Drum 'n' bass DJ and producer and Andy Skopes (pictured left) has handed away.

His demise was introduced his private Facebook web page, by which it was revealed he had been affected by most cancers for 18 months.

Andy's profession included releases on labels similar to Fizzy Beats ('Break It Down You Fool'), Utopia Music ('Distance From You'/'Reading By The White Lake') and Fokuz Recordings ('Play Dead' EP). One of his more moderen releases was the 'Speechless' EP on Metalheadz.

A bunch of artists and labels have paid tribute to Andy. Check a number of the tributes beneath.

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