I was waiting for this night for about 15 years of my life. It all started with listening to Pretty Hate Machine and Fixed with Casey Carter when we were kids.
Throughout my childhood and adult life there was one thing consistent…I listened to Nine Inch Nails all the time. It not only was just the music but the community of people I met throughout my life who loved NIN just as much as I did, especially those I met through #eric.
I thought I missed the opportunity to see them live and this year they announced they would be going on tour. All I can tell you that it was one of the most perfect nights I’ve ever experienced. The order of the songs were so fitting with what I have been through in my life, though I won’t say what songs because I don’t want to spoil it for those going.
When I saw Trent and co. perform up there, I felt as if the presence of all of those who live NIN as much as I do were with me.
Of all of the people I admire as inspirations in my life, Trent Renznor is the only one still living and have had the opportunity to be in the presence of. This is a night I’ll never forget.