Before they became some of the world's most sought after DJs, these 9 acts took the stage to melt faces with their early projects.

Whether it's punk rock, metal, or progressive rock, your favorite DJs were into music long before they took to the decks. Find out how artists like Bassnectar, Pendulum, Steve Aoki, and Bro Safari and more got their start in music!

Know something we don't? Tell us which of your favorite DJs played in bands first!

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