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Blink-182 Cancel Gigs

Blink-182 have cancelled their upcoming gigs following Chester Bennington's suicide.The 'All the Small Things' hitmakers had been due to share a stage with Linkin Park for their joint 'Welcome to Blinkin Park' concerts, but have...

Jared Leto's Tribute To Chester Bennington

Jared Leto has learned a lot from the late Chester Bennington.The Thirty Seconds to Mars star was devastated to hear about the death of the Linkin' Park frontman - who committed suicide on Thursday (20.07.17)...

Chester Bennington Wrote Heart-breaking Note To Chris Cornell

Chester Bennington wrote a heart-breaking letter to Chris Cornell shortly after his death in which he said he ''couldn't imagine'' living in a world without the singer.The Linkin Park frontman was tragically found dead in...

Linkin Park Cancel Upcoming Tour

Linkin Park have cancelled their upcoming tour in the wake of Chester Bennington's death.The frontman of the 'Numb' hitmakers was tragically found dead at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estate in Los Angeles on...

Black Eyed Peas 'Devastated' By Chester Bennington Suicide

The Black Eyed Peas are ''devastated'' by the death of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park frontman - who has six children - reportedly took his own life this week at the age of just 41...

Brian Welch Calls Chester Bennington's Suicide 'Cowardly'

Brian 'Head' Welch has branded Chester Bennington's suicide ''cowardly''. The Korn guitarist insisted he was ''p***ed'' to hear the Linkin Park frontman - who has six children - had taken his own life aged 41,...

Chester Bennington's Widow Falls Victim To Hacker

Chester Bennington's widow was the victim of a hacking in the hours following her husband's death.The Linkin Park singer died of suspected suicide on Thursday (20.07.17) at the age of 41 and Talinda Bennington's Twitter...

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead At Age 41 In Suspected Suicide

Music fans around the world are mourning the death of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who has been discovered dead at the age of 41 in what is being suspected as suicide.Police in Los...

Tributes Continue To Pour In For Chester Bennington

Stormzy has been left ''heartbroken'' by Chester Bennington's death.The 23-year-old star - who recently teamed up with the rocker and his group Linkin Park on the track 'Good Goodbye' - has sent ''prayers'' to the...

Linkin Park Heartbroken Over Chester Bennington's Death

Mike Shinoda has been left ''shocked and heartbroken'' by the death of his Linkin Park bandmate Chester Bennington.The group's co-founder has confirmed reports the 41-year-old rocker had taken his own life are ''true'' and admitted...

Chester Bennington Found Dead

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died.The 41-year-old singer reportedly took his own life and was found hanged at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estate in Los Angeles just before 9am on Thursday (20.07.17)m...

Linkin Park Don't Care About Sell Out Gripes

Linkin Park ''don't care'' if people think they've sold out.The US rockers - who will release their seventh studio album, 'One More Light', later this month following a three-year absence - are not interested in...

Ed Sheeran Joins Stormzy At London Concert

Ed Sheeran surprised fans by joining Stormzy on stage at his gig at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on Thursday night (04.05.17) for a rendition of 'Shape of You'.The two artists recreated their BRIT...

Linkin Park Team Up With Stormzy And Pusha T

Linkin Park have collaborated with British grime star Stormzy and rapper Pusha T on a new song. The 'Numb' hitmakers are keeping tight-lipped about further details of the track, but frontman Chester Bennington has revealed...

Linkin Park's Pop Sound

Linkin Park's new album has a poppier sound. The 'Numb' hitmakers' rapper and songwriter Mike Shinoda has revealed their forthcoming record 'One More Light' is a mixture of genres and while he refuses to label...

Chester Bennington Quit Stone Temple Pilots For His Kids

The rocker spent two years with Dean and Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz as Scott Weiland's replacement in the band and now admits he had to leave in 2015 because touring with the...

Kings Of Chaos Supergroup To Headline Long Beach Grand Prix Gig

The band will perform at the Convention Center outdoor stage following the day's racing activities on 8 April (17). The rotating group will consist of Sorum on drums, The Cult's Billy Duffy,...

Chester Bennington To Rejoin Stone Temple Pilots For Charity Gig

Linkin Park star Bennington announced his time with the band was up in November (15), but he'll be back behind the microphone next month (Mar16) for a one-off performance at the From Bach...

Stone Temple Pilots To Hold Open Auditions For New Frontman

The role of vocalist was left open following Scott Weiland's exit from the band in 2013, and Bennington was hired as a temporary replacement, but he announced in November (15) that he would...

Chester Bennington Leaves Stone Temple Pilots

The Linkin Park singer joined the band in 2013 after Scott Weiland was kicked out, and Weiland sparked rumours Bennington had quit during an interview on Saturday (07Nov15) with Alternative Nation, in which...

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...

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