Nine Inch Nails
The Downward Spiral
positioned as industrial's own , painting detailed, layered soundscapes from a wide tonal palette.
crashing metal guitars mix with several newfound elements such as expanded song structures, odd time signatures, shifting arrangements filled with novel sounds & tremendous textural variety. 'is full of striking sonic juxtapositions & sudden about-faces in tone, which make for a fascinating listen. the album ends on an affecting emotional peak, 'Hurt', famously covered by johnny cash that mingles drama & introspection in a way had never quite managed before.