Cookie Monsta, dubstep pioneer and Circus Records signee, dies at 31

Legendary British producer and dubstep pioneer Cookie Monsta, real name Tony Cook, has passed away at the age of 31, according to a statement released by his label, Circus Records.

Circus Records personnel took to social media on October 2 to reveal the sudden and tragic news and mourn the loss of their longtime friend:

“Our beloved Tony Cook (aka Cookie Monsta) has left us. We are devastated, no words can contain our feelings on such a day. All of our thoughts go to Tony’s family, friends and our heart especially goes out to Tony’s son Olly, the Mini Monsta. The world will miss you Cookie, we will miss you brother.”

Cookie Monsta’s cause of death has not been disclosed at the time of writing.