Mariqueen Maandig

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Mariqueen Maandig
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Maandig performing in May 2013
Background information
Birth nameMariqueen Arrabaca Maandig
Born (1981-04-05) April 5, 1981 (age 39)
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
InstrumentsVocals, bass, keyboards
Years active2004–present
Associated acts

Mariqueen Maandig Reznor (néeMaandig; born April 5, 1981) [1] is a Filipino-American singer, songwriter, and musician. She is the vocalist for How to Destroy Angels, and was the former vocalist of Los Angeles-based rock band West Indian Girl.

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Career

West Indian Girl (2004–2009)

Maandig was a vocalist for the band West Indian Girl from 2004 to 2009, [2] performing on the albums West Indian Girl and 4th & Wall . She appeared in Playboy magazine as the "Becoming Attraction" for the January 2009 issue.

How to Destroy Angels (2010–present)

In 2010, Maandig and her husband Trent Reznor formed the group How to Destroy Angels, along with long-time Reznor collaborator Atticus Ross. [3] [4] They have released two EPs named How to Destroy Angels and An Omen , and a studio album, Welcome Oblivion .

Guest appearances

Maandig has worked with LA-based songwriter BAO and appeared as a guest vocalist on two of his band Ming & Ping's songs, "Mixed Melodies" from their eponymous 2009 album and "Chinatown" from 2012's The Darkness of Night. She also provided backing vocals on the track "She's Gone Away" on Nine Inch Nails' 2016 EP Not the Actual Events , as well as on "Shit Mirror" off the band's 2018 album Bad Witch .

Personal life

Maandig married Trent Reznor in October 2009. [5] [6] They have five children: sons Lazarus Echo (born October 10, 2010), [7] Balthazar Venn (born December 31, 2011), [8] [9] a third child whose name is unknown (born November 1, 2015), [10] daughter Nova Lux Reznor (born December 3, 2016) [11] and a fifth child whose name is unknown (born January 2020). [12]

Discography

With How to Destroy Angels
With West Indian Girl

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