Skrillex is an electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer and songwriter. He got his start singing for the hardcore band From First to Last in 2004. After recording two albums with the band, Skrillex, left to pursue his solo career in 2007. Skrillex’ debut EP was title My Name is Skrillex and released free for download from his MySpace page, followed by Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP and More Monsters and Sprites EP in 2010. In 2011, Skrillex was nominated for five Grammy Awards including Best New Artist, winning three Best Dance/Electronica Album, Best Dance Recording and Best Remixed Recording. Skrillex was nominated for BBC’s Sound of 2012, won MTV’s Dance Music Artist of the Year, and has won a total of eight Grammy Awards.
Skrillex’ other collaborative projects include Jack U with electronic music producer Diplo and Dog Blood with Boys Noize. With both of these projects, Skrillex has produced multiple number one hit songs. Skrillex released a variety of Eps, including Bangerang in 2011 followed by Narcissistic Cannibal with Korn and Kill the Noise in 2012, Lick It with Kaskade in 2012, Lick It Remixes in 2012, Make It Bun Dem with Damian Marley in 2012, Leaving in 2013, Try It Out with Alvin Risk in 2012, all leading up to the release of his first full length album, Recess, in 2014. The official Recess Remixes EP with artist Kill the Noise was released later that same year, followed by Ease My Mind and Dirty Vibe Eps, both released later in 2014. Skrillex tours both as a DJ, as an electronic music performer of his original music, and with the bands Jack U and Dog Blood. Don’t miss your chance to see Skrillex the next time he comes to your city. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for Skrillex Tickets.
Skrillex 2016 Tour
In 2016, Skrillex performed in countries around the world in stadiums, nightclubs and at music festivals including Surrender Nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Snake Pit in Indianapolis, Indiana, at Orange Warsaw Festival in Poland, at Mysteryland in New York, Summer Set Music Festival in Wisconsin, Electric Castle Festival in Romania, and many more. As Jack U, Skrillex and Diplo performed at Barbarella in Dominican Republic, Sunset Music Festival in Tampa, Florida, at Electric Love in Austria, at Ruisrock in Finland and many more. As both Skrillex and while performing as Jack U, Skrillex is known for surprising audiences by playing a variety of electronic dance music, hip-hop, alternative rock and other styles of music during his sets.