New NIN/Soundgarden openers

2014-07-15 by Travis Marmon | 25 Comments
In the wake of Death Grips' abrupt breakup and subsequent cancellation of shows, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have found three opening acts to play different legs
of their upcoming North American tour, a 20th-anniversary celebration of The Downward Spiral and Superunknown.

Electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never will provide support for the first two weeks, spanning from Nevada to Massachusetts. The following two weeks, mostly covering
the South will feature mathcore superstars The Dillinger Escape Plan in the first slot. Finally, synth pop act Cold Cave will open shows on the West Coast.

Dates with Oneohtrix Point Never:

7/19-Las Vegas, NV
721 & 7/22-Morrison, CO
7/24-Tinley Park, IL
7/26-Clarkston, MI
7/27-Toronto, ON
7/29-Mansfield, MA
7/30-Camden, NJ
8/1-Wantagh, NY

Dates with The Dillinger Escape Plan:
8/2-Holmdel, NJ
8/4-Bristow, VA
8/5-Virginia Beach, VA
8/7-Charlotte, NC
8/8-Atlanta, GA
8/10-West Palm Beach, FL
8/11-Tampa, FL
8/14-Austin, TX
8/16-The Woodlands, TX

Dates with Cold Cave:

8/17-Dallas, TX
8/19-Albuquerque, NM
8/21-Chula Vista, CA
8/22-Irvine, CA
8/24-Mountain View, CA
8/25-Los Angeles, CA
8/27-Wheatland, CA
8/29-Ridgefield, WA
8/30-Auburn, WA

https://www.facebook.com/ninofficial/photos/a.10150097171211221.314441.19787971220/10152557021976221/?type=1&theater

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BMDrummer
July 14th 2014
13680 Comments


Dammit I don't get Dillinger, had a small grain of hope for GY!BE opening since they did for the last NIN tour

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
July 14th 2014
23903 Comments


OH FUCK IM SEEING TDEP WITH SOUNDGARDEN AND NIN OMGOMGOMG

BMDrummer
July 14th 2014
13680 Comments


no shit, but they played for NIN last year

Green Baron
July 14th 2014
22312 Comments


Should I go to new jersey just to see TDEP open for them?

HenchmanOfSanta
July 14th 2014
1994 Comments


This news format is gross.

I was bummed when Death Grips broke up. Then when I first saw this on Facebook I almost jumped out of my chair in excitement. Then I realized DEP weren't playing the Michigan date.

oltnabrick
July 14th 2014
34556 Comments


Oneohtrix Point Never is too good for this tbh


feel bad for him

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bigguytoo9
July 14th 2014
325 Comments


Oneohtrix Point Never would be fucking awesome to see.

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TheGreatQ
July 14th 2014
2169 Comments


Marius Budu: I have to say that COLD CAVE was a very disappointing choice for an opening act. I saw you guys in Copenhagen and their act was sub-par (to be polite about it). You guys are a creative force to be reckoned with and having someone like that open for you kind of lowers the bar.

Just my two cents...

Your set was absolutely pure fucking magic (as always) and I love the new album.
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COLD CAVE: SMD. Living the dream..
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HenchmanOfSanta
July 14th 2014
1994 Comments


lol

demon of surveillance
July 14th 2014
888 Comments


Dillinger is in my top 5 bands yet i have to see a Joy Division ripoff instead

dammit

Green Baron
July 15th 2014
22312 Comments


I don't want to go to Wantagh even though it's closer because TDEP won't be there.

Pajolero
July 15th 2014
516 Comments


This is even better. Fuck death grips.

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MyNameIsPencil
July 15th 2014
3536 Comments


The Dillinger Escape Plan opening for Soundgarden?
Yes

RogueNine
July 15th 2014
2442 Comments


I feel like these are just as out of place, except for TDEP.

ExcentrifugalForz
July 15th 2014
2124 Comments


Dillinger instead of death grips.

Hells Ya!

HenchmanOfSanta
July 15th 2014
1994 Comments


I feel like these are just as out of place, except for TDEP.
No, TDEP are totally out of place too. Death Grips and NIN kind of works, although they would leave a lot of Soundgarden fans confused. Dillinger are gonna leave a lot of people cold just by having harsh vocals as much as anything.

RogueNine
July 15th 2014
2442 Comments


There's more fan overlap though.

Prince1993
July 15th 2014
553 Comments


mathcore superstars

laughingman22
July 15th 2014
2545 Comments


much better openers. Excited to see what Oneohtrix Point Never is all about

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beachdude
Contributing Reviewer
July 15th 2014
780 Comments


Great choices

HenchmanOfSanta
July 15th 2014
1994 Comments


mathcore superstars

Not my best choice of words, but I can't deal with "heroes" and "veterans" is overdone. They're the closest thing to superstars that that genre has.


TooManyFriends
July 15th 2014
1781 Comments


my friend sold his tickets immediately after Death Grips dropped off. turns out, he loves Dillinger even more than Death Grips. sucks

GringoSuave89
July 15th 2014
1104 Comments


http://i.imgur.com/JIOox3T.jpg

Super bummed it's not TDEP... Just two days too late...

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Green Baron
July 15th 2014
22312 Comments


damn, that sucks

BeeRyan
July 16th 2014
982 Comments


Pretty sure this lineup is fantastic and makes up for the no DG.



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