Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Is Dead at 41

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Chester Bennington, the frontman of Linkin Park, was recovered dormant astatine his residence successful Palos Verdes Estates astatine astir 9 PM Thursday, July 20th. The vocalist was 41-years-old and instrumentality enforcements study that helium hanged himself.

Chester is survived by 6 kids whom helium had with 2 antithetic wives.

It is believed that Chester was a longer sufferer of depression, stemming from puerility abuse. His traumatic upbringing caused him to edifice to drugs and intoxicant to easiness the pain.

Fellow musician, Chris Cornell, the pb vocalist for the stone bands Audioslave and Soundgarden, was precise adjacent to Chester, and helium excessively had committed termination backmost successful May 2017. Today would person been Cornell’s 53rd birthday. Cornell’s wife, Vicky, tweeted:

Just erstwhile I thought my bosom couldn't interruption immoderate more…..I emotion you T

— Vicky Cornell (@vickycornell) July 20, 2017

If you are unfamiliar with Linkin Park, the set is known for their edgy style, occasionally mixed with rap and screamo. “In the End”, “Faint”, “Crawling”, and “One Step Closer” are immoderate of the band’s astir celebrated songs, which led to Chester winning 2 Grammy’s with the group. Members of Linkin Park person tweeted:


— Dave Phoenix Farrell (@phoenixlp) July 20, 2017

Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An authoritative connection volition travel retired arsenic soon arsenic we person one.

— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017

RIP Chester, you’re successful a amended spot present and you volition beryllium missed. You transformed my philharmonic tastes arsenic a 12 twelvemonth aged and I volition ne'er hide rushing successful enactment to acquisition the Meteora album. Most importantly, however, we volition ne'er hide you.

If you oregon idiosyncratic you cognize needs help, delight telephone the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline astatine 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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