He has collaborated with Pendulum (The band asked him to remix their 2009 single "Showdown"), Legacy, SKisM, Mr. Hudson, Messinian, Sullivan King, Illenium, and Savvy, among many other artists.
He is also known for his flashy and multicolored live shows, complete with highly advanced and powerful sound systems. He has his own custom stage for showcasing these: the Executioner stage, a sound system with a power of 150 thousand watts, giving an ear-splittingly loud yet crystal clear sound, almost akin to his studio recording. He would soon retire the stage in 2015, only to introduce The Paradox, its successor, the following year.
In 2017, he debuted Lost Lands, his own dinosaur-themed, bass-centered music festival, to universal acclaim.
- X Rated (2011, released on mau5trap records)
- Codename X (2015)
- Virus (2016)
- Apex (2018)
- Destroid: The Invasion (2013)
Excision provides examples of the following tropes:
- Animated Music Video: Subverted in "X Rated feat. Messinian", as it was being overlapped with Performance Video (see below).
- The Virus album has a truck load of them:
- "Neck Brace feat. Messinian" (might overlap with Lyric Video)
- "Are You Ready?"
- "G-Shit feat. Sam King" (might overlap with Video Full of Film Clips and Lyric Video)
- "Her" (might overlap with Lyric Video)
- "With You feat. Madi" (might overlap with Lyric Video)
- "Final Boss"
- The Virus album has a truck load of them:
- Beethoven Was an Alien Spy: Being "dubstep aliens" is the whole idea of Destroid.
- Canada, Eh?
- Concept Album: Destroid: The Invasion is a musical account of Destroid taking over the world, which is detailed enough to have a movie made out of it.
- Darker and Edgier: He did this to brostep (which was already the Darker and Edgier variant of dubstep), of all genres...
- Epic Fail: The music video for "Destroid 11. Get Stupid" is basically one huge fail montage.
- Harsh Noise: Some of his harsher output comes dangerously close. Honestly, listen to the bass drops in "Swagga" or "Deviance".
- Iconic Logo: The letter X, sometimes shown all chopped up; Destroid, instead, has the double D shaped and placed to look like a headset.
- Industrial Metal: Occasionally makes forays into this, especially with his stint in Destroid.
- Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness: The highest dubstep artist on the scale, and possibly the highest electronic artist in general on the scale discounting Harsh Noise artists. The vast majority of his output resides at a solid/hard 11, very rarely dropping below a 10. Oddly for such an artist, though, he's done his fair share of softer melodic material, and when he does go soft, he really goes for it, as evidenced by tunes such as "Drowning" and "With You".
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Excision is a quite gorny name, to say the least.
- Also, Destroid. As in "destroyed".
- Performance Video: "X Rated feat. Messinian", "Africa", "Rave Thing" and "The Paradox".
- Scary Musician, Harmless Music: Inverted. At first glance, looks like a pretty average, run-of-the-mill DJ, and is an all-around Nice Guy to match. A closer look into his discography, however, and you'll find some of the heaviest, most brutal music ever conceived. In fact, "The Paradox" in particular may very well be the the heaviest dubstep song ever created.
- Surprisingly Gentle Song: Despite being known for creating some of the heaviest music ever conceived, Abel has proven many, many times that he is capable of making some surprisingly bright, impactful melodic dubstep.
- Subverted in the case of "Gold" (with Illenium). For the most part, Illenium almost seems to overshadow Excision. The production remains relatively minimal, and the first drop borders on future bass territory... until the second drop plunges into the traditional heavier sound he's typically known for.
- Tyrannosaurus rex: He has a T-Rex as his mascot.
- Up to Eleven: He already took dubstep to its utmost extremes since he first came out in 2007. When heavier and more abrasive dubstep became popular in the early 2010s, he made his output even harsher and louder than before. Hell, he may even approach Venereology territory if he keeps up this trend.
- Visual Pun: "Throwin' Elbows"' music video mostly consists of footage of elbow strikes from Mixed Martial Arts, Professional Wrestling, etc. Also included in the montage is someone holding a box of elbow macaroni.