53 years old (Born on May 17, 1965)
Musician; He is famous from Nine Inch Nails.Is a huge David Bowie fan. His musical influences are David Bowie, The Cure, Nick Drake, Brian Eno, Kraftwerk, Joy Division, Jim Morrison, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Talking Heads, Throbbing Gristle and Tom Waits. Trent played tenor sax in The Mercer Junior and Senior high marching bands. He renovated an old funeral home into his home / studio. Is a good friend of Tori Amos.
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Fun Facts About Trent Reznor
Former band-mate Richard Patrick is now the front-man for the alternative rock band "Filter"
Has an ongoing artistic feud with Limp Bizkit frontman and Interscope VP Fred Durst.
Prior to the release of the 2007 NIN album Year Zero, several tracks were leaked through various music download websites. Reznor later admitted that he intentionally leaked the tracks himself as part of a "conspiracy" ad campaign to go along with the subject matter of the album.
Has a project band called Tapeworm.
Band-mate Chris Vrenna left Nine Inch Nails to form the electronic one-man- band "Tweaker"
Only Nine Inch Nails member to appear on every one of the group's albums.
Played in bands such as Option 30, Prick and Exotic Birds (which did music for the Michael J. Fox movie, "Light Of Day".
Heads up 'nothing records', a division of 'Interscope Records'.
Marks all official releases with 'halo' numbers.
Converted an old funeral parlor in New Orleans into a recording studio. The door to the studio was salvaged from the former rented "love house" of Sharon Tate (one of seven of the victims of Charles Manson and his "family").
He enjoys listening to Tori Amos, Aphex Twin, Dead Can Dance, The Flaming Lips, Jane's Addiction, Ministry, Portishead, Radiohead, Rammstein, Skinny Puppy, The Smashing Pumpkins and Tool
Reznor has 2 dogs. A labrador named "Ethyl." and a Weirmaraner named "Daisy May." They both walk around freely in the New Oreleans Headquarters of Nothing Studios.
Dropped out of College to spend his time with local bands, not doing much more than playing keyboards and occasionally doing background vocals.
Played prominent roles in his high school's productions of Jesus Christ SuperStar and The Music Man, as Judas and Professor Harold Hill respectively. He was voted "best in Drama" by his classmates.
He has a younger sister, Tera
Spent a year at Alleghheny College majoring in Computer Engineering and Music.
He produced Marilyn Manson's first few albums. He later had a falling-out with Manson. The two do not speak to this day.
Leads the music group Nine Inch Nails.
He is a direct descendant of George Reznor, founder of Reznor Company in 1888 (a major manufacturer of Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning equipment). The Reznor Company was sold in the 1960s, but the equipment is still manufactured in Mercer, Pennsylvania (Trent Reznor's home town).
Is a huge fan of The Cure.
Is good friends with fellow recording artist, Tori Amos. He sang background vocals on her hit song, "Past The Mission"
Nine Inch Nails were voted the 44th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone.
His favorite filmmakers are David Cronenberg, David Lynch and Ken Russell.
Brought in bassist/long time friend Jordie White (aka Twiggy Ramirez) to tour in support of the album 'With Teeth.'
At his high school he played the role of Judas in a school performance of Jesus Christ Superstar.
A popular rumor is that Reznor got the name Nine Inch Nails for his band because it was the length of the nails used in the crucifixion of Christ. Reznor, however, denies this.
Played the saxophone in his highschool band.