Despite being the frontman of dance band,
Keith Flint was a rock star through and through – and that even extended to when he was sleeping, an auction of his items has revealed.
Prodigy singer had a custom-made gothic oak and steel bed, which has sold for £8,500 and is the most rock star bed you’ll ever see...
Keith Flint's custom made oak and steel bed on display prior to its sale at Cheffins auctioneers in Cambridge (Photo: PA Wire/PA Images)
The bed is supported at each corner by entwined thorns and is accessed via steps supported on the back of a crouching winged mythical beast.
It was sold as part of an auction of his personal belongings on Thursday night to help settle the liabilities of his estate.
More than 170 lots of the star’s belongings were offered for sale, fetching a total of nearly £350,000.
Keith Flint's piercings on display (Photo: PA Wire/PA Images)
Keith’s three Moonman MTV awards proved to be the most expensive lot on the night, selling for £16,000.
The winning bid for a collection of his body jewellery, including a distinctive nose piercing that he wore on and off stage, was £2,200.
Keith Flint's MTV music awards (Photo: PA Wire/PA Images)
Among the other items sold were a large welded aluminium and steel model ant, the insect used as The Prodigy’s logo, which went for £8,000.
A gold presentation disc given to Keith for the success of the band’s debut album, Experience, which was released in 1992, sold for £13,000.
A collection of European presentation discs given to Keith for The Prodigy’s third studio album, The Fat of the Land, in 1997 sold for £8,000.
Discs for their second studio album, Music For The Jilted Generation, from 1994 also raised £5,000.
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Keith's gold and platinum selling albums (Photo: PA Wire/PA Images)
Martin Millard, a director at Cheffins Fine Art, where the items were auctioned, said the collection had “surpassed all expectations”.
“The interest in the sale was phenomenal and there was a fantastic atmosphere in the saleroom throughout the evening, with fans travelling from all over Europe to attend and further bidders joining in via the internet,” he said.
“The night saw strong bidding on all of the lots and we are delighted to have achieved such a total on behalf of the estate.”
Keith Flint died in March this year (Photo: PA Archive/PA Images)
was found dead at his Essex home in March. At the time police confirmed they were not treating his death as suspicious.
A toxicology report later found that the musician had cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system at the time of his death.
In May, Essex Senior Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray
recorded an open conclusion at the inquest into his death, adding that “we will never quite know what was going on in [Flint’s] mind on that date”.
He rose to fame in the 1990s in the Brit Award-winning electronic band, who were known for hits including Firestarter and Breathe.
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