See what beat out "Head Like a Hole" and "Wish"
Images, stories from failed concept that led to intense 1994 performance clip
A personal look at the 'Downward Spiral' hit's improbable 25 years as an unkillable club staple
David Bowie, Johnny Cash and the "squirter" in the studio
"Trent was there the whole day for the 'Closer' cover shoot … he wanted to hang out with the bugs."
"The mud pit was right next to all the Porta Potties ... It was overflow."
Trent Reznor: "Bowie's music really helped me relate to myself and figure out who I was"
From smoking human bones to snorting Sea Monkeys
Aug/Sept mag comes in 4 collectible editions, featuring stories on NIN, Zeal & Ardor and more