The Linkin Park singer who ruled an era and made Jay Z metal, unfortunately, has died at the age of 41, the singer best known for fronting Linkin Park, and the singer Chester Bennington having best band best known for releasing the iconic albums Hybrid Theory and Meteora.
According to the TMZ reports that Chester Bennington killed himself, and his body was found in a Los Angeles Area residents just months after his good friend Chris Cornell committed suicide. His band mates confirmed the news to media.
The singer Chester Bennington was suffering for years from drug and alcohol abuse, fueled and his unlucky history of abusing childhood.
Linkin Park was one of the best-known nu-metal groups, coming to prominence in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Bennington married to Talinda Bentley in 2006, having previously been wed to Samantha Olit from 1996 until 2005.
The singer had six children from both of his wives; alongside his previous relationship with Elka Brand was also matter of attention. One of the children is adopted.
Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Bennington attained and achieved noteworthy fame with Linkin Park in 2000 following the success of the Hybrid Theory, an album that would well almost 5 million copies thanks to stand-out singles “Crawling” and “One Step Closer”. The album was Grammy nominated, the song “Crawling” winning the award for Best Hard Rock Performance.
Subsequently, various festival appearances and the remix album, Reanimation, the band once again ruled the charts with Meteora, solidifying themselves as a leading band around the global.
The album’s singles “Faint”, “Numb” and “Lying from You” were all released to achieved some critical acclamation, pull towards you the attention of Jay-Z who worked on an album of remixes with the band. Their collaboration “Numb/Encore” went on to win a Grammy.
Their next three albums, Minutes to Midnight, A Thousand Suns, and Living Things, released between 2007 and 2013 all reached number which is also very much popular in the United States, 2014’s The Hunting Partyreaching number three.
Between 2013 and 2015, Bennington also played with Stone Temple Pilots, which replaced Scott Weiland for such short period of time.
Linkin Park then went on to release One More Light, which arrived at record stores in March in the previous year, reached number one once again, giving the band reserved and retained an implausible and incredible fan base.
Bennington performed at fellow rocker Chris Cornell’s funeral last year, writing an open letter to the singer, personally, he also addressed to his mates.
In the last week, Bennington performed with the band at the Brixton Academy, local Grime rapper Stormzy joining on stage. His last gig with the band was in Birmingham, the UK also was viral.
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