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Background information
Birth name Joel Thomas Zimmerman
Born January 5, 1981
Origin Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Genre(s) Progressive House
Electro House
Years active 2005—present
Label(s) Virgin Records
EMI Group
Ultra Records
Associated acts Tommy Lee
Chris Lake
Billy Newton-Davis
Wolfgang Gartner
Website Website

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Deadmau5 Overview


Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), better known by his stage name Deadmau5 (stylized as deadmau5; pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian progressive, electro, and house producer based in Toronto, Ontario. Although Deadmau5 classes himself as having no genre, his extensive discography includes tracks such as "Arguru" and "Not Exactly", which have been included in compilation albums such as In Search of Sunrise 6: Ibiza, MixMag's Tech-Trance-Electro-Madness (mixed by deadmau5 himself), and on Armin van Buuren's A State of Trance radio show. His debut album, "Get Scraped", was released in 2006, followed by others in the next few years.

4x4=12 (2010) For Lack of a Better Name (2009) Random Album Title (2008) At Play (2008) Get Scraped (2006)

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Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris Join Deadmau5 At London Gig

March 14, 2011
Mark Ronson and Calvin Harris will both perform DJ sets at Deadmau5's huge outdoor gig in London this summer. Both artists are part of a line-up of support acts that also includes Zane Lowe, Nero, Skrillex, DJ Hype and Modestep.  Read more 

Deadmau5 Announces June London Gig

February 23, 2011
Deadmau5 has announced details of a one-off gig in London this summer. The DJ/producer will play a live show at London's Victoria Park on June 11.  Read more 

Deadmau5 Announces New Album '4x4=12'

October 28, 2010
Deadmau5 has announced plans to release a new album called '4X4=12'. The record, which is the follow-up to 2009's 'For Lack Of A Better Name', is released on December 7.  Read more 

Robyn Planning Special Deadmau5 Collaboration At MTV VMAs 2010

September 10, 2010
Robyn has revealed that she his planning a special collaboration with Deadmau5 at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) in Los Angeles. The Swedish singer told Gigwise that the Canadian DJ and producer had remixed her hit 'Dancing On My Own' for the ceremony on Sunday (September 12).  Read more 

Deadmau5 Announces Winter UK Tour

August 31, 2010
Deadmau5 has announced details of a UK tour, which is set to get under way in Bournemouth on December 8. The dance act will play a total of seven dates, including shows in Leeds (December 9) and Manchester (10).  Read more 

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