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Nine Inch Nails

Terrible Lie

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“Head Like a Hole” is a song by the American industrial rock project Nine Inch Nails. A song influenced by industrial metal group Ministry, it was released as the second single from the group’s debut album Pretty Hate Machine. The song received an almost overwhelmingly positive response from critics, and has been noted as the best track on the album. “Head Like a Hole” was Nine Inch Nails’ first single to chart on Hot 100 Singles Sales and enjoyed heavy rotation on the radio at the time. It has also been covered by New Wave band Devo, Christian rock band Showbread, indie rock band Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives, punk rock band AFI and nu metal band Korn. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Terrible lie ... Hey God ... I need someone to hold on to

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More songs by Nine Inch Nails (See Charts): The Hand That Feeds, Capital G, Dead Souls, Head Like A Hole, The Perfect Drug, Nine Inch Nails, The Day The World Went Away, Discipline, Right Where It Belongs, and Physical.

Popular in Industrial (See Charts): Pandemonium, Somewhat Damaged, Into The Void, Just Like You Imagined, Something I Can Never Have, Physical, Wish, The Day The World Went Away, In This Together, and Right Where It Belongs.


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