Related bands and artists
This is a list of bands and artists related to NIN in some significant way. Some have toured with NIN (as openers, as co-headliners or as headliners), some have collaborated with NIN and Trent Reznor and some are other projects of past NIN members.
Those without their own articles are listed below in alphabetical order.
Army of Anyone
Army of Anyone is a Richard Patrick project, featuring the DeLeo brothers from Stone Temple Pilots. Their first record came out late 2006.
Bird Blobs is an Australian garage rock band who opened for NIN during the With Teeth International Tour in 2005.
Black Light Burns
As the successor to The Damning Well, Black Light Burns also includes Danny Lohner on guitar/keyboards/sound design, Josh Eustis on keyboards and sound design and Josh Freese on drums. However, like NIN, this is mainly Wes Borland's project in the studio, with the other musicians serving for the live component.
Boris is a Japanese experimental band who opened for NIN during the Lights In The Sky Tour in 2008.
The Bug (aka Kevin Martin) is a British electronic artist who opened for NIN during the Lights In The Sky Tour in 2008.
Carre Calloway is an American singer/songwriter who opened for NIN during the With Teeth Club Tour in 2005.
The Damning Well
Die Krupps is a German industrial band who opened for NIN during the Self Destruct Tour in 1994.
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Eagles Of Death Metal
Eagles Of Death Metal is an American hard rock band who opened for NIN during the With Teeth International Tour in 2005.
Explosions In The Sky
Explosions In The Sky is an American post-rock band who opened for NIN during the Tension 2013 tour.
Fem 2 Fem
Fem 2 Fem is an American techno band who opened for NIN during the Self Destruct Tour in 1994.
Filter was formed by Richard Patrick and Brian Liesegang after their departure from NIN, for which Patrick was the touring guitarist during the Pretty Hate Machine era. Liesegang soon quit Filter after their first record, leaving the band as the studio project of Richard Patrick and a revolving group of other members.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Godspeed You! Black Emperor is a Canadian post-rock band who opened for NIN during the Tension 2013 tour.
Guns N' Roses
Robin Finck and Josh Freese have played for Guns N' Roses. Chris Vrenna was also invited to join the band, but turned it down. Various hidden references to GNR exist in nin.com's "current" photos. NIN played a few shows as a supporting band for GNR in 1991.
Helmet is an American alt metal band who opened for NIN during the Fall 1995 Club Tour.
Hole is an American alternative band who opened for NIN during the Further Down The Spiral tour in 1994/1995.
The Horrors is a British alternative band who opened for NIN during the Wave Goodbye Tour in 2009.
Jaguar Love is an American post-punk band who opened for NIN during the Wave Goodbye Tour in 2009.
Jim Rose Circus
A freak show/circus troupe that supported Nine Inch Nails in the 1994/1995 tours. They are unusual in this aspect as they are one of, if not the only, non-musical group to support NIN.
Meat Beat Manifesto
Meat Beat Manifesto is an English electronic band. They have remixed "Closer" and "The Perfect Drug". They opened for NIN during the Hate Tour in 1990 and once againg for the 1996/09/05 Nights of Nothing show in New York, NY. MBM was once signed to Nothing Records.
The Melvins is an American alternative band who opened for NIN during the Further Down The Spiral Tour in 1994/1995.
Moving Units is an American dance-punk band who opened for NIN during the With Teeth Spring Arena Tour in 2006.
nearLY is Jerome Dillon's solo project. The album reminder (2005) is inspired by Dillon's recurring dream.
A Perfect Circle
A Perfect Circle was formed in 1999 by Billy Howerdel, a guitar tech for NIN, Tool and Smashing Pumpkins. Although Howerdel had originally envisioned having a female vocalist, Maynard James Keenan offered his vocal abilities to the project after hearing some demos. Danny Lohner, Jeordie White, and Josh Freese are among the other members. APC opened for NIN during Fragility v2.0 in 2000. Josh Freese went on to play drums for NIN from 2005 to 2008.
A Place To Bury Strangers
PIG is a British industrial band who opened for NIN during the Self Destruct Tour in 1994.
Queens Of The Stone Age
Queens Of The Stone Age opened for NIN during the With Teeth Fall Arena Tour in 2005. Dave Grohl has played for both bands in the studio. Reznor has provided guest vocals for two QOTSA albums. Josh Homme later stated in an interview that Reznor recorded a song with him for use on the album Year Zero, but the song did not make it through to the final cut.
Telefon Tel Aviv
Telefon Tel Aviv is an American electronic band comprised of Josh Eustis and the late Charles Cooper. They have remixed several NIN tracks.
Treponem Pal is a French industrial band who opened for NIN during the Self Destruct Tour in 1994.
Chris Vrenna's electronic/jazz project Tweaker performed the Doom 3 title theme instead of NIN. Tweaker has 3 full-length albums.
Type O Negative
Type O Negative is an American gothic metal band who opened for NIN during the Self Destruct Tour in 1994.
White Rose Movement
White Rose Movement is a British post-punk band who opened for NIN during the Performance 2007 tour.