.

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Nine Inch Nails Song?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

March 8, 2013 3:00 PM ET
Trent Reznor Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails in 1994.
Ian Dickson/Redferns

Trent Reznor recently announced plans to resurrect Nine Inch Nails for a new tour and studio album. It's largely a new lineup of the group, featuring former Jane's Addiction bassist Eric Avery and former King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew. They'll hit the road later this year.

Now we have a question for you: what's your favorite Nine Inch Nails song? Feel free to pick anything in their catalog, from 1989's "Down in It" to 2008's "Demon Speed." It can be a hit like "Head Like a Hole" and "Closer" or a deep cut like "Lights in the Sky" or "Zero Sum." Vote for whatever song you want, but please just vote once and only for a single track.

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone or on Twitter using the #weekendrock hashtag.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“American Girl”

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | 1976

It turns out that a single with "American" in its title--recorded on the Fourth of July during the nation's Bicentennial, no less--can actually sell better in Britain. Coupled with the Heartbreakers' flair for Byrds jangle and Animals hooks, though, is Tom Petty's native-Florida drawl that keeps this classic grounded at home. Petty dispelled rumors that the song was about a suicidal student, explaining that the inspiration came from when he was 25 and used to salute the highway traffic outside his apartment window. "It sounded like the ocean to me," he recalled. "That was my ocean. My Malibu. Where I heard the waves crash, but it was just the cars going by."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com