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The Unstoppable Rise Of Skrillex - Ten Awesome Live Photos

By Luke Lewis

Posted on 04 Apr 12

 
 

Skrillex has pretty much swallowed the world in the last 12 months. Former screamo kid Sonny Moore ditched his rock outfit From First To Last in 2007, adopted the now world-famous moniker in 2008, and has gone on to conquer all through a barrage of bass-heavy bastardised dubstep and insane live gigs. Let's take a look at some of his biggest moments...

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Doing his thing for Music Loves Fashion during Miami's Winter Music Conference last month. Photo: Getty





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Leaping into the crowd at last year's Coachella Festival festival. Photo: Getty



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Wondering, possibly, if the crowd would like another build-up, at the 2012 Buku Music and Art Project at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans last month. Photo: Getty



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Performing to another monster crowd at last year's Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photo: Getty



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A small gig, by his standards. This was taken at the Mohawk Patio during this year's SXSW. Photo: Getty



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Soaking up the love at the 2011 Electric Zoo at Randall's Island Park last September in NYC. Photo: Getty



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DJ-ing from the butt end of a crashed spaceship, seemingly, at Florida's Ultra Music Festival. Photo: Getty



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'Do you want it louder, perchance?' At the 2011 Austin City Limits Festival. Photo: Getty



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Once again pointing at the sky inside Encore Las Vegas in January. Photo: Getty



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Another outlandish stage set at London's Brixton Academy, February 2012. Photo: Getty



What's the best Skrillex gig you've seen?

 
 
 
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