Watch Tony Hawk cowl NIN’s ‘Want’ with Trent Reznor and extra


Tony Hawk has lined 9 Inch Nails‘ ‘Want’ with Trent Reznor and an all-star backing band – try the video under.

The US skilled skateboarder has been credited with boosting the careers of quite a few different acts who’ve contributed songs to the soundtracks of his common online game franchise, Professional Skater.

Final 12 months noticed Hawk host a skateboarding, music and gaming pageant known as Weekend Jam, which featured headline performances from Modest Mouse, Descendents, and Devo (through Kerrang!).

Now, the skater has teamed up with NIN frontman Reznor to report a collaborative tackle the band’s 1992 single ‘Want’ for the YouTube channel ‘Mikey And His Yuke’.

Hawk, who supplied vocals on the quilt, is seen skateboarding by means of the streets within the accompanying DIY-style visuals. Reznor, in the meantime, makes a comedic cameo look as he makes an attempt to cross the highway.

The monitor additionally options contributions from present and former members of The Dillinger Escape Plan (Ben Weinman), The Bronx (Brad Magers), Each Time I Die (Ryan Leger) and extra.

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Per an outline, Fairmounts frontman Mikey Hawdon “enlists the assistance of pals and fellow musicians to create thrilling variations of his favorite songs” on the channel. He performed guitar, percussion and sang backing vocals on the ‘Want’ cowl.

“When this collection started, I knew I needed to cowl this explicit music,” Hawdon defined. “I additionally knew that if we ever did, the lineup must be good. I couldn’t be happier with the fervour and vitality that this crew introduced and delivered. A lot like to all concerned.”

Within the feedback part, one viewer wrote: “I by no means thought I’d stay in a timeline the place Tony Hawk and Ben Weinman can be in a 9 Inch Nails music cowl with TRENT REZNOR HIMSELF as a cameo, but right here we’re and it’s superior!”

One other fan stated: “I like how Tony almost ran over Trent… couldn’t imagine it was really him at first! Properly executed, nice musicians and an ideal cowl. That was superior.”

Nince Inch Nails, Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor of 9 Inch Nails performs at Riot Fest in Chicago, Illinois, on Sunday September 18, 2022. CREDIT: Christopher Dilts/Sipa USA/Alamy

Again in January, Goldfinger enlisted Hawk for a joint efficiency of the band’s 1997 monitor ‘Superman’. The tune seems on the soundtrack for varied iterations of Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater.

The 2020 version of the sport featured music from the likes of ChicMuch less Than JakeSkeptaMachine Gun Kelly and Alex Lahey.

Talking of the soundtrack choice throughout an interview with NME that 12 months, Professional Skater audio lead Justin Joyner defined that songs ought to “complement [the] gameplay”.


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