Deadmau5's Four Most Vicious Feuds: From Madonna to Ultra Music Festival to EDM
For a dead mouse, Joel Zimmerman just won't shut up.
Here are the four most vicious feuds in Deadmau5 history.
The Mau5 vs. Ultra Music Festival
In 2011, Deadmau5 was one of Ultra's fabulous darlings. They even used him in a promo video for 2012. But there was no way in hell he was going to support that nonsense again. In fact,Deadmau5 made a 12-minute video protesting the festival, ranting against its supposedly unfair pricing, formulaic atmosphere, and totally effed-up exclusivity contracts. "Five hundred and ninety-five fucking dollars for a ticket? ... Wow, someone is laughing to the bank." Unfortunately, the video has been removed. But the Mau5's rant lives on.
The Mau5 vs. Madonna
If Ultra on its own was bad, it was nothing compared to the media storm that fired up after Deadmau5 spoke up about Madonna's special appearance at the 2012 edition of the EDM fest. "HUR DUR HAS ANYONE SEEN MOLLY??," he wrote on his Facebook wall, mocking the 53-year-old "funky grandma." And the raving continued as Deadmau5 raged, "such a great message for the young music lovers at ultra. quite the f'n philanthropist. but hey, at least yer HIP AND TRENDY! fucking cant smack my head hard enough right now." He kept bitching on twitter, then wrote out a nice long rant on his Tumblr about fame and responsibility.Next Page
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