Into The Never: Nine Inch Nails And The Creation Of The Downward Spiral

by Steiner, Adam
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Steiner, Adam Into The Never: Nine Inch Nails And The Creation Of The Downward Spiral
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Ushering in a new era of confessional music that spoke openly about experiences of trauma, depression, and self-loathing, Nine Inch Nails' seminal album, The Downward Spiral, changed popular music forever—bringing transgressive themes of heresy, S&M, and body horror to the masses and taking music technology to its limits.


Ushering in a new era of confessional music that spoke openly about experiences of trauma, depression, and self-loathing, Nine Inch Nails' seminal album, The Downward Spiral, changed popular music forever—bringing transgressive themes of heresy, S&M, and body horror to the masses and taking music technology to its limits. Released in 1994, the album resonated across a generation, combining elements of metal, industrial, synth-pop, and ambient electronica, and going on to sell over four million copies. Now, Into the Never explores the creation and cultural impact of The Downward Spiral, one of the most influential and artistically significant albums of the twentieth century. Inspired by David Bowie's Low and Pink Floyd's The Wall, the album recounts one man's disintegration as he descends into nihilism and nothingness. Blurring the lines between autobiography and concept album, creation and decay, it is also the story of Trent Reznor (who is Nine Inch Nails) as he pushed himself to the edge of the abyss, trapped in a cycle of addiction and self-destruction. The Downward Spiral also presents a reflection of America and a wider culture of violence, connecting the Columbine High School shooting, the infamous Manson family murders, and the aftermath of Vietnam and the Gulf War. Featuring new interviews with collaborators and artists inspired by the album, Into the Never sets The Downward Spiral in the context of music of the era and brings the story up to date, from Reznor's recovery to his reinvention as an Oscar-winning soundtrack artist.

About the Author:


Adam Steiner studied philosophy at the University of Aberdeen and enjoys writing about music, street-art culture, architecture, and transgressive fiction. His first novel is Politics of the Asylum (Urbane Publications). He lives in London.

Product Details:

  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Backbeat
  • Music / History & Criticism

Contributors

Author:
Steiner, Adam

Further information

Language:
English
Number of Media:
1
Number of Pages:
296
Media Type:
Softcover

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
March 1, 2020
Package Dimensions:
0.229 x 0.154 x 0.018 m; 0.496 kg
GTIN:
09781617137310
DUIN:
TJIO3NH5TF4
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