Trent Reznor - Sondz

Overview

Michael Trent Reznor (born May 17, 1965) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and composer. He serves as the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and principal songwriter of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which he founded in 1988 and of which he was the sole official member until 2016. The first Nine Inch Nails album, Pretty Hate Machine (1989), was a commercial and critical success. Reznor has since released 11 more Nine Inch Nails studio albums.

Reznor began his career in the mid-1980s as a member of synth-pop bands such as Option 30, The Innocent, and Exotic Birds. He has contributed to the albums of artists such as Marilyn Manson, whom he mentored, rapper Saul Williams and Halsey. Alongside his wife Mariqueen Maandig and long-time Nine Inch Nails collaborators Atticus Ross and Rob Sheridan, he formed the post-industrial group How to Destroy Angels in 2009.

Beginning in 2010, Reznor, al...

Facts

Born17/5/1965 (Age: 56), in New Castle
AreaUnited States
Years active42
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married toMariqueen Maandig (2009-)
Role(s)Art DirectionProducerProducer (executive)PerformerEngineerVocalTambourinePianoMix
Label(s)The Null CorporationWalt Disney Recordsid SoftwareColumbiaLakeshore RecordsAnti‐Ghostly InternationalInvadaGT InteractiveSacred Bones Records
Label managementNothing Records (label founder)Cloudcover (personal publisher)

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Atticus Ross
Atticus RossArrangerPerformerMixProducerCreditProgramming
Jon Batiste
Jon BatisteArrangerProducerCreditPiano
Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch NailsArrangerProgrammingCredit
Tony Doogan
Tony DooganMixProducerRecording
Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo SantaolallaProducerCredit
Mogwai
MogwaiProducerCredit
Dustin Mosley
Dustin MosleyEngineer
Jun Murakawa
Jun MurakawaEngineer
Chris Richardson
Chris RichardsonEngineer
Danny Elfman
Danny ElfmanVocalSamplerSynthesizerGuitarProducerCredit