American Recordings honcho Rick Rubin (Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys, Tom
Petty, Red Hot Chili Peppers) has agreed to produce the next album from Trent
Reznor's Nine Inch Nails.
Sources close to both parties told ATN that the
pair, who worked together previously when Rubin produced "Piggy (nothing can
stop me now)" on 1995's remix CD Further Down the Spiral (featuring Dave
Navarro on guitar), are slated to get together once Reznor finishes preliminary
songwriting and arranging, which he is currently working on at his New Orleans
Meanwhile, as previously reported in ATN, Reznor has summoned a
number of name remixers to work on "The Perfect Drug," (May 13) his
drum-and-bass single from the Lost Highway soundtrack.
currently gracing the cover of TIME magazine as one of the "25 Most
Influential People In America (1997)," will get his song worked over by The
Orb, Space Time Continuum, Plug (aka Wagonchrist aka Luke Vibert, an artist
Reznor recently signed to his Nothing record label), Aphrodite and Meat Beat