Friday, July 21, 2017

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dies of suspected suicide aged 41

This is not only a horrible day for music fans but for listeners of the Mark Levin show.  "Somewhere I Belong" is the theme song foe the conservative talk radio host and which is where I personally got hip to the brilliance of Linkin Park.
The Guardian reports police have confirmed that Chester Bennington, the lead singer of band Linkin Park, has died.

His death at his private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County at approximately 9am Thursday morning was confirmed by the coroner and is being treated as a suspected suicide.
Bennington, who was 41 years old, joined the group in 1999 and became a household name the year after with the release of the band’s debut album Hybrid Theory, which was nominated for a Grammy award for best rock album. Their second album, Meteora, has sold over 27m units and the band collaborated with Jay-Z for 2004 EP Collision Course.

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