Skrillex in 2012
Sonny John Moore
January 15, 1988
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
Atlantic, Big Beat, mau5trap, OWSLA
From First to Last, deadmau5, Diplo, Kill the Noise, Porter Robinson, Dog Blood
Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988) is an American electronic music producer, DJ and singer-songwriter. He is better known by his stage name, Skrillex.
Moore started his first band when he was 13, which was called The Riots. He also started a second band called Hazel-rah. He joined the band "From First to Last" when he was 16. Moore left From First to Last and announced that he would be starting a solo career.
He was signed by
deadmau5 to his label, mau5trap recordings, where he released his second EP, Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites. His song "Kill Everybody" was featured in the trailer for  Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. 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. He won three for "Best Dance/Electronica Album," "Best Dance Recording," and "Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical". 
His 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 
On March 14, 2014, Skrillex released his debut studio album
. Recess 
Wreck-it Ralph" Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production