The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint has died, at the age of 49.
The band has shared this statement:
“It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint. A true pioneer, innovator and legend.
He will be forever missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time.”
In an Instagram post, The Prodigy co-founder Liam Howlett shared that Flint’s cause of death was suicide:
“The news is true , I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend ,
I’m shell shocked , fuckin angry , confused and heart broken ….. r.i.p brother Liam”
The Prodigy formed in 1990. Flint was originally the band’s dancer, but was the featured vocalist on the 1996 hit, Firestarter, which went on to become an international hit: