Tim Bergling's loyal fans took to social media as grisly details of his death, aged 28, emerged
AVICII's fans have reacted with shock following graphic reports in the US that claim the superstar DJ died after cutting himself.
Loyal supporters of the star, real name Tim Bergling, took to social media to express their grief as new details emerged overnight on the circumstances of his apparent suicide.
"Lost for words by the way Avicii committed suicide," said Toby Waters.
An upset Laura Dee wrote: "There is still a ridiculous stigma around mental health that prevents people talking about it.
Bridge paid respects to a "creative, respected man", adding further reports about his death were "truly heartbreaking".
Liam Maynard, who says he was "broken" to learn of Avicii's suicide, said: "Shows you can have everything and be unhappy. Everyone should find peace."
Bergling was initially thought to have died from addictions to alcohol and heroin-like painkillers.
But last week his family confirmed that the DJ, with two UK number one singles, took his life under the stress of an unrelenting industry.
The many stars he has collaborated with, including Coldplay and Leona Lewis, have been paying tribute to the DJ who died in Muscat, Oman, on April 20.
On Friday, British singer Rita Ora led a minute of silence at a Dutch festival before performing Lonely Together, a song they both worked on.
In a statement, his family said: "He really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace."
But he is reported to have been struggling, living on a diet of alcohol and burgers to get through a schedule which saw him performing upwards of 300 gigs a year.
His Czech model girlfriend Tereza Kacerova recently revealed on Instagram how she and Bergling had planned to have a child.