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The Prodigy will not be everybody’s cup of tea, however there isn’t any denying the prolific affect the British rock-electronica band nonetheless has on dance music at this time. Frontman Keith Flint is a large a part of The Prodigy’s iconic picture. From the devil-horn haircut to his in-your-face stage presence, the vocalist is nothing in need of legendary within the scene. It is with a heavy coronary heart that this morning we should report that Keith Flint has died by suicide.

While the newer technology of digital music followers could also be at nighttime about The Prodigy, their function in making dance music accessible is nothing in need of profound. With chart topping singles together with ‘Firestarter‘ and ‘Breathe,’ the Brits introduced the underground U.Okay. rave scene to mainstream consideration. A constant power because the 90s, there isn’t any separating The Prodigy from the very roots of the dance music tradition everyone knows at this time.

As one of many founding members, Keith introduced his grit and dirt and fervour to each challenge The Prodigy concerned themselves in. There isn’t any reference to the band with out recalling the extreme, confrontational imagery of the notorious frontman. Found unresponsive and pronounced lifeless on the scene at his house in Essex, England, Flint’s dying has been confirmed as a suicide by authorities and fellow founding member of the band Liam Howlett.

Like Avicii, the lack of Keith to suicide will little question depart one of many largest holes within the dance music neighborhood that we’ve got ever seen. Although he by no means gained the mainstream worldwide reputation seen by the Swedish EDM famous person, there’s no denying that digital dance music wouldn’t be the identical with out them each. We will not be seeing him on the dance ground once more, however we hope that wherever Keith is now he has discovered the internal peace that appeared to elude him all through his life.

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