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Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor is an American songwriter/musician/producer and sole member of multi-platinum act Nine Inch Nails, and now an Academy Award winning film composer. He began creating music as a child in Western Pennsylvania, first on piano and then taking up other instruments. He eventually moved to Cleveland, OH where he took a job at a local ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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The Social Network
Lost Highway
Lost Highway Music Department
Se7en Soundtrack


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 2013-2016 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Day the World Went Away (2016) ... (writer: "The Day The World Went Away" - uncredited)
- The Devil's Share (2013) ... (writer: "Hurt")
- The Crossing (2013) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wingman (2016) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2016 Mad Dogs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flares (2016) ... (writer: "Getting Smaller" - uncredited)
 2015 Rick and Morty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wedding Squanchers (2015) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2015 Brudermord (Short) (writer: "10 Ghosts II", "15 Ghosts II")
 2015 Magic Mike XXL (writer: "Closer")
  Fortitude (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... (performer: "She Reminds Me of You" - uncredited) / (writer: "She Reminds Me of You" - uncredited)
 2014 The Loft (writer: "Closer")
 2014 Citizenfour (Documentary) (writer: "02 Ghosts I", "20 Ghosts III")
 2014 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Me and J.R. (2014) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2014 Beyond the Door (Short) (writer: "37 Ghosts", "38 Ghosts")
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (producer: "Copy of a") / (writer: "Copy of a")
 2014 The Raid 2 (writer: "13 Ghosts II", "14 Ghosts II")
 2013-2014 The Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (2014) ... (writer: "Closer")
- Bizarre Sex #9 Presents Omaha the Cat Dancer (2013) ... (writer: "Closer")
 2013 Elementary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Internal Audit (2013) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Man on the Moon (2013) ... (performer: "In Motion" - uncredited) / (writer: "In Motion" - uncredited)
 2013 I Hate Everything (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Hate Facebook (2013) ... (writer: "In Motion" - uncredited)
  One Night Stand (TV Series short) (5 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (performer - 5 episodes, 2010 - 2013)
- Hope It Was Worth It! (2013) ... ("I'm Afraid of Americans")
- Road Trips (2013) ... (performer: "I'm Afraid of Americans" - uncredited)
- Leave No Man Behind (2013) ... ("I'm Afraid of Americans")
- Relapse (2013) ... ("I'm Afraid of Americans", uncredited)
- Kid Went Nuts! (2010) ... (performer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
 2013 The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Closer")
 2013 The Hangover Part III (writer: "Hurt")
 2013 The Unbelievers (Documentary) (writer: "Complication")
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "Mantra") / (writer: "With Teeth", "Every Day Is Exactly the Same", "Mantra")
 2012 The Ghosts of Faust (Video) (writer: "36 Ghosts IV (Epilogue)", "12 Ghosts II (Where Did All the Color Go?)", "23 Ghosts III (Domino)", "28 Ghosts IV (Opalescent Haze)", "26 Ghosts III (The Big Come Up)", "38 Ghosts (Void: The Summit)", "27 Ghosts III (And This Is How Things Fall Apart)", "25 Ghosts III (Burn Out)", "33 Ghosts IV, Pt. 2 (Hellbound)", "30 Ghosts IV (Mephisto: The Pit)", "34 Ghosts IV, Pt. 1 (Further Down the Spiral)", "20 Ghosts III (The Dominoes Topple)", "8 Ghosts I (Bipolar)", "22 Ghosts III (Antidote O)", "32 Ghosts IV (Preparing the Canvas)", "31 Ghosts IV (Painting with Blood)", "17 Ghosts II (Stained)", "33 Ghosts IV, Pt. 1 (The Virtue of Patience)", "2 Ghosts I (Everything is Exactly the Same)", "1 Ghosts I (Color: The Beginning)", "35 Ghosts IV (A Proposition, Pt. 1)", "6 Ghosts I (A Proposition, Pt. 2)", "21 Ghosts I (Art Is Resistance, Pt. 1)", "13 Ghosts II (Love and Rebellion)", "29 Ghosts IV (Parepin)", "19 Ghosts III (Opal)", "7 Ghosts I (Baal)", "5 Ghosts I (No Room for Love in Anarchy)", "18 Ghosts II (Psilocybin / Ghost in the Machine)", "24 Ghosts III (Art Is Resistance, Pt. 2)", "11 Ghosts II (Break Down / Slip)", "10 Ghosts II (Myke)", "15 Ghosts II (Crossroads)", "3 Ghosts I (Art Is Resistance, Pt. 3)", "4 Ghosts I (Aftermath / The Presence)", "9 Ghosts I (Molly Memoria)", "34 Ghosts IV, Pt. 2 (Past is Prologue / Nia)")
