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The first legitimate dubstep act of the night, U.K. duo NERO represents for the best, steeped in the genre's roots yet still willing to flex every aspect that's made the music larger than any other in EDM currently. Comparisons to Skrillex abound, and rightfully so. For all the detractors, Skrillex has an uncanny ability to combine some of the roughest and toughest elements of dance music—basically electro meets heavy metal—and still drench his tracks with emotion. NERO does much the same thing, but if Skrillex's toughness scores a ten, NERO scores a nine. In this case, that's a good thing. That little bit makes a lot of difference in my mind.
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