Nine Inch Nails' first album in five years, Hesitation Marks, comes out September 4. Although new albums are routinely available for streaming the week before release, old-school alternative website Slicing Up Eyeballs thinks an early full-album leak may have played a role.
In other NIN news, Trent Reznor was upset during his band's Reading Festival performance last weekend in England because they were booked to play before British rock group Biffy Clyro. This meant Nine Inch Nails couldn't stage their full stage production like at Lollapalooza a few weeks prior.
For the first time ever, an asteroid has been photographed breaking apart in space. NASA's Hubble telescope was able to capture images between October and January showing the asteroid gradually crumbling into 10 smaller pieces.