Deadmau5 – the stage name of Joel Thomas Zimmerman. He was born on January 5, 1981. He is from Toronto, Canada. Deadmau5 performs progressive house music, he is a producer, performer. Joel Thomas Zimmerman creates a variety of styles in the house genre, also electro music. In 2008 deadmau5 issued a CD which was included for free in the Mixmag's music magazine: deadmau5 was introduced as The Hottest New Name In Dance. The singles of deadmau5 were presented on the radio show of Armin van Buuren named A State of Trance. His first album, called Get Scraped, was released in 2005. Present times, Joel Thomas Zimmerman or deadmau5 considered as the one of the highly-paid artists performing electronic music in the world. He has six Grammy nominations for his hard work. deadmau5 collaborated with such a deejys as, Wolfgang Gartner, MC Flipside, Rob Swire of Knife Party, Kaskade, Derek Caesar, Steve Duda, Pendulum, Tommy Lee, DJ Aero.