Skrillex: Are DJ’s the new rock stars? Skrillex making the cover of Spin garnered this set a lot of buzz. I know what you’re thinking – does dub-step really whip crowds into such a frenzy? Short answer, yes. This 22-year-old can produce some hardcore intense frantic dub-step. So much so that photographers were banned from the photo pit due to wild fans. This is happening, people, this is not an emergency drill.