Nine Inch Nails Live

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Nine Inch Nails is No Nostalgia Act

Ironically, NIN's Tension 2013 Tour does seem a bit like a reunion, if only because Reznor had previously declared in 2009 that he "isn't done creating music under the moniker, but that Nine Inch Nails is done touring for the foreseeable future." Yet last Friday he returned to Toronto, and pulled off a true feat for a decades-old band: he sounded fresh.