Today the dance music world is faced with crushing, horrible news. Swedish DJ Tim Berglund – also known as Avicii – has passed away at the age of 28 today, Friday, April 20th. His publicist has confirmed the news to Billboard earlier this morning.
Avicii is one of the first rockstars of EDM and with his True Stories documentary only recently released, this all hits so close to home.
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.
Avicii was a truly loved international star and an absolute legend for this generation of electronic music lovers. Our hearts go out to his friends and family.