Watch Nine Inch Nails debut two new songs: “Find My Way” and “Copy of A”

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As part of their comeback, which includes new single “Came Back Haunted” and new LP Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails will soon hit the road for the first time in four years. Trent Reznor and Co. will be appearing at summer festivals worldwide before embarking on a fall arena tour. Today, the band mark their live return with a performance at Fuji Rock Festival. Fortunately those without excellent SkyMiles can watch the set in its entirety via YouTube starting at 7:30 a.m. central time.

Update 3: Audio of another song entitled “Copy of A” has surfaced:

Update 2: Footage of a new Hesitation Marks song has emerged. Check out “Find My Way” below.

Update: The stream is not available in the U.S. According to the band’s publicist, “U.S. fans will have to wait until Lollapalooza to see the NIN set.”

According to a recent interview with The New York Times, Reznor indicated that NIN’s current stage setup is quite the elaborate and complex endeavor, featuring “smoke, strobe lights and video screens on wheels”, all of which are precisely choreographed “to avoid collisions and tangled power cords.”

The show is to begin with Reznor alone on stage, as the rest of the band slowly take the stage and form around him. Renzor confessed the visuals and effects — which will change for the fall tour — were inspired by the Talking Heads’ 1983 world tour, as seen in the film Stop Making Sense.

“We’re always pushing the envelope,” Roy Bennet, the band’s lighting and production designer, told NYT. “We’re always trying to make people think and keep them on edge and keep them wondering what’s going on.”

Hesitation Marks is due out September 3rd via Columbia. Consult NIN’s full schedule below.

Nine Inch Nails 2013 Tour Dates:
07/26 – Niigata Prefecture, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
07/28 – Ansan, KR @ Ansan Valley Festival
08/02 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/09-11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
08/15 – Kiewit, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/16 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival
08/18 – Hockenheim, DE @ Rock ‘n’ Heim
08/21 – Belfast, IE @ Belsonic Festival
08/23 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
08/24 – Saint-Cloud, FR @ Rock en Seine
08/25 – Reading, UK @ Reading Festival
08/28 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum $
08/31-09/01 – Philadelphia, PA @ Made in America
09/28 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center *
09/30 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center *
10/01 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena *
10/03 – Montreal, QC @ Centre Bell *
10/04 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre *
10/05 – Cleveland, OH @ Wolstein Center *
10/07 – Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills *
10/08 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center *
10/11 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden #
10/14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center #
10/15 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center #
10/18 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center #
10/19 – University Park, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center #
10/22 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena #
10/24 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena #
10/25-27 – Asheville, NC @ Mountain Oasis Electronic Summit
10/30 – Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center ^
10/31 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center ^
11/01-03 – New Orleans, LA @ Voodoo Experience
11/05 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center *
11/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center *
11/09 – Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center *
11/11 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center *
11/13 – Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center *
11/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint *
11/16 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint *
11/18 – Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Arena *
11/19 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena *
11/21 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena *
11/22 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena *
11/24 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place ^
11/25 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome ^

$ = w/ Tomahawk
* = w/ Explosions in the Sky
# = w/ Godspeed You! Black Emperor
^ = w/ Support TBA

Watch the David Lynch-directed video for “Came Back Haunted”:

Pearl Jam First trailer for ‘Pearl Jam Twenty’

Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to the band’s formation, the chaos that ensued soon-after their rise to megastardom, their step back from center stage, and the creation of a trusted circle that would surround them—giving way to a work culture that would sustain them. Told in big themes and bold colors with blistering sound, the film is carved from over 1,200 hours of rarely-seen and never-before seen footage spanning the band’s career. Pearl Jam Twenty is the definitive portrait of Pearl Jam: part concert film, part intimate insider-hang, part testimonial to the power of music and uncompromising artists.

About the Filmmaker

CAMERON CROWE, Director, Writer, Producer
At Age 13 Cameron Crowe began his professional life as a music critic, writing for magazines such as Creem and Crawdaddy, and at 15, became a staff writer for Rolling Stone. In 1979, Crowe (then 22) went undercover as a Southern California high schooler for his book, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He then wrote the screenplay for the film upon which it was based. In 1989, Crowe made his feature film directorial debut with Say Anything…. His other films include Jerry Maguire, Vanilla Sky, Elizabethtown and Almost Famous, which earned him an Oscar® for Best Original Screenplay. His newest narrative film, We Bought A Zoo, starring Matt Damon, will be released in December 2011.

Credits:

Pearl Jam:
Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder

Written and Directed by:
Cameron Crowe

Produced by:
Cameron Crowe, Kelly Curtis, Andy Fischer and Morgan Neville

Executive Producer:
Michele Anthony

Pre-Order Soundtrack and Book at pj20.com/pre-order/

The first full trailer for Pearl Jam Twenty, Cameron Crowe’s documentary about the Seattle rockers, has finally arrived. In just under three minutes, the clip provides a small glimpse into over 1,200 hours of footage from the Pearl Jam vaults, including an awkward yet amazing Q&A between Eddie Vedder and David Lynch, video from early rehearsals and a seemingly endless series of stage dives and smashed guitars. The movie will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10th, open in major cities on September 20th and air on PBS as part of their American Masters series on October 21st.