Nine Inch Nails is an American Industrial rock band created in 1988 by Trent Reznor. NIN is made up of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, with numerous members leaving over the years.

They released their first album "Pretty Hate Machine" in 1989 which gained them immediate popularity. The Broken EP was released by Reznors own label, Nothing Records in 1992 with Marylin Manson being seen in the music video for 'Gave Up'. NIN then released their second album 'The Downward Spiral' in 1994 which it reaching the No.2 spot on the Billboard album chart with the success of tracks like 'Closer' and 'Hurt'. Reznor then composed the soundtrack for Quake in 1996. NINs third album 'The Fragile' was released in 1997, soon after the Quake Soundtrack. NINs fourth album 'With Teeth' was released in 2005 with 'Year Zero' and 'Ghosts I-IV' being released in 2007 and 2008 respectively. The album 'Hesitation Marks' was released in 2013, with NIN returning to a major label for this release. Between 2013 and 2020 NIN released three albums:'Bad Witch' (2018) and most recently 'Ghosts VI - Locusts' and 'Ghosts V - Together' in 2020. In 2020 NIN were also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have also worked on numerous film soundtracks, namely 'The Social Network', 'Gone Girl' and 'Soul' which won both of them an Oscar for Best Original Score.