Nine Inch Nails' Bassist Eric Avery Leaves Band
Nine Inch Nails bassist Eric
Avery has quit the Trent Reznor led
Avery, who was also a founding member of Jane's Addiction,
revealed via his Facebook page the
reason for quitting prior to their upcoming tour, saying:
"I really want to focus on my musical life here in L.A.,
on film work in particular."
However Avery admits that he's not sure if he's made the right
"It's been a tough call - and I don't know if it's the right
one. But I really want to focus on my musical life here in Los
Angeles, on film work in particular. As the tour dates kept growing
I just got overwhelmed."
Avery had also just returned from a year out on the road with
newly reunited Garbage, and says he wasn't happy
with the concept of spending 18 months on the road with his former
"Fortunately my friend Trent understands all this, and
appreciated my pulling the plug now instead of deep into 2013 and
Nine Inch Nails' next show will take place on
July 26th at the Fuji
Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan.