Nine Inch Nails released a new single, "Came Back Haunted," late Wednesday evening, ending a hiatus that began after the influential industrial-rock group's Wave Goodbye Tour in 2009.
The song, which you can hear below, is the first sampling from a studio album, "Hesitation Marks," to be released Sept. 3 by Columbia Records. Co-produced by frontman
Last month Reznor wrote on Tumblr that he'd been "less than honest about what I've really been up to lately" and revealed that he'd finished a Nine Inch Nails album, which he called "the real impetus and motivation behind the decision to assemble a new band and tour again."
Nine Inch Nails is to return to the stage July 26 at
On Wednesday the L.A.-based band -- which includes Robin Finck, Adrian Belew, Alessandro Cortini, Josh Eustis and Ilan Rubin -- also announced a new set of North American arena dates set to begin Sept. 28 in St. Paul, Minn.
The tour, called Tension 2013, will stop at L.A.'s
"Tension picks up where Lights in the Sky left off," Reznor said in a statement, referring to the band's 2008 tour. "This is the full-on NIN live experience realized as we never could before."