Nine Inch Nails taped for ACL TV (pics & setlist), now on the road with Austin’s Explosions in the Sky (dates)
photos by Tim Griffin
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails on 11/4/2013
From very early in the set Mr. Reznor said that he didn't want to bring a Nine Inch Nails show to Austin City Limits. He wanted the band to be a bit out of their comfort zone. He also remarked how it was very strange for him to be able to see himself since he is so used to being shrouded by the lights rather than illuminated by them.
As performers, Nine Inch Nails are damned-near flawless. With more than twenty years of experience they brought an unparalleled intensity to the stage. These are musicians who are used to headlining festivals and playing sold-out arena tours and they brought all of that volume and intensity to an intimate theater space. With a set that lasted an hour and forty-five minutes without a break, Mr. Reznor sweat clear through his all-black attire, which included a pair of dropped-crotch pants.
[Austin Bloggy Limits]
Announced just a week earlier, Nine Inch Nails taped an episode of ACL TV at the Moody Theater in Austin Monday night (11/4). As always, the taping included a lucky studio audience that was at least partially made up of those who gained entry via ACL's lottery system. We've got pictures and the setlist, some of which will make it into the shorter version of the show that airs on TV.
Nine Inch Nails played Voodoo Fest over the weekend and continue their tour in Texas in San Antonio tonight (11/5). Texas band Explosions in the Sky are also now the opener through 11/22 in Seattle. We caught NIN earlier on the tour at Barclays Center in Brooklyn with Godspeed You! Black Emperor who were the opener of the earlier leg. Brand new dates on NIN's future itinerary include Lollapalooza Brazil and Argentina in 2014 (they played Lollapalooza Chicago in 2013).
More pictures and the setlist from Austin City Limits (the TV show) along with tour dates, below...
NIN @ The Moody Theater for Austin City Limits (printed) Set List:
all time low
came back haunted
copy of a
the frail / the wretched
find my way
various methods of escape
I would for you
the big come down
in this twilight
while I'm still here
NIN -- 2013 Tour Dates
11/5* San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
11/8* Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
11/9* Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center
11/11* El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
11/13* Broomfield, CO 1stBANK Center
11/15* Las Vegas, NV The Joint
11/16* Las Vegas, NV The Joint
11/18* Portland, OR Moda Center
11/19* Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
11/21* Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
11/22* Seattle, WA KeyArena
11/24++ Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
11/25++ Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
* Explosions in the Sky supporting
** Godspeed You! Black Emperorsupporting
+ Gary Numan supporting
++ Autolux supporting