Keith Richards, Bon Iver and rock band Tenacious D were among those affected
A number of prominent musicians had their Twitter accounts 'hacked' over the weekend.
Individuals managed to post a number of tweets from the accounts of artists including Keith Richards and Bon Iver.
Jack Black's rock band Tenacious D was forced to clarify that the comedian was still alive after a series of tweets falsely claimed he had died. The band said the incident was a 'sick prank'.
WE had our Twitter account hacked. We can assure you that Jack is ALIVE and WELL and that this was a sick "prank".— Tenacious D (@RealTenaciousD) June 5, 2016
Pitchfork reports that false bomb threats were sent from the account belonging to rock band Tame Impala before being deleted.
Meanwhile, a tweet on Keith Richard's account said a number of 'hateful' messages had been sent after the account was hacked.
Earlier today Keith’s Twitter account was hacked along with other verified accounts. The hateful tweets that were posted have been removed.— Keith Richards (@officialKeef) June 5, 2016