Linkin Park Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


6th June 2014

Fact: Rockers Linkin Park will headline a new MTV awards show and music festival at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California next month (Jul14). The network will host the inaugural mtvU Fandom Awards and the Mtv Fan Fest on the first day of the annual event in July (14).


29th April 2014

Fact: Rockers Linkin Park's new album, The Hunting Party, will feature guest spots from Tom Morello and System Of A Down star Daron Malakian.


23rd August 2012

Fact: Linkin Park's debut album Hybrid Theory has become only the 20th album in SoundScan history to sell more than 10 million copies. Usher's Confessions also achieved the record earlier this year (12). SoundScan began tracking sales figures in 1991.


17th April 2012

Fact: Linkin Park and Incubus are teaming up to tour North America this summer. The two groups will join Mutemath for the month-long 2012 Honda Civic Tour, which begins in August (12) in Virginia.


14th September 2010

Quote: "When I was 20 years old, I would have told you, 'I hate the Beatles. There is no way I will listen to that.' Now, I would tell you that I love the Beatles, and I didn't figure it out until I was 27: 'Oh, this is what everybody... talks about.' It was weird. It was like all of a sudden I like broccoli. Now I love broccoli." Linkin Park star Chester Bennington discovers the Beatles.


13th September 2010

Fact: Rockers Linkin Park lit up the night sky above Hollywood at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (12Sep10) when they performed their hit The Catalyst outside city landmark the Griffith Park Observatory.


12th September 2010

Fact: Actress Emma Stone has found the perfect gift for her 20-year-old brother - she's taking him to the MTV Video Music Awards as her date. Stone will present Linkin Park at the event on Sunday night (12Sep10).


22nd June 2009

Fact: The reunited Alice In Chains, TOOL and Linkin Park have signed up to headline the first Epicenter festival in California in August (09). The three groups will join Wolfmother and Tom Morello’s latest project Street Sweeper Social Club at the one-day event to be held at the Fairplex in Pomona on 22 August (09).


9th February 2009

Fact: Metallica will headline a new rock festival in Knebworth, England alongside Linkin Park in August (09).


26th June 2008

Quote: "I'm a rock star married to a former Playboy model. I dreamed about that when I was growing up! I think it's awesome!" Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington is happily living the life he's always dreamed of.


15th April 2008

Fact: Busta Rhymes has teamed up with Linkin Park on his new single WE MADE IT. The rapper and the rockers filmed a video for the track, which features on Rhymes' new album BLESSED, in Los Angeles on Tuesday (15Apr08).


22nd November 2007

Fact: Teenage country sensation Taylor Swift has been given the job of announcing the Grammy Award nominations on 6 December (07). She'll be joined by Akon, Quincy Jones and Linkin Park. The 50th annual Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in February (08).


8th July 2007

Quote: "I don't have any delusions of grandeur that Linkin Park is saving the world. But it's our goal to do what we can to make it possible for our kids to have a place to live, and, at the same time, hopefully clean up where we live in the process." LINKIN PARK bassist DAVID 'Phoenix' FARRELL. The band headlined the Tokyo leg of the Live Earth concerts.


7th July 2007

Quote: "I don't have any delusions of grandeur that Linkin Park is saving the world. But it's our goal to do what we can to make it possible for our kids to have a place to live, and, at the same time, hopefully clean up where we live in the process." LINKIN PARK bassist DAVID 'Phoenix' FARRELL. The band are headlining the Tokyo leg of the Live Earth concerts.


3rd June 2007

Quote: "I hate being called nü-metal. Even the word is stupid, with the little umlauts." Linkin Park rocker MIKE SHINODA dislikes being categorised.


31st January 2007

Fact: My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park and Iron Maiden are headline acts at England's Download Festival in June (07).


8th January 2007

Fact: Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington also fronts covers band BUCKET OF WEENIES.


29th August 2005

Fact: <p>The score for this year's (05) MTV Video Music Awards was composed by rapper Lil Jon and Linkin Park's MIKE SHINODA. </p>


29th August 2005

Fact: <p>The score for this year's (05) MTV Video Music Awards was composed by rapper Lil Jon and Linkin Park's MIKE SHINODA. </p>


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