Wave Goodbye Tour

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Wave Goodbye Tour
Concert by Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails performing at the Virgin Festival in Toronto on August 30, 2009.
Start dateFebruary 17, 2009
End dateSeptember 10, 2009
No. of shows78
37 in North America
28 in Europe
8 in Oceania
5 in Asia
1 cancellation
Nine Inch Nails concert chronology

Wave Goodbye Tour was a 2009 concert tour by industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails.

Industrial rock music genre

Industrial rock is an alternative rock genre that fuses industrial music and rock music.

Nine Inch Nails American industrial rock band

Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN, is an American industrial rock band formed in 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio. Singer, producer and instrumentalist Trent Reznor was the only permanent member until the addition of English musician Atticus Ross in 2016.



Various NIN classics were played on this tour, alongside other songs such as "Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)" and "The Way Out Is Through".

Piggy (song) single by Nine Inch Nails

"Piggy" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails from their second studio album, The Downward Spiral (1994). It was written by Trent Reznor, co-produced by Flood, and recorded at Le Pig. It was released in December 1994 as a promotional single from the album. The song is known for being Reznor's only live drumming performance.

<i>The Fragile</i> (Nine Inch Nails album) 1999 album by Nine Inch Nails

The Fragile is the third studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released as a double album on September 21, 1999 by Nothing and Interscope Records. It was produced by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and longtime collaborator Alan Moulder. It was recorded throughout 1997 to 1999 in New Orleans.

Pretty Hate Machine era

Head Like a Hole 1990 song by Nine Inch Nails

"Head Like a Hole" is a song by the American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released as the second single from the group's debut album, Pretty Hate Machine.

Down in It single by Nine Inch Nails

"Down in It" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released in 1989. Released as the project's debut single, the song was the first to be written by Trent Reznor. It was released as a teaser single prior to the debut album, Pretty Hate Machine.

"Something I Can Never Have" is the fifth track on industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails' 1989 debut album, Pretty Hate Machine. The song was used in the film Natural Born Killers. According to Loren Coleman, the song deals with suicidal themes.

Broken era

Wish (Nine Inch Nails song) song by Nine Inch Nails

"Wish" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails from their debut extended play (EP), Broken (1992). It was released in 1992 as a promotional single from the EP. The drumming on the track was performed by Martin Atkins.

The Downward Spiral era

<i>The Downward Spiral</i> 1994 studio album by Nine Inch Nails

The Downward Spiral is the second studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on March 8, 1994, by Nothing Records and Interscope Records in the United States and by Island Records in Europe. It is a concept album detailing the destruction of a man from the beginning of his "downward spiral" to his death by suicide. The Downward Spiral features elements of industrial rock, techno and heavy metal music, in contrast to the band's synthpop-influenced debut album Pretty Hate Machine (1989), and was produced by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and Flood.

Burn (Nine Inch Nails song) 1994 song by Nine Inch Nails

"Burn" is a song recorded by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails for the soundtrack to the 1994 film Natural Born Killers. It was released as a promotional single from the soundtrack. The song was included as a bonus track on the 10th anniversary deluxe edition of The Downward Spiral in 2004. Live performances of the song are featured on KROQ Christmas 2005 and the concert film Beside You in Time.

<i>Further Down the Spiral</i> 1995 remix album by Nine Inch Nails

Further Down the Spiral is the first remix album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. It is the companion remix disc to the band’s second studio album, The Downward Spiral, and was released on June 1, 1995 in two editions, one denoted as Halo 10 and the other as Halo 10 V2, each containing a different set of tracks.

The Fragile era

The Day the World Went Away 1999 single by Nine Inch Nails

"The Day the World Went Away" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on July 20, 1999 as the lead single from their third studio album The Fragile (1999). The song was the band's first top-forty hit on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 17, which remains their highest-ever position on the chart.

"Just Like You Imagined" is an instrumental by Nine Inch Nails from their 1999 album The Fragile.

