Skrillex in 2012
Sonny John Moore
January 15, 1988
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Dubstep, electro house, post-hardcore, metalcore
DJ, music producer, guitarist
Atlantic, Big Beat, mau5trap, OWSLA
From First to Last, Korn, Kaskade, deadmau5, Diplo 12th Planet, Kill the Noise, Porter Robinson, Zedd, Sirah, Penny, Ellie Goulding, Knife Party, Dog Blood
Skrillex (real name: Sonny Moore) (born January 15, 1988) is an American electronic music producer.
Moore started his first band when he was 13 which was called The Riots and started a second band called Hazel-rah. He joined the band At Risk and after he joined the band "From First to Last" when he was 16. Moore left From First to Last and announced that he would be embarking on a solo career.
He was signed by
deadmau5 to his label mau5trap recordings which he released his second EP Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites on. His song "Kill Everybody" was featured in the trailer for  Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception and he also made a song called "Reptile Theme" for the soundtrack to Mortal Kombat.
On August 17, 2011, Skrillex announced that he was starting his label,
In 2011, he was nominated for five
Grammy awards and won three for "Best Dance/Electronica Album," "Best Dance Recording," and "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical". 
The song "
First of the Year (Equinox)" was featured in the first episode of the Beavis and Butt-head revival. He released his fourth EP on December 23, 2011. Bangarang
He made a song titled "Bug Hunt" for the 2012 animated film
Wreck-It Ralph and also made a small and brief cameo as a DJ. 
The song "Make it Bun Dem" with
Damian Marley was used as a looped variant and plays during the single player mission 'Kick the Hornets Nest' in the 2012 video game Far Cry 3. 
He released his sixth EP titled
on January 2, 2013 for OWSLA's subscription service called The Nest. Leaving 
Wreck-it Ralph" Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production