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Nine Inch Nails are regarded as one of the best industrial rock bands and one of the best bands of all time. List of the best Nine Inch Nails albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Nine Inch Nails discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Nine Inch Nails albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Nine Inch Nails singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Nine Inch Nails album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Nine Inch Nails album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Nine Inch Nails album of all time?" or "What are the top Nine Inch Nails albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The Downward Spiral and The Fragile are only the beginning of the albums on this list. With songs like "Hurt" and "The Hands that Feeds," these Nine Inch Nails albums feature some of the best songs in rock history.

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The Downward Spiral is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
The Downward Spiral 1994

1. Mr. Self Destruct
2. Piggy
3. Heresy
4. March of the Pigs
5. Closer
6. Ruiner
7. The Becoming
8. I Do Not Want This
9. Big Man with a Gun
10. A Warm Place
11. Eraser
12. Reptile
13. The Downward Spiral
14. Hurt"

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155 34
The Fragile is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
The Fragile 1999

1. Somewhat Damaged
2. The Day the World Went Away
3. The Frail
4. The Wretched
5. We're in This Together
6. The Fragile
7. Just Like You Imagined
8. Even Deeper
9. Pilgrimage
10. No, You Don't
11. La Mer
12. The Great Below

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118 39
Pretty Hate Machine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Pretty Hate Machine 1989

1. Head Like a Hole
2. Terrible Lie
3. Down in It
4. Sanctified
5. Something I Can Never Have
6. Kinda I Want To
7. Sin
8. That's What I Get
9. The Only Time
10. Ringfinge

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103 38
With Teeth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
With Teeth 2005

1. All the Love in the World
2. You Know What You Are?
3. The Collector
4. The Hand That Feeds
5. Love Is Not Enough
6. Every Day Is Exactly the Same
7. With Teeth
8. Only
9. Getting Smaller
10. Sunspots
11. The Line Begins to Blur
12. Beside You in Time
13. Right Where It Belongs

5
59 14
Broken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
jim1bo3 added Broken 1992

1. Pinion
2. Wish
3. Last
4. Help Me I Am in Hell
5. Happiness in Slavery
6. Gave Up
7. Physical
8. Suck

6
108 45
Year Zero is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Year Zero 2007

1. Hyperpower!
2. The Beginning of the End
3. Survivalism
4. The Good Soldier
5. Vessel
6. Me, I'm Not
7. Capital G
8. My Violent Heart
9. The Warning
10. God Given
11. Meet Your Master
12. The Greater Good
13. The Great Destroyer
14. Another Version of the Truth
15. In This Twilight
16. Zero-Sum

7
82 35
Hesitation Marks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Hesitation Marks 2013

1. The Eater of Dreams
2. Copy of a
3. Came Back Haunted
4. Find My Way
5. All Time Low
6. Disappointed
7. Everything
8. Satellite
9. Various Methods of Escape
10. Running
11. I Would for You
12. In Two
13. While I'm Still Here
14. Black Noise

8
82 35
The Slip is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
The Slip 2008

1. 999,999
2. 1,000,000
3. Letting You
4. Discipline
5. Echoplex
6. Head Down
7. Lights in the Sky
8. Corona Radiata
9. The Four of Us Are Dying
10. Demon Seed

9
67 40
Ghosts I is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Ghosts I–IV 2008

1. 1 Ghosts I
2. 2 Ghosts I
3. 3 Ghosts I
4. 4 Ghosts I
5. 5 Ghosts I
6. 6 Ghosts I
7. 7 Ghosts I
8. 8 Ghosts I
9. 9 Ghosts I

10
49 33
Still is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Still 2002

1. Terrible Lie
2. Sin
3. March of the Pigs
4. Piggy
5. The Frail
6. The Wretched
7. Gave Up
8. The Great Below
9. The Mark Has Been Made
10. Wish
11. Suck
12. Closer
13. Head Like a Hole
14. The Day the World Went Away
15. Starfuckers, Inc.
16. Hurt

11
24 41
Further Down the Spiral is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Further Down the Spiral 1995

1. Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)
2. The Art of Self Destruction, Part One
3. Self Destruction, Part Two
4. The Downward Spiral (The Bottom)
5. Hurt (Quiet)
6. Eraser (Denial; Realization)
7. At the Heart of It All
8. Eraser (Polite)
9. Self Destruction, Final
10. The Beauty of Being Numb
11. Erased, Over, Out

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11 43
Things Falling Apart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Things Falling Apart 2000

1. Slipping Away
2. The Great Collapse
3. The Wretched
4. Starfuckers, Inc.
5. The Frail
6. Starfuckers, Inc.
7. Where Is Everybody?
8. Metal
9. 10 Miles High
10. Starfuckers, Inc.

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12 47
Y34rz3r0r3m1x3d is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time
Y34rz3r0r3m1x3d 2007

1. Gunshots by Computer
2. The Great Destroyer
3. My Violent Heart
4. The Beginning of the End
5. Survivalism
6. Capital G
7. Vessel
8. The Warning
9. Meet Your Master
10. God Given
11. Me, I'm Not
12. Another Version of the Truth
13. In This Twilight
14. Zero-Sum