Skrillex Skrilex, Skrillex (aka) Sonny, Skrillex On The Mothership All Over The World, SkrillezSonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), better known by his stage name Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, and singer-songwriter. He started as the lead singer of the band From First To Last, with whom he recorded two albums. He first pursued a solo career in 2007 and after releasing the Gypsyhook EP in 2009, he began performing under the name Skrillex. His first release was the My Name Is Skrillex EP, followed up by 3 more EPs, including Bangarang. His debut studio album, Recess, was released in 2014 on his own record label Owsla. Skrillex has won a total of six Grammy Awards.