Nights of Nothing Tour

"Nine Inch Nails headlined three one-off shows in 1996 as part of the Nights of Nothing showcase to promote Trent Reznor's Nothing Records. The Self Destruct lineup sans Robin Finck was joined by Kevin McMahon (who played guitar on all of the NIN songs, as well as sang Prick songs "Animal" and "Tough") and Clint Mansell (who sang Pop Will Eat Itself songs "R.S.V.P." and "Wise Up! Sucker"). Richard Patrick briefly returned to the band on this mini-tour, performing guitar and vocals on the song "Head Like A Hole" at the Irving Plaza show in New York. "   -ninwiki

Nine Inch Nails lineup
Trent Reznor: Vocals, guitar
Charlie Clouser: Keyboards, programming, backing vocals
Danny Lohner: Bass, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
Kevin McMahon: Guitar, vocals
Chris Vrenna: Drums

Concert Dates
1996-08-30  New Orleans, LA  Jimmy's
1996-09-05  New York, NY  Irving Plaza                 - soundboard video source available, an older crappy incomplete audio source had circulated
1996-09-08  Atlanta, GA  The Masquerade
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New Orleans
Jimmy's
August 30, 1996

Terrible Lie
March Of The Pigs
Sanctified
Suck
Wish
Down In It
Animal
Tough
R.S.V.P.
Wise Up, Sucker
Head Like A Hole
Something I Can Never Have

Opening bands:
Falling Janus
Cut Rate Box

First hand accounts at Hope and Vasiline archive

no recording has surfaced

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New York
Irving Plaza
September 5, 1996

Terrible Lie
March Of The Pigs
Sanctified
Suck
Wish
Down In It
Animal
Tough
R.S.V.P.
Wise Up, Sucker
Head Like A Hole
Something I Can Never Have

Opening bands:
Meat Beat Manifesto
Marilyn Manson

First hand accounts at Hope and Vasiline archive

Parts of this video can be seen on the MTV special "120 Minutes of Nothing" with host Matt Pinfield from 1996.  He interviews Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Meat Beat Manifesto, Clint Mansell from Pop Will Eat Itself and Kevin McMahon of Prick.

Lineage:
VHS (Label Released Promo) --(SVHS)--> miniDv --(1394)--> PC --> DVDR

Video: MPEG2 740x480 NTSC 4:3  Audio: PCM 48kHz 16bit Stereo

SCREEN CAPS COMING SOON

There was a cassette sourced recording of this show that included the Marilyn Manson set and the Nine Inch Nails portion through RSVP.  It is a terrible recording and rendered obsolete by the soundboard recording.

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Atlanta, GA
The Masquerade
September 8, 1996

Terrible Lie
March Of The Pigs
Sanctified
Suck
Wish
Down In It
Animal
Tough
R.S.V.P.
Wise Up, Sucker
Head Like A Hole
Something I Can Never Have
Dead Souls

This was the last time Nine Inch Nails played Sanctified.

Opening band:
17 Years

First hand accounts at Hope and Vasiline archive

no recording has surfaced