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Tag Archives: From First To Last

Skrillex officially back in From First to Last

Posted by on February 28, 2017

If you were a big fan of screamo band From First to Last when some kid named Sonny Moore was in the band, you probably also know him by his alter ego – Skrillex. The singer left the band in 2007 to work on his solo career, and quickly became a superstar producer DJ in […]

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Skrillex reunites with From First To Last to “Make War”

Posted by on January 16, 2017

A long time ago before becoming the voice (and haircut) of dubstep as Skrillex, a kid names Sonny Moore got his start in screamo band From First to Last. He lasted three years and two albums with the band until leaving in 2007 to pursue his dreams of being a solo artist. We all know […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/7: Meanwhile on the charts…

Posted by on May 7, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We like to think we know our audience here at Metal Insider. As such, I expect we’ll get more than a few cries of disdain and objection when the masses discover that we have, […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 28th – Cashing Out

Posted by on April 28, 2015

More and more in the heavy music world these days, we’re seeing that “breakup” very often means “hiatus” instead. That is the case with tonight’s leading release, as one of the leading bands of last decade’s post-hardcore scene returns with a new lineup and a new album. Check it out!   From First to Last, Dead […]

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Interview: Wes Borland discusses Limp Bizkit’s accomplishments and blunders, his need to “restart” life

Posted by on February 1, 2015

Sometimes you have to love social media. Last week, Wes Borland guitarist made an Instagram post that came off as both humorous and bleak, insinuating the guitarist was less than happy with Limp Bizkit’s current status and plans. Numerous websites (including us) ran stories analyzing Borland’s words. However, minutes after we shared our version of […]

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Skrillex reps Fear Factory in speaker commercial

Posted by on November 28, 2014

It makes sense that Sonny Moore, aka Skrillex, would get into the portable speaker business. He’s at the forefront of current EDM, so his $160 “Boom” bluetooth speaker that he helped design will probably find an audience just because his name’s attached to it. In a YouTube ad promoting the speaker, Moore is shown using […]

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Here’s what From First to Last with Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo sounds like

Posted by on November 24, 2014

From First to Last hasn’t released a new album since 2010’s Throne to the Wolves. Since then, they’ve reformed without onetime vocalist Sonny Moore, who’s been busy with his own project as Skrillex. In his place is Periphery vocalist Spencer Sotelo, and while he’s got his own thing happening with Periphery, he’s stated that he’ll remain […]

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From First to Last touring out West

Posted by on October 13, 2014

From First to Last got back together in 2013 without vocalist Sonny Moore (AKA Skrillex), after taking a break in 2010. The band brought in Spencer Sotelo of Periphery to take over vocals, and successfully crowdfunded $30,000 to record a new EP. Now From First to Last is hitting the road for a set of […]

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Darkest Hour’s Mike Schleibaum: “If It’s Not Dangerous And It’s Not Crazy, Then It’s Not F**king Interesting”

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Darkest Hour has never been one to repeat itself. Yet with its self-titled eighth album, the Washington D.C. band may have outdone itself. While it still captures Darkest Hour’s massive heavy riffs, the album is by far its most melodic and assessable release to date. Yet as guitarist Mike Schleibaum put it when speaking to […]

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From First to Last reunite, crowdfunding new EP

Posted by on November 14, 2013

From First to Last have reunited without vocalist Sonny Moore, AKA Skrillex, to record a crowdfunded EP. Vocalist and guitarist Matt Good has been using social media to tease the band’s return since last week. The band is hoping to raise $25,000 through Kickstarter, and have already raised more than $8,500 in just one day with […]

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