Add Violence

Add Violence
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ReleasedJuly 19, 2017 (2017-07-19)
GenreIndustrial rock
Nine Inch Nails chronology
The Fragile: Deviations 1
Add Violence
Bad Witch
Halo numbers chronology
Halo 30
Halo 31
Halo 32
Singles from Add Violence
  1. "Less Than"
    Released: July 13, 2017

Add Violence is the sixth extended play by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. Released through The Null Corporation and Capitol Records on July 19, 2017, it is the second in a trilogy of releases, following the EP Not the Actual Events (2016) and preceding the band's ninth studio album Bad Witch (2018). It was produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.[2]

Moving away from the more aggressive nature of Not The Actual Events, the EP focused more on soundscapes and textures alongside their traditional elements, similar to that of The Fragile (1999), which resulted in more longform compositions. The release was promoted with two singles: "Less Than" and "This Isn't the Place", along with their accompanying music videos. Add Violence received a positive response from critics, and reached No. 17 on the U.S. charts.

Themes and composition

In an interview with Zane Lowe, Reznor said:

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