Nine Inch Nails (NIN) is an American industrial rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio. Reznor is NIN's main producer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and vocalist. Reznor is the only official member of NIN but often performs with other musicians in live settings. NIN blends diverse elements of powerful lyrics and instrumentation to produce an electric, heavy metal sound distinct only to NIN. NIN blurs the edges of metal, pop, alternative, and industrial rock with a dark, brooding quality unlike any other musical group or recording artist.
Since NIN's formation, a wave of underground audiences pushed NIN to fame. Reznor found worldwide recognition during the 1990s with many awards, radio and chart topping hits, multiple nominations and several wins for Grammy Awards, and over 20 million worldwide records. In 2004, Rolling Stone listed NIN as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Reznor's contribution to music with NIN stands testament to his talent and remains a legacy for alternative and industrial music aficionados. Here are the 10 Best Nine Inch Nails Songs: