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The Prodigy pay tribute to Keith Flint three years on from his death

The legendary frontman died in March 2019

By Charlotte Krol

Keith Flint of The Prodigy is pictured performing live
The late Keith Flint of The Prodigy. (Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Sc0RcH)

The Prodigy have remembered their late frontman Keith Flint on the third anniversary of his death.

Flint took his own life at the age of 49 on March 4, 2019 at his home in Essex.

The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett and Maxim wrote a tribute today (March 4) alongside some old photos, saying: “Its been three years … We miss u every single day brother, but we feel u always with and around us.

“Your Fire will never go out. Stay Punk brother. We live forever!”

Last September a mural honouring Flint was unveiled in Hackney, London to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2021. Street artist Akse produced the work in partnership with the music and mental wellbeing festival, Headstock.

Howlett said of the Crowdfunder-funded artwork: “Respect to everyone for coming together to make this happen for a cause so close to us. Akse has done Keef proud.”

Headstock founder Atheer Al-Salim said: “Keith Flint was the original firestarter. He was a true trailblazer in electronic music, and I was lucky enough to see him perform with The Prodigy on a number of occasions.

“Off-stage, Keith struggled with his mental health, and he talked candidly about his ‘dark periods’. Tragically, this culminated in him taking his own life. We’ve created this mural to help remember Keith and ensure that his flame continues to burn brightly – but also to raise awareness of Shout 85258, and the incredible 24/7 text support service it provides.

“We hope that the mural will help anyone that sees it know that confidential support is just a text message away.”

Meanwhile, The Prodigy’s Olly Burden is believed to be work on new material with The Libertines’ Carl Barat, after the pair were pictured at the band’s Margate HQ with Jamie T late last year.

You can access free, confidential suicide prevention services and mental health support services including The Samaritans (24/7) and CALM here and here.