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First Canadian #1 Debut For Nine Inch Nails w/ ‘HESITATION MARKS’

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NINE INCH NAILS DEBUT #1 with ‘Hesitation marks’

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New single ‘Came Back Haunted’ at radio now and available for download

  (11 September 2013 - Toronto, ON) - Nine Inch Nails has debuted at the top of this week’s Nielson SoundScan Album Chart with their latest studio release, Hesitation Marks. As previously announced, the album was released last Tuesday (September 3) via an exclusive signing with Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company and marks the first #1 Canadian debut for this iconic band’s frontman, Trent Reznor. Hesitation Marks is the first release from Nine Inch Nails in over five years and being lauded by fans and critics alike. Reznor recorded the album with Atticus Ross and Alan Moulder over the course of the past year. The lead track, ‘Came Back Haunted’ peaked at #2 on the Canadian Mediabase ALT chart. The new Nine Inch Nails lineup – Alessandro Cortini, Josh Eustis, Robin Finck, Trent Reznor and Ilan Rubin – debuted on July 26th at the Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. The show marked Nine Inch Nails’ first live performance in nearly four years. Nine Inch Nails are currently on the first leg of their world tour and will be making their way to Canada in October with dates in Montreal and Toronto then back in November for a west coast swing of dates in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary. Full details below and Montreal, PQ     October 3         Bell Centre Toronto, ON      October 4         Air Canada Centre Vancouver, BC  November 21    Rogers Arena Edmonton, AB  November 24    Rexall Place Calgary, AB      November 25    Scotiabank Saddledome Nine Inch Nails is considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement and has been highly influential in the evolution of electronic music.  Its recordings – include Pretty Hate Machine (1989), Broken (1992), The Downward Spiral (1994) and With Teeth (2005) – have revolutionized detailed digital production.  The band has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, released a remarkable series of singles, including radio hits “The Hand That Feeds”, “Only”, “Every Day Is Exactly the Same” and “Survivalism”.  Nine Inch Nails have received two GRAMMY® awards. Building on Nine Inch Nails’ long history of soundtrack work, Reznor, together with Atticus Ross, scored the David Fincher films The Social Network and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, winning an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a GRAMMY in the process.  For a more extensive history of Nine Inch Nails, visit