Keith Flint, lead singer of dance-electronic band The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home near London. He was 49.
The band was set to tour the U.S. this May. The band confirmed the singer’s death and called him a true pioneer in the genre.
The singer committed suicide in his home to the shock and dismay of all those around him. His bandmates took to social media to reveal how completely shell shocked they were.
In a post on The Prodigy’s official Instagram account, bandmate Liam Howlett added: “I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend.
The Prodigy was known for hits like “Firestarter” and “Breathe.” Rest In Peace Keith Flint and may God comfort his friends and family.