Keith Flint, frontman for The Prodigy, has been confirmed dead at the age of 49. No official announcement was made surrounding how he passed away, but one of his bandmates Lian Howlett wrote a small tribute on Instagram confirming that he had taken his own life by suicide.

The Prodigy posted this via their social media this AM:

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.

Sad news. R.I.P. to the Firestarter 🔥🔥🔥

The Prodigy - Firestarter (Official Video)