Tag Archives: Skrillex

Skrillex officially back in From First to Last

Posted by on February 28, 2017

If you were a big fan of screamo band From First to Last when some kid named Sonny Moore was in the band, you probably also know him by his alter ego – Skrillex. The singer left the band in 2007 to work on his solo career, and quickly became a superstar producer DJ in […]

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Skrillex reunites with From First To Last to “Make War”

Posted by on January 16, 2017

A long time ago before becoming the voice (and haircut) of dubstep as Skrillex, a kid names Sonny Moore got his start in screamo band From First to Last. He lasted three years and two albums with the band until leaving in 2007 to pursue his dreams of being a solo artist. We all know […]

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Babymetal share stage with Skrillex in Japan

Posted by on September 23, 2015

As one of the biggest DJ’s of electronic music in the world, Skrillex has shown to have a very long reach in pop culture and metal is not exempt of that either. We have seen Skrillex sharing stage with KoRn in Coachella a few years back and even blasting some Fear Factory in one of his […]

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Slayer, Myrkur part of Adult Swim Singles series

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Adult Swim has always kept their eye on metal, whether it’s having the likes of Glenn Danzig and Zakk Wylde on Aqua Teen Hunger Force or all of Metalocalypse. Then there’s the annual Adult Swim Singles series, in which a new track from an artist is released every week throughout the summer. That’s given us new music […]

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Guitar Hero Live unveils initial set list

Posted by on May 12, 2015

A month or so ago, everyone got pretty excited when it was announced that first Rock Band and then Guitar Hero were being revived for next-gen systems. Then a screen shot on Guitar Hero’s Facebook page showed 10 songs that were a bit polarizing. And by “a bit polarizing,” we mean “everyone hated it.” A […]

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Skrillex reps Fear Factory in speaker commercial

Posted by on November 28, 2014

It makes sense that Sonny Moore, aka Skrillex, would get into the portable speaker business. He’s at the forefront of current EDM, so his $160 “Boom” bluetooth speaker that he helped design will probably find an audience just because his name’s attached to it. In a YouTube ad promoting the speaker, Moore is shown using […]

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Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins, Fishbone playing Voodoo Fest

Posted by on June 19, 2014

New Orleans’ Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (or as most call it, the Voodoo Fest) has been one of the fall’s biggest festivals, and while it’s generally a destination for many in the Southeast, a handful of heavier acts have ensured that it will be one in 2014 as well. Slayer, Foo Fighters, Melvins and […]

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Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo joins From First to Last as new vocalist

Posted by on April 7, 2014

From First To Last, who many know as the band that spawned both Skrillex (Sonny Moore) and Travis Richter, who sang with The Human Abstract, promised a lot of surprises when it came to their Kickstarter-funded comeback EP. They’re definitely delivering on that front. In a video announcement posted on Alternative Press, guitarists Matt Good and […]

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Mastodon, Meshuggah, Deafheaven playing Bonnaroo 2014

Posted by on February 19, 2014

Meshuggah said they were planning to play North American festivals to celebrate its 25th anniversary. And now we know that one of those festivals will include Bonnaroo. Yet that’s just the icing on the cake, since also playing the four day music festival in Manchester, TN will be Mastodon and Deafheaven. The 2014 lineup was […]

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It turns out metal artists like EDM too

Posted by on December 13, 2013

While metal artists have been experimenting with electronic music since long before Korn’s 2011 album The Path of Totality, that was definitely the largest scale collaboration between a heavy band and electronic artists. Last year’s Orion Fest had it’s own DJ tent, and somewhat surprisingly, it was packed both days of the fest. And now, […]

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