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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...

Police Using Twitter To Catch Linkin Park Stalker

Shinoda has been receiving strange tweets from an unidentified user on the social media site since October (15), and he has told police in Los Angeles he has concerns over the messages....

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...

Linkin Park Launch Venture Capital Firm

The Numb hitmakers split from their outside management team last year (14) and brought their business "in-house" through their MAChine Shop company. They then decided to team up with Harvard Business School...

Police Launch Search For Missing Festival-goers

The music festival in Oklahoma was hit by severe weather and tornado warnings on Saturday (23May15) which prompted organisers to cancel the headline performance by Linkin Park and order attendees to take shelter....

Rocklahoma Festival Evacuated In Tornado Scare

The band had been due to headline the second night of the Rocklahoma event, but the show was cancelled after a storm rolled in. Organisers evacuated the venue and ordered attendees to...

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...

Linkin Park Forced To Cancel 'Hunting Party' Tour Following Frontman Chester Bennington's Injury

Linkin Park have been forced to cancel the rest of their 'Hunting Party' tour after the band's frontman Chester Bennington suffered a leg injury which is required to undergo "immediate medical attention."Linkin Park cancels the...

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...

Slipknot To Headline Download

Slipknot are to headline Download Festival 2015.The 'Wait and Bleed' hitmakers are thrilled to be returning to Donnington Park for the third time on the opening night of the rock festival, which runs between June...

Rock In Rio Festival Expanding To America, Taylor Swift To Headline

Good news for American music fans! The organisers of the massive Rock in Rio music festival have announced plans to hold an event in Las Vegas.Taylor Swift will be headlining the brand new festivalAccording to...

Mike Shinoda: 'We Didn't Snitch On Sublime With Rome'

Linkin Park star Mike Shinoda has denied reports suggesting he and his bandmates tipped police off to Sublime With Rome's drug use backstage at a festival in Arizona.Swr frontman Rome Ramirez accused the rockers of...

Linkin Park Star's Directorial Debut Picked Up

Linkin Park star Joseph Hahn has been given a huge career boost just hours after learning the band's new album has entered the U.S. charts at number three - his movie Mall has been picked...

Linkin Park Inducted To Hollywood Rock Walk

Linkin Park have been added to Hollywood's Rock Walk.Singer Chester Bennington and his bandmates placed their hands in cement outside the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Wednesday (18Jun14). Benington told...

Our 10 Favourite Download Festival 2014 Moments

Download Festival 2014 has come and gone in a dizzying blast of metal riffage, moshpits frenzies and surprisingly kind weather. The weekend was packed with memorable moments and stand-out performances but we decided to pick...

Linkin Park Perform Debut Album In Full At Download Festival

Rockers Linkin Park thrilled fans during their headlining set at Britain's Download Festival this weekend (14-15Jun14) by playing their debut album Hybrid Theory in full for the first time.The bandmembers took to the stage at...

Linkin Park Land Rockwalk Honour

Linkin Park are the latest music act to receive an honour on Hollywood's RockWalk.The rockers will leave their mark outside Los Angeles' Guitar Center during an induction ceremony on 17 June (14) , following in...

Linkin Park Deny Tipping Off Cops To Sublime With Rome's Drug Stash

Rockers Linkin Park have hit back at Sublime With Rome frontman Rome Ramirez after he accused the Crawling hitmakers of tipping police off to their drug stash at a weekend concert in Arizona.Ramirez took to...

Win Tickets For Download Festival 2014 With Contactmusic And Zippo!

Download Festival at Donington Park is one of the UK's most eagerly anticipated rock events so if you want to win a pair of tickets for this year, look no further!We've partnered with one of...

Download Festival In Touching Tribute: The Stephen Sutton Stage

Stephen Sutton’s story touched the hearts of many, raising not just money, but awareness for cancer. Although the £4 million he did manage was truly staggering. And in an act of remembrance for Sutton, the...

Rob Bourdon Injured Back During Recording Marathon

Linkin Park rocker Rob Bourdon had to receive treatment for a back injury after playing his drums non-stop during mammoth recording sessions.The band is gearing up to release its sixth album, The Hunting Party, in...

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 Debut Interactive New Promo Via Video Game

Rockers Linkin Park have broken new boundaries by debuting their new music promo on Tuesday (25Mar14) via an unlikely outlet - Xbox video game Project Spark.The Numb hitmakers joined forces with the game's programmers at...

Stars Honoured For Environmentalism

Famed film producer Lawrence Bender and rockers Linkin Park were honoured for their work to raise awareness of environmental issues on Friday night (21Mar14).Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles' (Ucla)'s Institute of the...

Jared Leto: Got My Oscar, Now I'm Going On Tour With Linkin Park - Thanks

Jared Leto isn’t like most Oscar winners. He’s been criticised for his role as the transgender character Rayon, and not 48 hours after his Best Supporting Actor win for the role, it has been announced...

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 And The Offspring To Play Philippines Benefit Show

Rockers Linkin Park are teaming up with The Offspring to play a benefit concert for victims of the typhoon in the Philippines.The bands will come together for a special show in Los Angeles in January...

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