Keith Flint: The Prodigy frontman's life in pictures

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Keith Flint: A life in pictures

Keith Flint of dance act, The Prodigy during their performance supporting Oasis at Knebworth in 1996. (STEFAN ROUSSEAU/PA Archive/PA Images)

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The Prodigy at the 1996 MTV Europe Awards. L-R: Maxim Reality, Liam Howlett, Leeroy Thornhill & Keith Flint. (Fiona Hanson/PA Archive/PA Images)

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Keith Flint, lead singer of The Prodigy, performs at the V97 concert at Temple Newsham, Leeds in 1997 (Owen Humphreys/PA).

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Keith Flint of the Prodigy sprays beer from his mouth as fellow band members (L-R) Maxim Reality (aka Keith Palmer), Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Leeroy Thornhill watch at the 1998 MTV Awards ceremony at the Filaforum near Milan. (Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/PA Images)

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Keith on stage with The Prodigy at the 1998 Reading Festival. (Andrew Stuart/PA Archive/PA Images)

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Keith Flint and television presenter Gail Porter arrive for the London premiere of the film Mad Cows, at the Odeon West End cinema, Leicester Square, in 1999. (Neil Munns/PA Archive/PA Images)

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Flint (Keith Flint ex Prodigy) performs live on stage at the Scala Kings Cross London in 2003. (Suzan Moore/EMPICS Entertainment)

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Keith Flint from the Prodigy and Donatella Versace arrive for the amfAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) ‘Cinema Against AIDS 2004’ party at the Le Moulin de Mougins restaurant, as part of the 57th Cannes Film Festival in France. (Anthony Harvey/PA Archive/PA Images)

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The Prodigy with their Q Innovation in Sound Award, during the annual Q Awards 2005, the music magazine’s annual awards ceremony, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, central London, Monday 10 October 2005. (Ian West/PA)

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Keith Flint of The Prodigy performs on stage at their final concert of their UK tour promoting new album “Their Law – The Singles 1990-2005”, at the Carling Academy Brixton on December 1, 2005 in London. (©Suzan/All Action Digital)

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The Prodigy performing on the Main Stage during Radio 1’s Big Weekend at Lydiard Park in Swindon, 2009. (Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images)

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Keith Flint: A lift in pictures

The Prodigy performs on stage at the Roskilde Festival, on July 4, 2010 (Torben Christensen/AFP/Getty Images)

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Lewis Hamilton (L) of Great Britain (Mercedes Formula 1 driver) speaks with Keith Flint of Great Britain (singer of The Prodigy) in box before the Moto GP race during the MotoGp of Catalunya – Race at Circuit de Catalunya in 2014. (Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

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Keith Flint of The Prodigy performing live on stage at Brixton O2 Academy in London. Photo date: Thursday, December 21, 2017. (Richard Gray/EMPICS Entertainment)

The Prodigy front man Keith Flint has sadly died aged 49. The Firestarter vocalist appears to have taken his own life. Musicians and fans around the world have paid tribute to the dance pioneer, with many remembering his energetic stage persona and parent-scaring music video antics.

Flint began his career in The Prodigy as a stage dancer alongside Leeroy Thornhill, but made his vocal debut for the band on the 1996 hit Firestarter, which hit number 1 in the UK music charts. It would be the first of many tracks to which Flint lent his vocal talents.

We take a look back at some of the dance star’s most iconic musical moments.

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