In the Twin Cities Fan of the Week series, Gimme Noise showcases fellow concertgoers in their natural habitat.Event: Nine Inch Nails and Explosions in the Sky (Review | Slideshow)Location: Xcel Energy Center, St. PaulDate of Discovery: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Nine Inch Nails: Tension TourWith Explosions in the SkyXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSaturday, September 28, 2013A quarter century after forming Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor is finally losing his edge. Some say it happened a long time ago, but it's definitely happening -- in spite of his beautiful f ... More >>
Even when the weather cools down, the Twin Cities music doesn't! Wednesday local rockers Usonia wrap up their residency at Cause while No Joy hits up the 7th Street Entry. Caroline Smith releases her latest record in the First Avenue Mainroom Friday. Saturday Ms Mr is welcomed by a sold-out show in ... More >>
It would've been impossible for Nine Inch Nails to give up for good. Trent Reznor and his electronic/industrial cohorts are heading back on the road later this year in support of the first NIN studio recordings in half a decade. Hesitation Marks will be out via Columbia Records on September 3, and y ... More >>
Bathswith Houses and D33JTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisWednesday, June 5, 2013"Tonight is a good night in Milwaukee!" So exclaimed Baths frontman, Will Wiesenfeld, Tuesday night at the Triple Rock. Which, of course, is in Minneapolis.Oops.It was a forgivable mistake, in the scheme of things. ( ... More >>
A bit of the Lollapalooza 2013 lineup trickled out a couple weeks ago, but today this year's offerings got taut, dark, and -- most importantly -- official. Though the plan initially was to drop the full, gargantuan list of bands in two more weeks, the timeline got pushed up when a pre-April Fool's p ... More >>
The '90s officially came to a close a little bit more than 13 years ago, but their profound and strange cultural touchstones are not forgotten. Most importantly, the music lives on with the help of DJ Jake Rudh, who celebrates the 12th anniversary of his hip dance party Transmission with a night of ... More >>
Straight up: I love MTV, and I hate MTV, but mostly I can't believe that MTV is still alive and kicking at 30, i.e. the age when it's definitely time to quit wearing sports jerseys, settle into a semi-permanent career, and move out of mom and dad's crib. Wags have been predicting the station's de ... More >>
Cut Copy have had the chance to tour with Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails, and Coldplay -- and subsequently turned all three down due to the recording of their recent album release. This is a band that clearly takes their direction seriously.
Baths, ready to go at the Cake ShopA panel discussion with some of the best and brightest in music writing, much disappointment, and an ex-straightedge legacy act. What is he talking about?
Photo by Bill PhelpsDon't have time to grab a hard copy of the City Pages today? Never fear, we've got you covered online. Here's a rundown of all the music articles running in this week's print edition:Doomtree's Paper Tiger steps out with Made Like UsBy Jeff GageWe sit down with producer Paper ... More >>
Photos by Nick VlcekHoleJuly 16, 2010First AvenueThere were a lot of people speculating as to how Hole's show at First Avenue was going to go down on Friday night, from the die-hard fans convinced Courtney Love was going to deliver, to the wide-eyed spectators just hoping to witness a trainwreck. ... More >>
It takes a worried man to sing a worried song.
The local rock two piece netted a 7 on Pitchfork this weekend.
We thought they were gone forever, for good, kaput. Then they came storming back into the limelight to blow our minds.
Michael Jackson mashed through the ages, NIN vs. Britney Spears & David Lynch gets mashed in plastic.
The band remains, but touring days are done.
While final word on NIN's retirement ferments, the tour Trent Reznor mentioned in his "farewell" note has come to fruition.
In an ambiguous "wave goodbye" through his official website, Trent Reznor leaves the future up in the air.
Nine Inch Nails' new BFFs turn the Triple Rock into a pedal party.
The Get Up Kids combine hard playing with hard feelings for a new "emo" audience
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