Trent Reznor Says Tapeworm Is Dead

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails has officially confirmed in an online posting that the much-hyped Tapeworm project — which was to feature contributions from A Perfect Circle/Tool frontman Maynard Keenan and Pantera’s Phil Anselmo, among others — will probably never see the light of day.

Trent Reznor Calls Tapeworm An ‘Interesting Experiment’

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor addressed his his long-in-the-works side project Tapeworm, which also features Tool/ A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan. “It has been an interesting experiment for Maynard and I to peek around in each other’s heads, shining flashlights in some shadowy corners,” Reznor said in a statement issued to MTV News. “We’ve realized we’re each in somewhat similar places in our respective lives and outlook, so it’s been great to collaborate on that level.” Read more.

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Tapeworm Hit The Studio

Metal Hammer reports the Trent Reznor Maynard James Keenan project, Tapeworm, have finally entered the studio, a year after they were to begin work on the project. The respective Nine Inch Nails and Tool / A Perfect Circle frontmen will be joined by NIN’s Charlie Clouser (programming / mixing) and Danny Lohner (guitar).