Linkin Park - 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 surprising fans with their version of the soul singer's huge hit during their encore at Camden's Roundhouse in London.

Before they performed the track lead vocalist Chester Bennington teased the audience, saying: "We're going to do something really special for you guys, this is something we don't usually do. We're going to play a song by a local artist."

The band's version of Adele's UK and US number one single saw the band stripped back, with Chester singing and multi instrumentalist Mike Shinoda playing the piano.

The hit was part of a five-song encore that saw the band - who are also made up of drummer Rob Bourdon, lead guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave Farrell and DJ Joe Hahn - close the night with energetic performances of their 2001 single 'In The End' and 2007's 'Bleed It Out'.

Chester told the crowd: "It feels good to be down here with a bunch of people who really want to f***ing be here."

They band opened with 'The Requiem' before launching into 'Papercut' and also performed 'No More Sorrow' and 'Breaking the Habit' during their set.

The iTunes festival runs throughout July and will include shows from artists including Beady Eye, Friendly Fires and Bruno Mars.

Linkin Park's set at the iTunes festival 04.07.11:

The Requiem

Papercut

Lying From You

Given Up

What I've Done

Empty Spaces

When They Come for Me

No More Sorrow

Jornada del Muerto

Waiting for the End

Burning in the Skies

Numb

The Radiance

Breaking the Habit

Fallout

The Catalyst

Crawling

Faint

One Step Closer

Encore:

Rolling in the Deep (Adele cover)

Wisdom, Justice, and Love

Iridescent

New Divide

In the End

Bleed It Out


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Tags: Linkin Park - Adele - Beady Eye - Bruno Mars - Chester Bennington - Friendly Fires - Justice

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