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Nine Inch Nails: A Bang On The Gear

Terry Staunton, New Musical Express, September 1991

SAN FRANCISCO, city of peace and love. Perhaps the last refuge of the beautiful people who advocate making babies, not bombs. But, hey, get out of the '60s, we don't have that mentality any more. It's 1991, the year of The Terminator (slight return), and Trent Reznor has declared war on anyone within guitar-slinging distance – and that includes the rest of Nine Inch Nails, as keyboard player James Woolley discover to his cost.

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