The Prodigy have performed their initial live performance since the passing of Keith Flint.
The founding member of the group tragically took his own existence on March 4, 2019, aged 49, and his bandmates Liam Howlett and Maxim returned to the stage at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on Friday (08.07.22) and Saturday (08.07.22) night.
Liam explained to the group prior to undertaking ‘Breathe’: “It’s been a extensive time f****** coming.”
All through ‘Firestarter’ a hologram of Keith was utilised to pay back homage to the late star, who carried out frontman obligations on the 1996 techno-punk basic.
The setlist also incorporated admirer-favourites these types of as ‘Omen’, Voodoo People’ and ‘Smack My B**** Up’.
The 25th-anniversary tour of ‘The Unwanted fat of the Land’ heads to Liverpool subsequent on July 14, and concludes with a few consecutive evenings at London’s O2 Academy Brixton kicking off on July 21.
Meanwhile, Liam and Maxim are doing the job on an album in Keith’s honour.
In May 2021, they gave followers a teaser of what’s to appear.
Alongside a 15-second clip of a Nu metallic-design conquer, they tweeted: “New Prodigy studio session beats are rollin #theprodigy #keepitraw #weliveforthebeats.”
Adhering to the tragic death of Keith, songwriter-and-producer Liam confirmed that The Prodigy had gone back into the studio for the initial time considering the fact that his passing.
The approaching eighth report will be the adhere to-up to 2018’s ‘No Tourists’, which was the fourth and final LP to feature Keith’s vocals and co-crafting right before his death.
In a statement at the time of his passing, the band reported: “It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can ensure the dying of our brother and ideal buddy Keith Flint. A legitimate pioneer, innovator and legend. He will be endlessly missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all anxious at this time.”
The Prodigy setlist Sheffield:
Light-weight Up the Sky
Everybody in the Place
Champions of London
No Good (Start the Dance)
Get Your Struggle On
Smack My B**** Up
We Reside Endlessly
Get Me to the Hospital
Invaders Will have to Die
Out of House