Linkin Park

Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Nu-metal and rap rock. Some of their influences include Nine Inch Nails, Deftones, The Roots and Aphex Twin.

The band rose to international fame with their debut album Hybrid Theory, which was released in 2000. The album was certified diamond by the RIAA in 2005 and multi-platinum in several other countries. Their song ‘In the End’ is considered to be one of the best rock songs of the 21st century. Linkin Park has sold over 68 million albums worldwide and have won two Grammy Awards.

Chester Bennington died on July 20, 2017 from an apparent suicide.

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