Skrillex is an American
electronic musician and singer-songwriter.
He joined the American post-hardcore band 'From First to Last' as the lead singer in 2004.
He began his first tour as a solo artist in late 2007.
In 2008, he began producing and performing under the alias Skrillex at clubs in the Los Angeles area.
Sonny John Moore
Also known as
Sonny, Twipz, Skrocle
January 15, 1988 ( age
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Dubstep, electro house, post-hardcore
DJ, music producer, guitarist, singer
Vocals, bass, turntables, drum machine, synthesiser, sampler, sequencer, personal computer
From First to Last, deadmau5, Diplo, Kill the Noise, Porter Robinson, Dog Blood
"It was a stupid old online AOL screen name. There really isn't a meaning behind it."
2012 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording - "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"
2012 Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album - Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites
2012 Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical -
Benny Benassi featuring Gary Go - "Cinema (Skrillex Remix)"
2012 Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video - "First of the Year (Equinox)"
2013 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording - "Bangarang"
2013 Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album - Bangarang
2013 Grammy Award Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical - Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix)