It is with a heavy heart that I am reporting the passing of Tim Bergling aka Avicii. Avicii has died suddenly at the age of 28 while in the middle eastern country of Oman. While no details around his death have been formally announced, his press manager released this statement:

“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 Has Died At 28

This is tragic and heartbreaking news for the dance music community. Avicii was one of the most influential artists who has ever lived, and he will be missed greatly. He recently returned to production after a hiatus from music to focus on his then failing health. His shocking passing comes unexpectedly. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tim's friends and family in this difficult time. We will continue to update our readers as details emerge about this story.

Erik
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