It was announced today (May 28) that Nine Inch Nails has inked a new deal with Columbia Records, and are finishing up work on a new album that will be released in 2013.
“I’ve been less than honest about what I’ve really been up to lately,” the band’s frontman and mastermind Trent Reznor said on the official NIN Tumblr page. “For the last year I’ve been secretly working non-stop with Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder on a new, full-length Nine Inch Nails record, which I am happy to say is finished and frankly f****** great. This is the real impetus and motivation behind the decision to assemble a new band and tour again. My forays into film, HTDA (How to Destroy Angels) and other projects really stimulated me creatively and I decided to focus that energy on taking Nine Inch Nails to a new place. Here we go!”
How to Destroy Angels, Reznor’s latest band that features his wife, Mariqueen Maandig on lead vocals, signed to Columbia Records last year to release An omen EP_, followed by their full-length debut, Welcome Oblivion, which came out on March 5 of this year.