Pretty Hate Machine Tour Series

Pretty Hate Machine Tour Series
Tour by Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor Lollapalooza 1991.jpg
Trent Reznor at Lollapalooza 1991
Associated albumPretty Hate Machine
Start dateOctober 21, 1988
End dateSeptember 13, 1991
Nine Inch Nails concert chronology

Pretty Hate Machine Tour Series was a series of concert tours in support of Nine Inch Nails' debut album Pretty Hate Machine. The series took place over much of North America and Europe from 1989 to 1991. During this time, the band's line-up mainly consisted of Trent Reznor on vocals and guitars, Richard Patrick on back-up vocals and guitars, Chris Vrenna on drums, and a hired musician usually to play keyboards. The series consisted of eight tours, spanning Skinny Puppy's VIVIsectVI tour to a tour of Europe for the band.

VIVIsectVI Tour

Serving as the opening band for industrial icons Skinny Puppy, they played mostly songs from the then-unreleased Purest Feeling sessions and the then-upcoming Pretty Hate Machine album. This was the band's first official tour.

Band lineup

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue
October 21, 1988 Cleveland, Ohio United States Phantasy Theater
October 23, 1988 Cincinnati Bogart's
October 25, 1988 Huntington, West Virginia Rock 'N' Roll Cafe
October 26, 1988 Columbus, Ohio Newport Music Hall
October 27, 1988 Pittsburgh Graffiti
October 28, 1988 Richmond, Virginia
October 30, 1988 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
October 31, 1988 New York City Irving Plaza
November 1, 1988 Philadelphia Chestnut Cabaret
November 2, 1988 Trenton, New Jersey City Gardens
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