1. Trent Reznor put Nine Inch Nails on an indefinite hiatus in 2009 after a run of farewell concerts. He never said NIN was over, but made it clear that the shows were the end of some version of the band.
2. Today he revealed that he’s bringing the band back in a letter to his fans. He says he is “reinventing the band from scratch.”
3. That is a seriously amazing lineup of musicians.
Adrian Belew is an art-rock legend who was a core member of King Crimson and has served as a sideman for David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Talking Heads, and a previous incarnation of Nine Inch Nails. Eric Avery was the bass player for Jane’s Addiction, Josh Eustis was part of the electronic duo Telefon Tel Aviv, and Ilan Rubin and Alessandro Cortini have had previous stints as members of NIN.