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Nine Inch Nails' 'Bleed Through' Due Out This Year

Trent Reznor is ready to continue his crusade against 'shitty music'

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
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"I'm re-energized, my life's in order, and I'm ready to combat shitty music," says NIN's Trent Reznor, who is recording in LA. with Rick Rubin. Although he's months away from completing the CD, Reznor knows how the finished product will sound. "It's a complicated concept record reduced to simple songs," he says. "It's not epic in scope. It's minimal and a bit brutal."

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