Nine Inch Nails

The best album credited to Nine Inch Nails is The Downward Spiral which is ranked number 143 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 12,458.

Nine Inch Nails is ranked number 107 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 23,648.

Nine Inch Nails official website: http://nin.com

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Nine Inch Nails best albums

The following albums by Nine Inch Nails are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Total albums: 21. Page 1 of 3

This may not be a complete discography for Nine Inch Nails.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Nine Inch Nails bestography composition

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2000s 8 0%
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2020s 2 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 20 95%
Yes 1 5%

Nine Inch Nails best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 92 (362 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 92 (344 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 89 (255 votes)Comments: 3
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 89 (116 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Fragile)
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Rating: 88 (167 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Pretty Hate Machine)
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Rating: 88 (112 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Fragile)
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Rating: 88 (83 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 88 (231 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 88 (235 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 87 (214 votes)Comments: 4
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Rating: 87 (200 votes)Comments: 2
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Rating: 87 (100 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Fragile)
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Rating: 87 (134 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Pretty Hate Machine)
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Rating: 87 (198 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album The Downward Spiral)
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Rating: 87 (143 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Pretty Hate Machine)
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Rating: 87 (59 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Broken)
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Rating: 87 (82 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Fragile)
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Rating: 86 (221 votes)Comments: 4
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Rating: 86 (63 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Hesitation Marks)
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Rating: 86 (87 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Fragile)
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Nine Inch Nails ratings

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80/100 (from 115 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 3% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 80.3/100, a mean average of 79.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 17.3.

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From 05/19/2017 12:57
Nine Inch Nails is some of the best music I've heard. PHM, Broken, TDS and TF are especially amazing.
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From 09/04/2016 21:19
Trent Reznor's is one of the most unique and singular vision in music. His music is entirely his own in writing, and in some cases in recording. Production wise, he is one of the greats of all time, and the ambitiousness of his albums matches that greatness. Many complain about the weakness of his lyrics, and though he will occasionally have lyrics that definitely do not match the quality of the music he makes, he has some incredible songs lyrically. As well, I find his lyrics do a good job of painting a picture of how he (or his characters) see the worlds they inhabit. I do not consider his lyrics to be the strongest part of his music, but for the most part I do not think that he's weakened by his lyrics. Overall I think Nine Inch Nails is one of the most overlooked bands, and I think it is one of the best bands of its generation.
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From 06/20/2016 13:28
The band were forced to cut their excessively long nails in order to play their guitars
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From 05/25/2016 01:07
Apart from the three consecutive standout albums (which actually sound larger than life once you notice the effort, ideas and visions Trent put in those records) he's also a great live performer although he already peaked in the mid of the 90s. Back then I was a little kid, therefore I will never have the chance to experience the power he delivered on stage which was breathtaking during the time of the Self Destruct Tour based on footage. You simply can't expect a troubled man who dealt with social anxiety and drug consumption to stay the same forever. It's almost unbelievable that he managed his psychic pain so well. Creating music probably kept him alive and was the reason that he didn't give in.

Someone mentioned that he would replicate his old stuff, but that's not true. His sound still evolves and he delivered great soundtracks in collaboration with Atticus Ross. He's still a great visionary and I really hope for another masterpiece, but he has to figure out how to get it right with his current abilities, because, as I mentioned, everybody changes. He still has the potential to do so.
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From 07/17/2015 06:24
Only really listened to Downward but i highly enjoyed..starting to listen to The Fragile and it's good and uh i've heard 4 tracks for Pretty Hate Machine and they're fucking fantastic..just good instrumentation's really boost my mark up
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From 10/11/2014 17:57
The band that combined Industrial with Rock and Metal to create a stunning musical experience in the late 80's and the entirety of the 90's.
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From 04/22/2012 18:20
Its all mostly good. Favs; Downward, Pretty Hate, Broken, Fragile, With Teeth, Year Zero.
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From 03/03/2012 21:19
Legend
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