Trent Reznor keeps quiet about Smashing Pumpkins spat
Nine Inch Nails brought their industrial rock to the Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival Main Stage tonight (August 24).
Trent Reznor‘s outfit played a ferocious set which saw the band play five songs off their recent album ‘Year Zero’.
Kicking off with ‘Hyperpower’, the band reeled off six tracks before a series of synthesisers were wheeled onstage for ‘Gave Up’ and ‘The Great Destroyer’.
A metal screen was later lowered onto the stage, which Reznor and co performed behind while static images flashed across the screen.
Despite Reznor‘s recent drubbing of grunge titans Smashing Pumpkins, he said very little apart from thanking the crowd throughout tonight’s performance.
He ended the set with a slow rendition of the piano driven ‘Downward Spiral’ track ‘Hurt’, famously covered by Johnny Cash.
Nine Inch Nails played:
‘The Beginning Of The End’
‘March Of The Pigs’
‘Me, I’m Not’
‘The Great Destroyer’
‘The Good Soldier’
‘The Hand That Feeds’
‘Head Like A Hole’
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