The Rock World Reacts To The Death Of Keith Flint

Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Skrillex and more pay tribute to The Prodigy's Keith Flint

The Rock World Reacts To The Death Of Keith Flint

Yesterday the world of rock was shaken by the news the The Prodigy’s Keith Flint had passed away at the age of 49. His snarling Essex delivery, his iconic look and his punk-rock attitude made him an icon of rock and dance music, pushing boundaries and uniting tribes.

To many people, Keith was The Prodigy – you just can’t picture them without him. And with his fiery character at the helm, the genre-mashers defined the 90s with their rave/rock crossover, going on to headline the biggest rock festival in the UK.

The impact of Keith’s life and legacy can be seen far and wide, and not just in the electronic noises permeating rock music today. Social media has been awash with tributes to the late-singer from across the world of rock and metal – here are just some of the kind words to the original firestarter.

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