Chester Bennington Linkin Park frontman has died at age 41; the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed the singer was discovered dead in his home close to Los Angeles.
Law enforcement resources tell us the singer hanged himself at a non-public house in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body becomes located Thursday just before 9 AM.
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Talinda is Bennington second wife and is survived by way of six children.
For years, the singer struggled with drugs and alcohol. He had stated in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male.
Today might have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday. Bennington becomes very near with Chris Cornell, who himself dedicated suicide by hanging in May… Chester wrote an open letter to Chris on the day of Chris’ suicide.
Cornell’s wife, Vicky, tweeted out a message following the information of Chester’s dying, pronouncing, “Just once I idea my coronary heart could not damage any greater … I love you, T.”
The band has had a string of hits through the years, such as “Faint,” “In the End” and “Crawling.” Linkin Park crossed music genres, participating with Jay-Z.
Linkin Park first came to prominence for his or her 2000 debut, Hybrid Theory, which bought 10 million copies. The lead single ‘One Step Closer’ changed into voted in at #54 within 2001 Hottest one hundred.
They clocked any other 4 million for its 2003 follow-up Meteora. Both albums connected with big music enthusiasts and crossed over to a business target audience with their blend of frustration, fury, and blend of hip-hop, industrial, and rock sounds. Today, each album hit the Top 10 on iTunes inside the wake of Bennington’s demise.
Rolling Stone described Bennington’s soaring, strong voice as a “shrapnel-laced howl that sounds like it comes from a person twice his size.”
The band additionally offered hundreds of thousands with its remix album, Reanimation, and its mash-up report with Jay-Z, Collision Course.
They gained Grammys for great difficult rock overall performance in 2001 for ‘Crawling’ and best rap/sung collaboration for ‘Numb/Encore’ in 2005.
Linkin Park turned into on tour at the back of their contemporary album, One More Light, which split fan and critical opinion with its moody pop sound. The bands were scheduled to play a New York City display following week with Blink-182.