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Mike Shinoda on Linkin Park recruiting a new singer: “It has to happen naturally”

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has discussed the possibility of recruiting a new vocalist for the band. The musician has once again spoken about what the future holds for the 'Hybrid Theory' group following the death of their frontman, Chester Bennington. Read More: Mike Shinoda on the healing process and solo album ‘Post Traumatic’ Asked in a recent interview if the group would ever...

Chester Bennington’s first band recruit his son to re-record their old material

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Chester Bennington's first band, Grey Daze, have announced that they'll be re-recording their old material with the help of Bennington's friends and family. Most notably, the late Linkin Park member's son, 22-year-old Jamie Bennington has recorded vocals for the project. Jamie has released a number of his own compositions over the years, posting Soundcloud links to his blog. Grey Daze posted...

Mike Shinoda and Reading Festival crowd pay emotional tribute to Chester Bennington – watch

Mike Shinoda and the Reading Festival crowd paid tribute to Chester Bennington yesterday (August 25), with an emotional rendition of Linkin Park's 'In The End'. Check out footage of the moment below. Read More: Mike Shinoda on the healing process and new album ‘Post Traumatic’ The Linkin Park co-founder hit the main stage at the Richfield Avenue event ahead of Sum 41...

Slash reveals solo track originally featured Chester Bennington and says previously unheard demo could be released

Slash has revealed his solo track 'Doctor Alibi' originally featured vocals from Linkin Park's Chester Bennington before he got another rock icon to sing on the final version. 'Doctor Alibi' appeared on the Guns N' Roses guitarist's self-titled 2010 album and featured guest vocalist Lemmy Kilmister. However, in a new interview, Slash said that wasn't always his plan and...

Mike Shinoda opens up about the Linkin Park songs he finds hardest to perform

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Mike Shinoda has opened up about the Linkin Park songs he finds hardest to perform. Today (July 20) marks the one year anniversary since Bennington passed away. Read more: The most moving musical tributes to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Shinoda released his first solo EP ‘Post Traumatic’ back in January and is gearing up tour the release. He made his...

Chester Bennington’s widow speaks out on the warning signs before his suicide

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Chester Bennington's widow Talinda Bennington has spoken out on the warning signs the Linkin Park member showed before his death last year. Read more: ‘Am I depressed?’ – help and advice on mental health and what to do next Bennington died in July last year at the age of 41. His death was later ruled as suicide. Now, Talinda has explained...

Mike Shinoda addresses ‘million-dollar question’ as to whether Linkin Park will continue without Chester Bennington

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has discussed the prospect of the band continuing following the death of singer Chester Bennington. Co-frontman Bennington died in July last year at the age of 41. His death was later ruled as suicide. Read More: Hear eight unreleased Chester Bennington demos Almost a year on, Shinoda has spoken of what the future holds for Linkin Park...

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda shares emotional, raw new solo song ‘About You’

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda has shared a new solo song called 'About You'. The rapper and multi-instrumentalist previously announced his debut solo album 'Post Traumatic' will be released on June 15. It follows his debut solo EP of the same name, which was released in January. Speaking to Beats 1's Zane Lowe, Shinoda said he was "really proud of...

Mike Shinoda says speaking to Linkin Park fans after Chester Bennington’s death was a “cathartic experience”

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Mike Shinoda has explained that connecting with Linkin Park fans after the death of bandmate Chester Bennington has been a "cathartic experience". Shinoda recently announced a new solo album ‘Post Traumatic’ in the wake of the tragic death of the band’s co-frontman Chester Bennington back in July 2017 at the age of 41. Speaking recently to ET Canada, Shinoda said of working on the album: "It...

Mike Shinoda wrote ‘bad ’90s grunge songs’ after Chester Bennington’s death

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Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda says he wrote "bad '90s grunge songs" after his bandmate Chester Bennington's death. The frontman was found dead at his Palos Verdes, California home on July 20, 2017. He was 41 years old. His death was later ruled as a suicide. Speaking to Kerrang in a new interview, Shinoda discussed the difficulties of getting back...