The rising stars of metal precede their huge London show with a date in Manchester...

LINKIN PARK are set to play MANCHESTER APOLLO on September 15 a warm-up for their huge show at LONDON DOCKLANDS ARENA on September 16.

No support has been named for either show yet.

The band will release ‘Points Of Authority’, the follow-up to recent chart success ‘Papercut’, on September 17.

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