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Skrillex takes off his mask to reveal Sonny Moore — and reunites with his early punk band, From First to Last

Skrillex takes off his mask to reveal Sonny Moore — and reunites with his early punk band, From First to Last

Before there was Skrillex, Dog Blood or Jack U, the artist Sonny Moore was a screaming hardcore punk vocalist and guitarist from Highland Park who joined a band called From First to Last. 

On Sunday, Moore and his original FFTL bandmates announced, seemingly out of the blue, that they had recorded a new song called “Make War.” Issued on Moore’s 29th birthday, it’s the first reunion of the original band since Moore left for a solo career as Skrillex.

Though Moore would make his mark under that pseudonym, it’s hard to imagine the artist’s trajectory had he not hooked up with Florida band From First to Last in the...

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