Feel the rumble? Skrillex is back today (February 17th) with his sophomore album after nine long years of his life. quest for fire.
The LP comes at a pivotal time for Sonny Moore, who released a flurry of new singles in January. The first is “Rumble” with Fred and his Flowdan collaboration.
The track is in its 6th week on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, peaking at #10 and currently at #16. Hot Dance/Electronic Songs), ‘Way Back’ with PinkPantheress and Trippie Redd (currently No. 29), ‘Xena’ with Nai Barghouti (currently No. 21), and ‘Real Spring’ with Bladee (currently No. 29) 40 ) and “Don’t Get Too Close” with Bibi Brellie.
In addition to taking over the charts, Skrill are now also dominating New York City, playing another pop-up set with Fred.. and playing Four Tet last Tuesday at Brooklyn’s Good Room, where the trio played another small room show last night (February 16th) at LPR in Lower Manhattan.
In a serious demonstration of whether it’s going big or going home, they’re calling each other brothers in their IG posts, and they’re wrapping up the week with a show at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets have sold out, demonstrating enthusiasm for Skrillex and the continued market value of electronic music.
But first quest for fireAssists pile up, including guest spots like Missy Elliott, Pete Wentz, Swae Lee, Four Tet and Mr. Oizo. Stream it in full below.