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"We Are Friends Vol. 2" via mau5trap/Astralwerks has been released; the 11-track album - streaming at RollingStone.com - includes works from Kairo Kingdom and Heat Maxwell, James Njie and BSOD (the side project of deadmau5 and close friend Steve Duda), Eekkoo, and newcomer Aron H. The collection also includes new tracks from deadmau5 with "Your Ad Here" and "Suckfest9001." In addition to the album stream, there are two "We Are Friends Vol. 2" mixes, first a 30-minute mix from Kairo Kingdom and an album mini-mix from Eekkoo.
deadmau5 has also announced a New Year's Eve show, December 31 at Nassau Coliseum with Live Nation, RPM and Nassau Coliseum. Tickets for deadmau5 New Years Eve at Nassau Coliseum: www.countdowntomau5.comand www.ticketmaster.com.
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 "Professional Griefers," "Sofi Needs A Ladder," "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" and "I Remember," he has also released four critically acclaimed albums: > album title goes here < (his most recent release which reached #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Chart, #2 on the Billboard Independent Album Chart and #5 on the Billboard Digital Album Chart), 4×4=12, For Lack Of A Better Name and Random Album Title. 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 7 million on his Facebook page. A major touring act, he has headlined Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Sonar, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Coachella, Ultra Music Festival and Creamfields, 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. 2013 includes headlining slots at Ultra Music Festival - Miami, Lollapalooza Chile, Lollapalooza Brazil, The Veld festival and HARD Day of the Dead. Plans for a major world tour in 2014 are in now the works. He appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone (summer double issue, 2012), marking him as the first electronic artist to do so.