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Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:40 am

Singer of Linkin Park passed, suicide believed to be the cause...

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park dies at age 41
by Will Balsam • July 20, 2017
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Chester Bennington has died at age 41, according to the Los Angeles coroner. The AP reports that Bennington’s death is being investigated as an apparent suicide. The singer-songwriter had been the frontman of Linkin Park since 1999. He is survived by six children.

Linkin Park emerged in 2000 with the album Hybrid Theory, which separated the band from the nu-metal pack. Their sound blended elements of metal, hip-hop, alternative and industrial-rock with the vocal interplay of Bennington and rapper Mike Shinoda. By 2012, Hybrid Theory had been sold 10 million times, earning it the coveted Diamond rating by the Record Industry Association of America. After their debut, Linkin Park went on to record six additional albums and collaborate with Jay-Z on 2004’s chart-topping Collision Course EP.

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Re: Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:48 am

Linkin Park is probably one of the most important bands to come out of the 2000's. Hybrid Theory is a perfect record, and while it became a 'cool' thing to knock them in recent years, their music obviously struck a cord with so many people. Chester passing is a huge blow to the music world.

Re: Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:13 am

Not a fan, but a sad day. He left behind a wife and several kids, from two different marriages.

Re: Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:07 am

drjohncarpenter wrote:Not a fan, but a sad day. He left behind a wife and several kids, from two different marriages.


6 kids to be exact...

Re: Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:12 am

SteamrollerBlues wrote:Linkin Park is probably one of the most important bands to come out of the 2000's. Hybrid Theory is a perfect record, and while it became a 'cool' thing to knock them in recent years, their music obviously struck a cord with so many people. Chester passing is a huge blow to the music world.



I agree, Steamroller...

Hybrid Theory was a huge album for LP... I was a late teen, when it came out and enjoyed seeing them in concert in St. Louis...

Re: Chester Bennington dead at 41...

Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:34 pm

Such sad news. He died on the birthday of his friend Chris Cornell.....