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Nine Inch Nails Discography

Nine Inch Nails, headed by Trent Reznor, is one of the most influential music sounds to come out of the 90s and the 2000s. Its industrial electronic sound is, surprisingly, highly influenced by greats such as David Bowie and Queen. From the forming of Nine Inch Nails in 1988 to present times, the band has continued to deliver outstanding and inspirational music.


Trent Reznor produces and makes all his own music. He started with Pretty Hate Machine in 1989 and created a new type of music that produced a raw industrial sound mixed with electronic sounds. In 1992, Reznor released "Broken," which was received by an already well-formed fan base. It did well and earned Reznor two Grammy awards. In 1994, he produced "The Downward Spiral," which is one of his most famous albums to date. It is still his best-selling album and has influences rooted in Pink Floyd and David Bowie. His last album of the decade was "Fragile," which also did well among his fans.


Reznor's first album of the new millennium was "With Teeth" and was received extremely well. It is his second-best selling album to this date. The albums "Year Zero" (2007), "Ghosts I-IV" (2008) and "The Slip" (2008) were not as well received, but it is still amazing that a musician has lasted over two decades in today's society.

While the tail end of Reznor's career is not stellar, he is certainly still one of the most influential musicians in the world, and from his music has stemmed a whole new breed of music still yet to come.