The Prodigy have confirmed that all of their upcoming tour dates have been cancelled with immediate effect.
The announcement comes after news broke on Monday morning (4th March) that the rave trio’s iconic vocalist and dancer had tragically died at the age of 49.
In a statement shared on Twitter, the band’s team wrote, “Following the tragic death of Keith Flint all forthcoming Prodigy shows will be cancelled with immediate effect. TheProdigyHQ”
After the news broke on Monday, The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett released a statement on Instagram, confirming that Flint had died by suicide.
“The news is true,” Howlett wrote. “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.”
"A true pioneer innovator and legend," he added on Facebook. "He will be forever missed."
Since news broke of Flint’s death, tributes have been coming from every corner of the global music community with the likes of Leftfield, The Chemical Brothers, The Black Madonna, Chase & Status, Daniel Avery and many, many more sharing fond memories of discovering The Prodigy.
DJ Mag’s editor-in-chief Carl Loben has paid tribute to the unparalleled frontman, who became the face of the UK's ‘90s dance music revolution.
Following the tragic death of Keith Flint all forthcoming Prodigy shows will be cancelled with immediate effect.— The Prodigy (@the_prodigy) March 5, 2019
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