Keith Flint, Singer of Electronic Band The Prodigy, Dies

"A true pioneer, innovator and legend," the band said in a statement confirming his death. "He will be forever missed."

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LONDON (AP) — Keith Flint, lead singer of dance-electronic band The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home near London. He was 49. Flint was the stage persona of the band, whose hits “Firestarter” and “Breathe” fused techno, breakbeat and acid house music. The band sold 30 million records, taking rave music from an insular community of party-goers and bringing it to an international audience. The energetic frontman was also known for his distinctive…

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