This weekend, Nine Inch Nails performed a pair of shows at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV as a warmup for their upcoming global tour. The performances—on Wednesday and Friday nights, respectively—were full of highlights, including the live debut of their recently released single, “God Break Down The Door” and more. Another night one highlight came in the form of an excellent “I’m Afraid of Americans”, the David Bowie track to which Trent Reznor originally contributed in the late ’90’s. Watch high-quality fan-shot footage of “I’m Afraid of Americans” and the live debut of the new song below:Nine Inch Nails – “I’m Afraid of Americans” (David Bowie)[Video: PIT FLIKS]Nine Inch Nails – “God Break Down The Door” (Live debut)[Video: Bastard Pride]Setlist: Nine Inch Nails | The Joint | Las Vegas, NV | 6/13/18Metal (Gary Numan cover) (first performance since 2009)Me, I’m NotThe Beginning of the EndSurvivalismMarch of the PigsThe LoversFind My WayBurnGod Break Down the Door (live debut)Letting YouGave UpEven DeeperI Do Not Want This (first performance since 2009)I’m Afraid of Americans (David Bowie cover)Less ThanCame Back HauntedOnlyWishHead Like a HoleView Full SetlistSetlist: Nine Inch Nails | The Joint | Las Vegas, NV | 6/15/18Branches/BonesWishSanctifiedCopy of ALess ThanMarch of the PigsPiggyThe FrailThe WretchedCloser1,000,000I Can’t Give Everything AwayThe Background WorldThe Great DestroyerBurning Bright (Field on Fire)The Hand That FeedsHead Like a HoleEncore:OnlySurvivalismThe Day the World Went AwayHurtView Full SetlistAfter a run of overseas dates, Nine Inch Nails will begin their Cold And Black And Infinite North American Tour in September, culminating with four shows at the Palladium in Los Angeles, CA. See below for a list of NIN North American tour dates. For a full list of upcoming dates, head here.Nine Inch Nails – Cold And Black And Infinite North American Tour 201809/13 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre09/14 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre09/18 Morrison, CO Red Rocks09/19 Morrison, CO Red Rocks09/22 San Antonio, TX River City Rockfest09/24 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theater09/26 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre09/27 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre09/29 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater10/09 Washington, DC The Anthem10/13 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall10/14 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall10/19 Boston, MA Boch Center10/20 Boston, MA Boch Center10/22 Detroit, MI Fox Theater10/23 Detroit, MI Fox Theater10/25 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom10/26 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom11/23 New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre11/24 New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre11/27 Irving, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory11/28 Irving, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory12/03 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium12/07 Los Angeles, CA Palladium12/08 Los Angeles, CA Palladium12/11 Los Angeles, CA Palladium12/12 Los Angeles, CA PalladiumView North American Tour Dates [H/T Consequence of Sound]
Solicitor General Jose Calida. CNN He then reiterated his request for anoral argument to defend the OSG position that the network’s franchise must benullified due to several violations. Calida added that what the OSG want isto stop the discussion while the case is pending in court. In a consolidated reply to the SupremeCourt, Solicitor General Jose Calida said ABS-CBN’s claim that a gag order willimpair the people’s right to information is “overly sweeping if not altogetherexaggeration.” The SC did not make any action onCalida’s quo warranto petition as well as in the gag order motion against thenetwork earlier this week and the high court will tackle the cases during itsen banc session on March 10./PN He added: “It is respectfullysubmitted that the Honorable Court’s plenary power embodied in the Constitutionclearly gives statutory basis to the Honorable Court’s jurisdiction to hear thepresent quo warranto petition.” MANILA – The Office of the SolicitorGeneral (OSG) insisted there was a need to issue a gag order against partiesfrom discussing in public the quo warranto case filed against televisionnetwork ABS-CBN. “The issues raised before thisHonorable Court do not present political but legal questions which are withinits province to resolve,” the Solicitor General said. In his quo warranto petition to thehigh court, Calida said the OSG uncovered numerous abuses and violations ofABS-CBN Corp. and ABS-CBN Convergence of its legislative franchise. Calida also maintained that the quowarranto is allowed under the Rules of Civil Procedure in order to obtain ajudicial declaration of the supposed violation committed by the network. Calida also said the network violatedthe constitutional provision against foreign ownership of media entities whenit issued the Philippine Depository Receipts to foreigners. “The exercise of such right is notabsolute for it may be so regulated that it shall not be injurious to the equalenjoyment of others having equal rights, nor injurious to the rights of thecommunity or society,” Calida said.