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New deadmau5 Video Features Futuristic UFC Bout

deadmau5 DEBUTS THE “PROFESSIONAL GRIEFERS” VIDEO
FEATURING GERARD WAY

TODAY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 AT
WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/deadmau5

NEW ALBUM ‘> album title goes here <’ SET FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 25
ON ULTRA MUSIC
Electronic artist deadmau5 premieres his “Professional Griefers” music video today, Wednesday, August 29 at www.youtube.com/deadmau5.   

The “Professional Griefers” video—which also features vocalist Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance—directed by Paul Boyd and Jeff Ranasinghe and produced by Dave Stewart’s Weapons of Mass Entertainment with Method Studios as the visual effects company.  In it, deadmau5 and Gerard Way engage in a futuristic Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) bout, where both parties battle it out in a post apocalyptic Octagon™ with massive CGI mau5 robots (see attached promo poster).  Check out behind the scenes footage at: http://youtu.be/hfDoZ9dVuuY.

The single—which appears on > album title goes here <, due out September 25 (Ultra Music)—is building momentum at radio currently sitting at #39 on the Alternative chart.  Supporters include WRXP New York, Los Angeles’ KROQ, Live 105 in San Francisco, KNDD in Seattle, Q87.7 Chicago, KNDD Seattle, KXRK Salt Lake City, WBRU Providence and SiriusXM’s Alt Nation. At iTunes, “Professional Griefers” was a Top 100 debut on the Top Songs chart.

About deadmau5
Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced ‘dead mouse’), is one of the world’s most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his singles “Sofi Needs A Ladder,” “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff” and “I Remember,” he has also released three critically acclaimed albums: 4×4=12, For Lack Of A Better Name and Random Album Title, with a fourth album, >album title goes here<, due out September 25, 2012. The multiple JUNO Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated artist performed at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards as part of its first ever telecast performance highlighting electronic music. His ability to push the boundaries of his talent grows at an equal rate to his fan base, which counts over 6.5 million on his Facebook page. A major touring act, he has headlined Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Sonar, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Ultra Music Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival, and sold out Rogers Centre in Toronto and PETCO Park in San Diego, as well as multiple consecutive nights at legendary venues like the Roseland Ballroom in NYC and the Palladium in Los Angeles.  He recently appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone(summer double issue, 2012), marking him as the first EDM artist to do so.


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