Tag: Chester

NME Festival blog: Dave Grohl dedicates Kerrang! Award to Chester Bennington with moving speech

‘I know what it’s like to lose somebody like that’ Dave Grohl used Foo Fighters‘ acceptance speech at last night’s Kerrang! Awards to pay tribute to the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. Last night saw the Foos pick up the prizes for Best Live Band and Best International Act. During their speech for the […]

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NME Festival blog: Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda announces first solo show since Chester Bennington’s death

Linkin Park‘s Mike Shinoda has announced details of his first solo show since the death of bandmate Chester Bennington. Shinoda released an EP in January, titled ‘Post Traumatic’ and released in honour of late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. He is also working on a solo album. Now it has been confirmed that Shinoda will play Identity LA festival in Los Angeles on […]

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NME Festival blog: Eight unreleased Chester Bennington demos shared to mark his birthday

To mark what would have been Chester Bennington‘s birthday, Linkin Park fans have shared eight previously unreleased solo demos by the singer. Check them out below. RIP Chester Bennington – the NME obituary Yesterday, the late Linkin Park frontman would have celebrated his 42nd birthday. To shine a light on his rare vocal talent, fan […]

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NME Festival blog: Linkin Park to livestream Chester Bennington tribute concert

Linkin Park have announced they will livestream their Chester Bennington tribute concert later this week. The frontman of the nu-metal band was found dead at his California home on July 20. His death was later ruled to be suicide by a coroner. The surviving members of Linkin Park will perform at Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl […]

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NME Festival blog: Jared Leto gave an emotional tribute to Chester Bennington at the VMAs

Jared Leto paid tribute to Chester Bennington at the MTV Video Music Awards last night (August 27). The Linkin Park frontman died on July 20, aged 41. His funeral took place on July 29. Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars toured with Linkin Park in 2014, with Leto describing Bennington as a close friend. He […]

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