Tony Cook who went by the stage name Cookie Monsta has died according to his longtime label Circus Records and Management Agency, Maximum Boost. The highly respected Dubstep DJ & Producer hailed from Nottingham UK and started his career in 2008 inspired by the likes of Rusko.
“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.” Wrote Circus Records and Maximum Boost in a joint official statement shared on their social media.
Other artists and industry memebers have since taken to social media to share their condolonces.
RIP @CookieMonstaDUB— SLANDER (@SlanderOfficial) October 2, 2020
Thank you for the incredible art you brought into this world
Rest easy brother
I remember passing tunes back and forth on the dubstepforum back in the day.. a true OG and pioneer of the dirty dubstep sound has left us. RIP Tony Cookie Monsta— Downlink (@downlinkmusic) October 2, 2020
We’re so shocked by the passing of Cookie Monsta. A dubstep veteran and a great friend to all. RIP Cookie x— Disciple ⚔️ (@Disciplerecs) October 2, 2020
The scene has suffered a huge loss today. Rest in peace Cookie Monsta, a friend and an inspiration to so many— Never Say Die Records (@neversaydie) October 2, 2020
There are no details about the circumstances surrounding his death, He was 31.
Our thoughts go out to friends and family at this tragic time.