Trent Reznor's new band unveiled

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 29 April 2010
Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor's post Nine Inch Nails project has been revealed as How to Destroy Angels with his wife Mariqueen Maandig

Trent Reznor's post Nine Inch Nails project has been revealed as How to Destroy Angels.

The new band, which is made up of the musician and his wife Mariqueen Maandig, have launched their website and released a 40 second video clip, which introduces an ambient, heavy electro sound, and shows a woman's hand - believed to be Mariqueen's - working a synthesiser.

The only statement released so far by the band reads: "Self-titled 6-track EP out this summer. Exact date TBA."

Multi-instrumentalist Trent- who retired his band Nine Inch Nails from playing live last year - has previously promised he will release new music this year, saying in December last year he will be working on projects: "Including new material from Nine Inch Nails and something else that isn't Nine Inch Nails."

One of Trent's friends, electro-rocker Gary Numan, recently said the new material will be a departure from the polished industrial metal sound of Nine Inch Nails.

He said: "I went out to dinner with Trent and he said then that it'd be great to do something very different from what both of us have done before, which sounds very exciting. I know he's been back in the studio working on stuff. He works constantly."

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