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The Downward Spiral

Nine Inch Nails' Second Album is a stunning Industrial Rock Conceptual Masterpiece!

By Paul StewartPublished 10 months ago 1 min read

An uncompromisingly raw, aggressive, and at times, beautiful musical exploration of a descent into self-destruction. There's either a hopeful or hopeless end to the tale, depending on how you interpret it. Given the autobiographical nature of Trent Reznor's work and its parallels with his life, I've always felt the hope.


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Paul Stewart

Scottish-Italian poet/writer from Glasgow.

Overflowing in English language torture and word abuse.

"Every man has a sane spot somewhere" R.L Stevenson

The Accidental Poet - Poetry Collection is now available!

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  • Jazzy 10 months ago

    I LOVE NIN so much! This was great!

  • We are the knights who say, "NIN." Nicely done, Paul.

  • Oh I remember you've talked about Nine Inch Nails in one of your Beat pieces! Excellent review!

  • Lamar Wiggins10 months ago

    Mr Self-Destruct is phenomenal, The whole album really. Great review, Paul.

  • Kendall Defoe 10 months ago

    This is the only NIN album I've bought... Thank you for this!

  • Naomi Gold10 months ago

    You have such great taste in art, and thoughtful interpretations of them. Love this!

  • Gokila10 months ago


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