With Teeth era

Year Zero era

The Slip era

Tour dates

Oceania ("Soundwave Festival")
February 17, 2009 [1] Auckland New Zealand Vector Arena
February 21, 2009 Brisbane Australia Brisbane Exhibition Ground
February 22, 2009 Sydney Eastern Creek Raceway
February 24, 2009 [1] Hordern Pavilion
February 25, 2009 [1] Melbourne Festival Hall
February 27, 2009 Royal Melbourne Showgrounds
February 28, 2009 Adelaide Bonython Park
March 2, 2009 Perth Steel Blue Oval
North America, Leg #1 ("NIN|JA")
May 8, 2009 [2] West Palm Beach, Florida United States Cruzan Amphitheatre
May 9, 2009 [2] Tampa, Florida Ford Amphitheatre
May 10, 2009 [2] Atlanta Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
May 12, 2009 [2] Austin, Texas Frank Erwin Center
May 14, 2009 [2] Albuquerque, New Mexico Journal Pavilion
May 15, 2009 [2] Phoenix, Arizona Cricket Wireless Pavilion
May 16, 2009 [2] Chula Vista, California Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
May 18, 2009 [2] Paradise, Nevada Pearl Concert Theater
May 20, 2009 [2] Irvine, California Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 21, 2009 [2] Santa Barbara, California Santa Barbara Bowl
May 22, 2009 [2] Mountain View, California Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 24, 2009 George, Washington Sasquatch! Music Festival
May 26, 2009 [2] Greenwood Village, Colorado Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
May 27, 2009 [2] Kansas City, Missouri Starlight Theatre
May 29, 2009 Chicago Charter One Pavilion
May 30, 2009 [2] Noblesville, Indiana Verizon Wireless Music Center
May 31, 2009 [2] Clarkston, Michigan DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 2, 2009 [2] Toronto Canada Molson Amphitheatre
June 3, 2009 [2] Mansfield, Massachusetts United States Comcast Center
June 5, 2009 [2] Camden, New Jersey Susquehanna Bank Center
June 6, 2009 [2] Holmdel, New Jersey PNC Bank Arts Center
June 7, 2009 [2] Wantagh, New York Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
June 9, 2009 [2] Columbia, Maryland Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 10, 2009 [2] Burgettstown, Pennsylvania Post-Gazette Pavilion
June 12, 2009 [2] Charlotte, North Carolina Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 13, 2009 Manchester, Tennessee Bonnaroo Music Festival
June 19, 2009 Nickelsdorf Austria Nova Rock Festival
June 20, 2009 Neuhausen ob Eck Germany Southside Festival
June 21, 2009 Scheeßel Hurricane Festival
June 23, 2009 Poznań Poland Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie
June 24, 2009 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
June 26, 2009 Milan Italy Idroscalo Festival
June 27, 2009 St. Gallen SwitzerlandOpen Air Festival
June 29, 2009 Düsseldorf Germany Philipshalle
June 30, 2009Berlin Treptow Arena
July 2, 2009 Arvika Sweden Arvika Festival
July 3, 2009 Roskilde Denmark Roskilde Festival
July 5, 2009 Werchter Belgium Rock Werchter Festival
July 7, 2009ParisFrance Le Zénith
July 8, 2009 Amsterdam Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
July 9, 2009 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
July 11, 2009 Kinross United Kingdom T in the Park
July 12, 2009 Naas Ireland Oxegen
July 14, 2009 Manchester United Kingdom Evening News Arena
July 15, 2009London O2 Arena
July 18, 2009 Istanbul Turkey Rock'n Coke
July 20, 2009 Athens GreeceVrahon Theatre
July 22, 2009RomeItalyIppodromo Capannelle
July 24, 2009 Budapest Hungary Syma Sport and Events Centre
July 25, 2009 Târgu Mureş Romania CokeLive Peninsula Festival
July 28, 2009 Nîmes France Arena of Nîmes
July 30, 2009 Madrid SpainLa Riviera
July 31, 2009 Paredes de Coura Portugal Paredes de Coura Festival
August 2, 2009 Knebworth United Kingdom Sonisphere Festival
August 5, 2009 Quezon City Philippines Araneta Coliseum
August 7, 2009 Chiba City Japan Summer Sonic Festival
August 8, 2009 Osaka Summer Sonic Festival
August 10, 2009 Singapore Singapore Fort Canning Park
August 15, 2009 Seoul South Korea ETP Festival
North America, Leg #2
August 22, 2009New York CityUnited States Bowery Ballroom
August 23, 2009 Webster Hall
August 25, 2009 Terminal 5
August 26, 2009
August 28, 2009Chicago, Illinois Aragon Ballroom
August 29, 2009
August 30, 2009Toronto, OntarioCanada Virgin Festival
September 2, 2009 Los Angeles United States Hollywood Palladium
September 6, 2009 Echoplex
September 8, 2009 [3] Henry Fonda Theater
September 10, 2009 [4] The Wiltern

Canceled dates

August 12, 2009 Taipei Taiwan Nan-Kang 101 [a]

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