Flashback: Beavis and Butt-Head Rock Out to Nine Inch Nails - EpicNews

There weren’t many vibrant spots for followers of laborious rock and heavy metallic within the 2020 Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame class, since Judas Priest, Motörhead, and Soundgarden have been all shut out. An enormous exception was the inclusion of Nine Inch Nails. Trent Reznor was extra stunned by this than simply about anybody.

“I’m fairly in shock,” he told Rolling Stone shortly after studying the information. “After I look again at how 9 Inch Nails are obtained, it all the time looks as if we fall between the cracks or we’re not on this class or ‘that factor.’ I don’t know if it’s a protection mechanism, however I simply assumed we’d keep in that class, so I’m pleasantly stunned to see us acknowledged. It feels fairly good.”

9 Inch Nails have an unlimited cult viewers and proceed to headline festivals and pack arenas at any time when they tour, however the mainstream tradition hasn’t paid them a lot consideration because the mid-Nineties when The Downward Spiral launched teenagers throughout America to industrial music and Trent Reznor grew to become an unlikely MTV star.

Weeks after the discharge of the “March of the Pigs” single in February 1994, the video even confirmed up on Beavis and Butt-Head’s TV display screen. They spent a lot of the video banging their heads, commenting on Reznor’s “shiny pants,” and complaining that the “doesn’t it make you’re feeling higher” half was too comfortable. “This a part of the tune sucks,” stated Butt-Head. “These guys want to only consider rocking.”

Reznor has come a good distance since these days. He’s now the daddy to 5 youngsters, an elder statesmen of rock and the creator of the a number of the most acclaimed movie scores prior to now decade of cinema, even profitable an Academy Award for his work on The Social Community. However at Might’s Corridor of Fame induction ceremony, the previous Trent will come out when it’s time to play a number of the classics. And Beavis and Butt-Head, wherever they’re nowadays, will certainly be delighted.

Widespread on Rolling Stone