RIP: Chester Bennington, singer of Linkin Park

RIP: Chester Bennington, singer of Linkin Park
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From The New York Times:

Chester Bennington, the ferocious lead singer for the platinum-selling hard rock band Linkin Park, has died. He was 41.

Brian Elias, the chief of operations for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, confirmed the death and said it was being investigated as a possible suicide. Mr. Elias said that law enforcement authorities responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m. Pacific Time and were investigating a death in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County.

Mr. Bennington, who was known for his piercing scream and free-flowing anguish, released seven albums with Linkin Park. The band’s most recent record, “One More Light” arrived in May and debuted at No 1 on the Billboard album chart. The band was scheduled to start a tour with a concert on July 27 in Mansfield, Mass. […]

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