 2012/I Agoraphobia (Short) (writer: "Ghosts I-IV")
 2012 The Cabin in the Woods (writer: "Last")
 2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ("Immigrant Song") / (producer: "Immigrant Song")
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Ki'ilua (2011) ... (performer: "Hand Covers Bruise" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hand Covers Bruise" - uncredited)
 2011 Hey There (Short) (writer: "2 Ghost I", "13 Ghost II")
 2011 Shades of Grey (Short) (performer: "A Familiar Taste") / (writer: "A Familiar Taste")
 2011/I Undead (Short) (performer: "Right Where It Belongs" - as Nine Inch Nails) / (writer: "Right Where It Belongs" - as Nine Inch Nails)
 2011 Colombiana (writer: "Hurt")
 2011/I Limitless (writer: "The Believers")
 2010 Dream's Grip (Short) (writer: "1 Ghosts I", "2 Ghosts I", "17 Ghosts II", "22 Ghosts III")
 2010 Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Wish")
 2010 The Social Network (arranger: "In the Hall of the Mountain King Op. 23") / (performer: "In the Hall of the Mountain King Op. 23") / (producer: "In the Hall of the Mountain King Op. 23")
 2010 To Forget You or The Lost Art of Making a Behind the Scenes (Video documentary short) (writer: "7 Ghosts I", "14 Ghosts II", "16 Ghosts III")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yes We Can (2009) ... (writer: "Feel It")
 2009 Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (writer: "The Theme for Tetsuo the Bullet Man")
 2009 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Midnight (2009) ... (writer: "Discipline" - uncredited)
 2003-2009 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Rage Wild Card Special III (2009) ... (writer: "Hurt")
- Heaven and Hell Special (2003) ... (writer: "Closer")
 2009 Nine Inch Nails and the Industrial Uprising (Video documentary) (writer: "Just Like You Imagined", "Down in It", "Head Like a Hole", "Suck", "Now I'm Nothing", "Wish", "Happiness in Slavery", "March of the Pigs", "Closer", "Hurt", "The Day the World Went Away", "Starfuckers Inc.", "The Hand That Feeds", "Beside You in Time", "Capital G", "22 Ghosts III", "Discipline", "Last" (uncredited))
 2009 To Forget You or The Lost Art of Loving You Madly (Short) (writer: "9 Ghosts I", "13 Ghosts II", "36 Ghosts IV")
 2009 Being Human (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flotsam and Jetsam (2009) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2009 Every Song Must End (Short) (writer: "Ghost 1", "Ghost 5", "Ghost 30", "Ghost 32")
 2008 Midnight Club: Los Angeles (Video Game) (writer: "1,000,000", "Discipline")
 2008 Fling (performer: "Flyentology (Cassettes Won't Listen Remix)")
 2008 Greetings from Pittsburgh: Neighborhood Narratives (writer: "13 GHOSTS II")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2008 Wanted (writer: "Every Day is Exactly the Same")
 2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elephant's Memory (2008) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2008 Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub (Documentary) (writer: "Down In It")
 2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- BeShalach (2008) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2007 Dr. Psycho - Die Bösen, die Bullen, meine Frau und ich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der polnische Maulwurf (2007) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2007 Nine Inch Nails Live: Beside You in Time (Video) (writer: "Love Is Not Enough", "You Know What You Are?", "Terrible Lie", "The Line Begins to Blur", "March of the Pigs", "Something I Can Never Have", "Closer", "Burn", "Gave Up", "Eraser", "Right Where It Belongs", "Beside You in Time", "With Teeth", "Wish", "Only", "The Big Come Down", "Hurt", "The Hand That Feeds", "Head Like a Hole")
 2007 The Hitcher (writer: "Closer")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "The Hand That Feeds")
 2005-2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Topp 40 #1 (2006) ... (writer: "Hurt")
- Topp 7 - Country (2005) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2005 WWE Raw (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eddie Guerrero Tribute Show (2005) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2005 Doom (writer: "You Know What You Are?")
