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Nine Inch Nails' 'Pretty Hate Machine' turns 20; goth, how time flies

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What’s big enough news to pull the newly-betrothed Trent Reznor out of his sworn Twitter retirement? The 20th anniversary of Pretty Hate Machine, Nine Inch Nails’ seminal 1989 release. Terrible truth! You were up above it? Now you’re down in it, NINies.

Said the Rez in his brief return: “Happy birthday, old friend. Pretty Hate Machine turns 20.” Let’s revisit with a little “Head Like a Hole,” shall we?

Bow down before the one you serve, superfans, and nail your Machine memories to the wall below. Then maybe — maybe! — you’re going get what you deserve.

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