Andrew Weatherall, Pioneering English DJ/Producer, Dead at 56

The genre-straddling artist, known for his work with Primal Scream and more, died of a pulmonary embolism

English DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall has died of a pulmonary embolism, his management announced today (February 17). He was 56 years old. Weatherall’s management said in a statement, “He was being treated in hospital but unfortunately the blood clot reached his heart. His death was swift and peaceful.”