Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
- Posted on Apr 4th 2007 6:25PM by Melissa Olund
If you aren't up to speed on the whole 'Year Zero' saga, it began when fans decoded a hidden website address on concert t-shirts and started finding tracks from the album on USB drives left in concert hall bathroom stalls. Clues in the drives added up to an alternate reality game (think 'Lost') that has had NIN fans in a feeding frenzy on message boards for weeks.
At one point, the Recording Industry Association of America flexed its muscles, threatening sites that posted the tracks, prompting a label rep to politely tell Billboard, "These f****** idiots are going after a campaign that the label signed off on."
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