Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Trent Reznor aims for Bowie's fearlessness

Trent Reznor was inspired by David Bowie's ''fearlessness in reinventing himself'' to put Nine Inch Nails on hiatus.
Great deals on musical instruments

Trent Reznor aims to have David Bowie's "fearlessness in reinventing himself".

The musician - best known for recording under the name Nine Inch Nails- said he was inspired by the 'Space Oddity' rocker to put the project on hiatus in 2009 and focus on new things, including his How To Destroy Angels band and work on the soundtrack to film 'The Social Network'.

He told Rollingstone.com: "My reason for stopping touring with Nine Inch Nails is that I needed to force my own hand to make myself do something different.

"There's an unspoken pressure to keep touring - that's the only way to make a living - but I look at David Bowie's fearlessness in changing and reinventing himself. That takes courage."

Trent's collaboration with musician Atticus Ross for 'The Social Network' soundtrack was well received, with the pair picking up an Oscar for it.

He has also confirmed How To Destroy Angels will release their debut album later this year, but promises Nine Inch Nails will be revived soon.

He added: "Nine Inch Nails is not dead and I plan to focus on that next. The hiatus won't be forever. The urge to tour again, in some capacity, will break through in the next few years."

Posted on 16 Mar 2011 10:00 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25
thumbnail

Aiming to provide equal educational opportunities for children across the U.K, NYMAZ outline the importance of technology in today's learning environment.

10 Mar 2017 12:22
thumbnail

Suffering from a shortage of funds in recent years, the Welsh educational system has experienced a slump in students who are expressing interest in music.

14 Feb 2017 13:19

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

Renowned for their legacy of revolutionary amplifiers and guitar pedals, Gurus have fast established themselves as a leading voice in the guitar industry

15 May 2017 17:04
thumbnail

Control the harmonic content and output of your tone in one fell swoop. Designed for all things gritty and tenacious, Earthquaker's Erupter puts fuzz back on the map.

10 May 2017 16:55
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

One of contemporary jazz's most revered figures, the legendary Django Reindhardt's Levin Deluxe archtop Guitar is to go on auction at the end of the month.

8 May 2017 12:13
thumbnail

BOSS' Multi-dimensional processing technology enhances and reacts to specific articulation, encouraging a consistently high quality sound free of compromise.

5 May 2017 13:17