They have won two Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, four MTV VMA Awards, 10 MTV Europe Music Awards and scores of other accolades.The band has collaborated with many artists over the years including Jay-Z and more recently, London grime star Stormzy, in a track on their new album called Good Goodbye.
The wife of Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington has been seen for the first time since it was announced that her husband committed suicide.
Talinda Ann Bennington was seen visiting a mall near her home in Palos Verdes, California being comforted by numerous family members after her Twitter account was hacked spewing disgusting claims about her marriage to the singer.
Today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday, the singer also committed suicide by hanging on May 18 of this year.
Shortly after Cornell’s passing Bennington penned a passionate letter to the late Soundgarden singer. If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Bennington joined the group in 1999 and became a household name a year later when the band released their debut album Hybrid Theory, which was nominated for a Grammy award for best rock album.
It went on to sell 10 million copies and propelled them to success.
I’m still weeping, with sadness, as well as gratitude for having shared some very special moments with you and your beautiful family.
"I just watched a video of you singing A Day In The Life by the Beatles and thought of my dream. Chester, who had six children, also performed at Chris’s funeral, singing a rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.
that the singer hanged himself at a residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L. Palos Verdes police confirm to the that they responded to a call on 28oo block of Via Victoria at a.m. Mike Shinoda also confirmed his bandmate’s passing and said an official statement is forthcoming.
That detail was later confirmed by the coroner’s office.
‘To which in society there still remains a large stigma attached; especially when it comes to successful musicians who, to the general public at least, appear to ‘have it all’.