The Prodigy, who were just in Perth playing at RAC Arena on January 24, have released a statement confirming the news: “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.”
An Essex police spokesman confirmed that a 49-year-old man had died. “We were called to concerns for the welfare of a man at an address in Brook Hill, North End, just after 8.10am on Monday,” he said. “We attended and, sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
Prodigy leader Liam Howlett added to the news on Instagram:
X-Press writer Alfred Gorman recently spoke to Flint in person, when the band played Perth Arena and described him as being in good spirits, granting him a photo.
Read the interview HERE.
Read our review of their electrifying performance on January 24 HERE.
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Lead photo by Giselle Natassia