The prayers have been finally answered. A bigggggg shoutout to Vh1 Supersonic for realising the dream of EDM ravers in India.
For quite some time now, all the EDM enthusiasts in India have been waiting for this news. Finally the wait is over. Skrillex, the maestro of electronic music announced his extensive Asia tour on Instagram. The good news is the tour consists of not just one or two, but four pit stops in India.
The 26-year-old American DJ will be touring the following four cities in India: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and New Delhi from October 8 to October 11, 2015.
We continue to bring the world’s greatest music legends that music aficionados in India have been waiting to experience. This time too devout dance music fans of Vh1 Supersonic in India are in for another unforgettable experience of a lifetime with Grammy award winner Skrillex,” Jaideep Singh, senior vice president and business head, Live Viacom18, said in a statement, reported IANS.
Sonny John Moore, popular as Skrillex, born on January 15, 1988, is a renowned electronic music producer, songwriter, DJ and singer. He is a versatile music composer and his style of music spreads across a number of genres, from EDM to Dubstep to Electro House to Metalcore and even Reggae.
He began his musical career in 2004 as a lead singer by joining the post-hardcore band From First To Last. Later on, he embarked on a solo career, releasing his first solo EP album My Name Is Skrillex on his official MySpace page.
Subsequently, he released two more successful EPs Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites in 2010, and More Monsters and Sprites in 2011. These were huge commercial successes. After that, he was nominated for five Grammy Awards at the 54th Grammy Awards, that also included, the Best New Artist. Out of the five, he won three awards: “Best Dance/Electronica Album”, “Best Dance Recording”, and “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical”.
Later, his Bangarang EP brought him two Grammy Awards in 2013 for “Best Dance/Electronica Album”, “Best Dance Recording”, and “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical”. And, since then his subsequent rise to prominence in the world of electronic music was seen with a bundle of EP and album releases, live shows, film and video game soundtrack contributions.
Skrillex has won a total of six Grammy awards till date. Over the years, Skrillex has collaborated with many popular EDM artistes like Damien Marley, Nero, Ellie Goulding, A$AP Rocky, Chance the Rapper, Deadmau5, Kill the Noise, The Doors, and many more.
The Dubstep king has recently started a collaborative trap project named Jack Ü with the famous American DJ, rapper and producer, Diplo.
For the first time ever, Skrillex will be making his debut in the Indian subcontinent.
One of the biggest stars in the EDM scene and the most awaited artiste in India is all set to turn up the bass for all his Indian fans out there.
So, guys get ready for the kickass massive Skrillex concert happening this October at a city near you. Block your dates right away and prep for the musical concert.
The dates are here:
- 8 October 2015 – Bengaluru
- 9 October 2015 – Hyderabad
- 10 October 2015 – Mumbai
- 11 October 2015 – New Delhi
Wait! Also, don’t forget to hone your Dubstep moves..