band.

Wizard
May 17th 2013
19612 Comments


Shouldn't change much.

You know nothing about the Nails, do you? In fact, most of the comments in this thread reveal ignorance. Having Finck back in the fold will make a huge difference live. The guy is a unique character and in my mind, just as important to the Nails live as Reznor.

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HypedMerchant
May 17th 2013
333 Comments


"In my mind"

Acanthus
May 17th 2013
9545 Comments


@Wiz - Never seen them live, doubt I ever will; I do admire your passion for the group however.

Ire
May 17th 2013
41822 Comments


finck n belew wag

FadedSun
May 17th 2013
1304 Comments


I never even thought of Nine Inch Nails having a full band besides Trent. Faceless musicians, sadly.

YouGotLucky
May 17th 2013
946 Comments


Isn't it reznor's birthday today how old is that guy?

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2013
3483 Comments


It's on May 7 I believe. Anyway, he's 48 now.

Regulator
May 18th 2013
607 Comments


nice that Finck is back in the fold...hoping to see them if they come to Toronto, been a band i've enjoyed since i was a wee highschooler, but never got to check out live

Regulator
May 18th 2013
607 Comments


and Reznor is 48!?! damn he looks great for an old man!

Wizard
May 18th 2013
19612 Comments


@Wiz - Never seen them live, doubt I ever will; I do admire your passion for the group however.

Watch Closure or any of their dvd live shows and you will see why I admire Finck's contributions to the Reznor show. If you get the chance to see them live, don't turn it down.


royukiyo
May 18th 2013
15 Comments


Insomniac, his birthday is on May 17 according to wiki. Would've been cool if his birthday was 7 cause that's mine. Any guesses when that new NIN album might come out?

StrizzMatik
May 19th 2013
3220 Comments


Finck is an amazing player, especially live and has a great stage presence. Great move, even if he's just playing bass.



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