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary) (writer: "Hurt", "Closer", "The Perfect Drug")
 2005 Constantine (writer: "Passive")
 2005 Why We Fight (Documentary) (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2004 Overlagt (TV Short) (arranger: "Driver Down") / (performer: "Driver Down") / (producer: "Driver Down") / (writer: "Driver Down")
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here (writer: "Hurt")
 2004 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ghost in the Machine: Part 2 (2004) ... (writer: "Feel It")
- Ghost in the Machine: Part 1 (2004) ... (writer: "Feel It")
 2004 Man on Fire (writer: "The Mark Has Been Made", "The Wretched (Version)", "The Art of Self Destruction, Part One", "The Downward Spiral (The Bottom)", "Self Destruction, Part Two", "The Great Below")
 2003 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shattered (2003) ... (writer: "Hurt" - uncredited)
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Sixty-Five (2003) ... (writer: "Hurt")
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lady Heather's Box (2003) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
 2002 Resident Evil (writer: "Fist Fuck")
 2002 Nine Inch Nails Live: And All That Could Have Been (Video documentary) (writer: "Terrible Lie", "Sin", "March of the Pigs", "Piggy", "The Frail", "The Wretched", "Gave Up", "La mer", "The Great Below", "The Mark Has Been Made", "Wish", "Complication", "Suck", "Closer", "Head Like a Hole", "Just Like You Imagined", "Starfuckers, Inc.", "Hurt", "Starfuckers, Inc." (alternate version), "Reptile", "The Day the World Went Away")
 2002 Evil on Queen Street (Video) (writer: "Just Like You Imagined")
 2001 New Port South (writer: "EVEN DEEPER" (Telefon Tel-Aviv Remix))
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider ("Deep")
 2001 Chaos Rising: The Storm Around 'Natural Born Killers' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Burn")
  Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2000) (performer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Fire! (2000) ... (writer: "We're in This Together")
- The Daria Hunter (1998) ... (performer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
 2000 Final Destination (writer: "Into the Void")
 1999 God Is in the T.V. (Video documentary) (music: "The Reflecting God" - as Reznor)
 1997 Closure (Video documentary) (writer: "Eraser", "Eraser (Polite)" (uncredited), "Eraser (Denial; Realization)" (uncredited))
 1997 Edge (performer: "Fist Fuck") / (writer: "Fist Fuck", "March of the Pigs")
 1997 Lost Highway ("Various Ominous Drones") / (arranger: "Driving Theme") / (performer: "Driving Theme") / (producer: "The Perfect Drug", "Driving Theme") / (writer: "The Perfect Drug", "Driving Theme")
 1995 Se7en (writer: "Closer (Precursor)")
 1995 The Doom Generation (writer: "Heresy")
 1994 Natural Born Killers (writer: "Something I Can Never Have", "A Warm Place", "Burn" (uncredited))
 1993-1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Figure Drawing (1994) ... (writer: "March of the Pigs")
- Baby Makes Uh, Three (1993) ... (writer: "Wish")
- Door to Door (1993) ... (writer: "Head Like a Hole")
 1993 The Young Americans (writer: "Gave Up")
 1992 Broken (Video short) (producer: "Pinion", "Wish", "Help Me I Am in Hell", "Happiness in Slavery", "Gave Up") / (writer: "Pinion", "Wish", "Help Me I Am in Hell", "Happiness in Slavery", "Gave Up")
 1990 Class of 1999 (writer: "Head Like a Hole")
 1987 Light of Day (arranger: "True Love Ways")
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I pop the video in, and wow. Tears welling, silence, goose-bumps...Wow. I just lost my girlfriend, because that song isn't mine anymore...It really made me think about how powerful music is as a medium and art form. I wrote some words and music in my bedroom as a way of staying sane, about a bleak and desperate place I was in, totally isolated and alone. That winds up reinterpreted by a music ... See more »


Played in bands such as Option 30, Prick and Exotic Birds (which did music for the Michael J. Fox movie, "Light Of Day". See more »


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