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Chester Bennington Broke His Ankle Playing Basketball

The Numb hitmakers announced they had to scrap the remainder of their The Hunting Party Tour dates in January (15) after Bennington broke his ankle prior to a concert in Indianapolis, where he...

Stone Temple Pilots Change Name After Ending Legal Battle

The singer became locked in a nasty legal battle with his former colleagues after he was kicked out of the group in 2013 and replaced by Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. Weiland sued...

Chester Bennington Undergoes Surgery

Linkin Park rocker Chester Bennington is to spend the next six weeks recovering after undergoing surgery on his ankle.The musicians axed the remainder of their U.S. tour this week (beg19Jan15) after the singer suffered a...

Linkin Park Scrap All Dates Over Bennington Ankle Injury

Rockers Linkin Park have scrapped the remainder of their The Hunting Party tour dates to allow frontman Chester Bennington time to fully recover from an ankle injury.The band initially cancelled two dates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...

Linkin Park Axe Shows Over Chester Bennington Injury

Rockers Linkin Park have axed their upcoming shows after frontman Chester Bennington suffered a nasty ankle injury.No more details about the severity or cause of Bennington's problem have been released, but the band has called...

Linkin Park: We Needed To Weed Out The Emo

Linkin Park claim they need to ''weed out the emo'' when it comes to their new album. The band - made up of Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington, Joe Hahn, Brad Delson, Rob Bourdon, Mark Wakefield...

Linkin Park Feel Inspired Recording Album

Linkin Park feel ''inspired'' recording their new album. Frontman Mike Shinoda has teased details of new material for the record, the follow-up to their 2012 album 'Living Things', and said the band plan to go...

Linkin Park Have 'Incredible' Tracks For New Lp

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington has written some ''incredible'' songs for their next record.The 'Crawling' group have started initial sessions for their sixth album and DJ Joe Hahn has been blown away by the ideas their...

Stone Temple Pilots Add Bennington To Their Name

The new-look Stone Temple Pilots have slightly changed their moniker as Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington joins the band for upcoming tour dates and record releases.Bennington joined the group three months ago after his new...

Scott Weiland: 'I Have No Hard Feelings Towards Stone Temple Pilots Replacement Bennington'

Rocker Scott Weiland insists there are no hard feelings between him and his Stone Temple Pilots replacement Chester Bennington, because he's convinced the Linkin Park star did not act spitefully when he stepped up to...

Scott Weiland & Chester Bennington Among Headliners At Sunset Strip Music Festival

Rocker Scott Weiland and his Stone Temple Pilots replacement Chester Bennington are set to headline the same festival with their other bands next month (Aug13).Weiland and his new act The Wildabouts will close out the...

Stone Temple Pilots Hope Scott 'Finds The Light'

Stone Temple Pilots hope Scott Weiland ''finds the light.''The 'Dancing Days' band fired their singer in February - a decision he refused to accept - and their arguments have led to them launching a lawsuit...

Stone Temple Pilots Plan First Tour With Bennington

Stone Temple Pilots have announced their first tour with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as frontman.Bennington replaced Scott Weiland in the band earlier this year (13) and made his debut as frontman in May (13)...

Stone Temple Pilots Secure Festival Slot With Bennington

The new-look Stone Temple Pilots, featuring Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, have scheduled another festival slot in Florida.The group will co-headline the first annual Rockwave Festival in Fort Myers on 21 September (13) alongside Jane's...

Chester Bennington Has No Plans To Leave Stone Temple Pilots

Linkin Park star Chester Bennington's side project with Stone Temple Pilots looks set to become a semi-permanent thing - he's keen to perform as Scott Weiland's replacement and his new bandmates are very happy to...

Slash And Duff Mckagan Play With Stp At Musicares Gala

Former Guns N' Roses rockers Slash and Duff Mckagan became the latest stars to join Stone Temple Pilots as they performed with new frontman Chester Bennington at a charity gig on Thursday night (30May13).Bennington was...

Slash: 'Chester Bennington Is The Perfect Replacement For Scott Weiland'

Rocker Slash has given the new Stone Temple Pilots line-up a big boost by insisting the band sounds great with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington as frontman.Bennington stepped in to replace fired singer Scott Weiland and...

Scott Weiland: 'Chester Bennington Joining Stone Temple Pilots Hurt'

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland felt "hurt" and "surprised" by his bandmates' decision to replace him with Linkin Park star Chester Bennington for a recent festival set.The singer exited the group in February...

You Can Take Scott Weiland Out Of Stone Temple Pilots, But You Can't Take The Pilot Out Of Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots, the band, is pressing on with performances, but former vocalist Scott Weiland isn’t happy. After he split up from bandmates Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz, Weiland maintains that the band...

Chester Bennington Replaces Scott Weiland For Pilots Surprise Festival Set

The Stone Temple Pilots made a surprise appearance at the KROQ Weenie Roast concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (18May13) with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington acting as temporary frontman.Bandmembers Dean and Rob DeLeo axed the...

Chester Bennington To Be Honoured By Musicares

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington is set to be honoured at an upcoming MusiCares gala in recognition of his work helping drug users overcome their issues.The rocker will be presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan...

Linkin Park's Frontman To Undergo Surgery

Linkin Park have been forced to cancel the final performance of their world tour so frontman Chester Bennington can undergo surgery.The In The End hitmakers were scheduled to stage the last show of their A...

Chester Bennington: 'I Was A Raging Alcoholic'

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has become the latest star to come clean about his booze problems, revealing he was once "a raging alcoholic".Just a week after Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe opened up about...

Linkin Park Cover Adele

Linkin Park covered Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' at the iTunes Festival last night (05.07.11).The US rockers performed a set of their biggest hits - including 'Numb', 'Faint', 'Crawling' and 'One Step Closer' - before...

Linkin Park Weirder Then Gaga

Linkin Park joke they are weirder than Lady Gaga.While 'Hair' hitmaker Gaga pushes the boundaries of fashion - having worn a dress made entirely out of meat and appearing onstage wearing a prosthetic pregnant stomach...

Linkin Park Back On The Road After Bennington's Hospitalisation

LINKIN PARK are preparing to return to the road after frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON was hospitalised with a viral infection last week (ends11Feb11) - and they're taking the PRODIGY with them.The rockers pulled the plug on...

Sick Bennington Apologises For Third Cancelled Show

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON has apologised to fans after falling ill and forcing the band to axe its third consecutive concert.The Crawling rockers cancelled a show in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (10Feb11) after Bennington...

Bennington Illness Forces Linkin Park Gig Cancellation

LINKIN PARK have been forced to scrap a concert in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (10Feb11) to allow frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON to recover from a mystery illness.The Crawling hitmakers cancelled their Verizon Center gig after the...

Bennington Loved Saw Movie Role

Rocker CHESTER BENNINGTON is delighted with his latest role - he's been immortalised as a victim of twisted serial killer Jigsaw in the new SAW movie.The Linkin Park frontman is a huge fan of the...

Linkin Park's 'Challenging' New Album

Linkin Park don't care what the tracks on their upcoming album sound like. The 'Numb' rockers - who teamed up with legendary producer Rick Rubin for their soon to be released album 'A Thousand Suns'...

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