Linkin Park says Chester Bennington's suicide struck band with 'shockwaves of grief and denial.'
When the news broke that Chester Bennington, frontman of Linkin Park and erstwhile Stone Temple Pilot, had committed suicide, it wasn’t long before his fans and peers began posting their tributes to the late singer. Jared Leto, who fronts Thirty Seconds To Mars in his non-movie time, issued a touching memorial for his friend. Show More Summary
Linkin Park has issued its first public statement since lead singer Chester Bennington committed suicide last week at his home. As previously reported, following several years of substance abuse and depression, the 41-year old stunned the music community by hanging himself around 9 a.m. Show More Summary
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On Monday, Linkin Park issued a moving tribute to Chester Bennington, the band's late lead singer, who committed suicide last week. The band has also launched a suicide-prevention website in Bennington's memory. Read the band's letter in full below, via Variety: Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken. Show More Summary
"You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized. In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love and support, both public and private, from around the world," the band writes. Continue reading…
We still can't believe we've lost Chester Bennington. As we reported, the Linkin Park front man took his own life last week — and now his bandmates have released an emotional statement on their longtime pal's death. Additionally, LP have set up a suicide prevention page for their fans who may be facing the same battle [...]
Linkin Park has released a letter after their bandmate Chester Bennington tragically committed suicide last week at the age of 41. The letter began, “Dear Chester,” and was written as a note to him. “Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips [...]
Chester Bennington's bandmates are remembering him for his musical talent... and also the demons that ultimately led to his suicide. Linkin Park posted an open letter to Chester in which they thank the fans for the outpouring of love and support,…
Last week, Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington died of a suicide at age 41. After setting up a forum for suicide prevention on their website, his surviving bandmates have issued their first statement about Bennington’s death in the form of a letter to their late front man. “We’re trying ... More »
On Monday morning, Linkin Park issued a heartfelt tribute to their singer Chester Bennington, who committed suicide on Thursday. The statement follows in full: Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened. Show More Summary
Last week, after the world learned the shocking news about Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's death by suicide, his fellow Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda tweeted that "an official statement will come out as soon as we have one." That "official statement," it turns out, is a lovely, heartfelt open letter to Bennington that the…
At least 25 killed and scores wounded in a suspected suicide attack targeting police in the eastern city.
Pakistani police say the death toll in a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore has risen to 22. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf says a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police guarding a demolition site at a vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore. Ashraf said earlier it...
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in a wave of recent violence in Kabul.
Three people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on Monday. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, from the National Emergency Management Agency, said the blasts happened at about 11:20 pm (2220 GMT) on Sunday, just outside the Borno state capital of Maiduguri. Show More Summary
The problem of animals appearing to commit suicide by jumping off of cliffs seems to be getting worse. Just last month, 13 young cows known for their fighting ability (that’s right – Hérens are battling bovines) jumped off of a high precipice to their deaths rather than face off with an undetermined foe that may... Read more »
KABUL, Afghanistan A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault.
Four people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on Monday. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, from the National Emergency Management Agency, said the blasts happened at about 11:20 pm (2220 GMT) on Sunday, just outside the Borno state capital of Maiduguri. Show More Summary
KABUL, July 24 (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments