This graphic was taken from the original art photograph inserts that were included in the band's second album. The album, The Downward Spiral, was met with a fair amount of criticism but is overall regarded as one of the most important industrial rock albums to have come out of the 90s.
Nine Inch Nails is a popular rock band that played a huge role in the industrial goth movement in the 90s. They are considered the pioneers of using electronic beats with alternative sounds in America, bringing forth a new era of music. Their lyrics are fueled by betrayal, anger, and angst. Trent Reznor, the founder and main member of NIN, recorded their most well-known album at a studio in Uptown, New Orleans. Right by where the Mushroom is located! I mean, we were basically neighbors.