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Swedish DJ Avicii Dead At Age 28

Sad news to report today...

World-known Swedish DJ, Avicii, real name Tim Bergling has passed away at the young age of 28.

 

His publicist confirmed the new on Friday, April 20th.

 

"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. "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."

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.