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Published on July 7th, 2015 | by Alan Cross


Trent Reznor Slaps Down Alberta Politicians

You knew this had to happen. When Alberta premier Rachel Notley got together with the mayors of Edmonton (Don Iveson) and Calgary (Naheed Nenshi) to create a “building Alberta together” initiative, some bright staffer suggested they create special T-shirts to highlight the N-I-N connection.

Alberta NIN



It was only time before this big of copyright and trademark infringement got back to Trent Reznor. Would he care? Yes. Yes, he would.

Legal advice was sought and what we have now is a cease-and-desist. Silly politicians. Why you not respect the law? (Via Tom)


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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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