As part of the promotion for its new album and tour, Depeche Mode has been letting a different fan take over the band’s Facebook page each day for a year, and, well, some of those fans — like skateboard legend Tony Hawk — are more well-known than others.
Tag: Pretty Hate Machine
It’s Trent Reznor’s birthday today — he’s turning 46 — and to mark the occasion, we offer up this 11-song performance by Nine Inch Nails captured on grainy VHS during the young band’s December 1989 tour in support of ‘Pretty Hate Machine.’
Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.
This week’s new CDs include a huge new box set from Orange Juice, plus reissues from XTC, Nine Inch Nails, Heaven 17, Robyn Hitchcock and The Fall, as well as the U.S. release of Killing Joke’s new album and a special U2 EP tied to Record Store Day.
Double dose of Nine Inch Nails news today: Trent Reznor this afternoon announced the band’s 1989 debut ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ will be reissued next month on CD, vinyl and digital formats, newly remastered ‘for a greatly improved sonic experience.’
After some delay, the 33⅓ book series — pocket-sized titles that dissect one classic album at a time — will publish its much-anticipated title on Nine Inch Nails’ 1989 debut ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ in March.
Round-up of headlines from last week while we were on vacation, including news about Paul Westerberg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, Front Line Assembly, Nine Inch Nails, Talking Heads’ Christ Frantz, Duran Duran and more.