ďNIN as a touring live band or live band thatís on the road all the time is stopping,Ē Reznor said. ďIíve just reached the point ... where it has invaded every other aspect of my life. Also I think creatively, my time would be better spent on other stuff that could be NIN or outside NIN. Some of it may be collaborative things. I have a number of projects that are not music-related which I have put on the back burner for a long time.Ē
One of those non-music projects could be a proposed HBO series based on the Nine Inch Nailsí 2007 concept album Year Zero. He pitched it to the network almost a year ago, although there hasnít been much news about it lately.
Still, it sounds like no matter what Reznor decides to do in the future, these final NIN shows wonít be the last we see of him on a concert stage Ė especially considering the woeful state of the music business. ďItís nice to get a paycheck,Ē he acknowledged, ďand now the only way to get a paycheck is to play live.Ē
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