NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor has posted the following message on the band's official web site:"I'm truly at a loss for words right now. To see a place you love and have spent a good portion of your life in [New Orleans] destroyed… is overwhelming. My heart goes out to everyone involved in this. Please help if you can. I'll have more to say when this sinks in." In other news, MTV.com is reporting that Reznor is among the artists that have been confirmed for MTV, VH1 and CMT's Hurricane Katrina relief special. Airing September 10 from 8 to 11 p.m. ET/PT, "ReAct Now: Music & Relief" will feature a mix of live and taped performances and messages from more than 30 artists. Other participating artists include MAROON 5, GOOD CHARLOTTE, AUDIOSLAVE, SIMPLE PLAN, COMMON, JOHN MAYER, KID ROCK, SHERYL CROW, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, PAUL MCCARTNEY, NEIL YOUNG, BRIAN WILSON, LYNYRD SKYNYRD, MELISSA ETHERIDGE, MÖTLEY CRÜE, GOO GOO DOLLS, STAIND, ALAN JACKSON, 3 DOORS DOWN, CASH MONEY'S BABY and LIL' WAYNE, THE NEVILLE BROTHERS, MARC BROUSSARD, THE RADIATORS, GREEN DAY, USHER, ALICIA KEYS, LUDACRIS, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, ROB THOMAS, DAVID BANNER, LINKIN PARK's Chester Bennington and JOHN MELLENCAMP. "ReAct Now: Music & Relief" will be broadcast commercial-free from New York, Los Angeles, Nashville and Atlanta and will air simultaneously on MTV, VH1, CMT, MTV2, VH1 Classic and mtvU, as well as on the broadband online channels MTV Overdrive and VSpot. The special will raise funds for the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, America's Second Harvest and similar organizations. Additional details will be announced in the coming days.
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