Joel Thomas Zimmerman, known under deadmau5, is a Canadian progressive house music producer. He is friends with Zedd.


  • Zedd supported deadmau5 during select shows on his Meowingtons Hax Tour.
  • On May 16, 2012, Zedd posted a collage of eight images making puns of his own stage name. One of the names was "Zedd Mau5", a wordplay on "deadmau5".[1]
  • On October 13, 2012, deadmau5 gave Zedd a tattoo.[2]
  • Deadmau5 interviewed Zedd in 2013 as part of a YouTube video series.


  1. Zaslavski, Anton (May 16, 2012). "YES!!!!". Zedd. Facebook. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
  2. Zaslavski, Anton (October 13, 2012). "Getting ready for my first tattoo.... by Deadmau5.". Zedd. Facebook. Retrieved August 29, 2015.

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