It’s a well-known fact that acclaimed electro and progressive house producer Zedd began his music career as a drummer, before he made the fateful over to a Digital Audio Workstation and the international superstardom that followed. However, the veteran producer has kept in touch with his percussiion passion, as he is all set to join Linkin Park on drums for a song during a heartfelt Chester Bennington memorial performance.
This news comes just after the band released a touching tribute to their late lead singer with the official music video for “One More Light.” Beyond a glimpse of Zedd in a different setting, the upcoming show indicates just how well respected Bennington was within the music community — and how far his influence extended beyond the trappings of rock music.
The memorial show will be held October 27 at the Hollywood Bowl in LA.
Linkin Park filmed an episode of Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke series only days before Chester Bennington’s death. It was unclear if the segment would ever be released, but it was just uploaded to the band’s Facebook page. “With the blessing of Chester’s family and his bandmates, we share this episode, and dedicate it to … More »
Australian Artist To Watch Gordi is the latest musician to grace Triple J’s Like A Version. Backed by a surprisingly large band including horns and a harpist, she covered Linkin Park’s “In The End” as a tribute to the late Chester Bennington. Watch her performance below. More »
To honor the life of Chester Bennington, fellow band members of Linkin Park have released a beautiful video for “One More light” that features clips of Chester and the rest of the band throughout the years. Apparently the song “One More Light” was not intended to be a single, but after Chester’s death, fans became
It’s been two months since Chester Bennington’s tragic death, and there has been much speculation about the group’s immediate future without their talented frontman. While much of this speculation remains, despite their recent return to live touring, the group did release a new music video for their track “One More Light.”
The touching music video is a tribute to the late, great vocalist, featuring extensive footage of Bennington interacting with fans at various live shows at throughout the band’s illustrious history.
Founder of Linkin Park Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn paid homage to their deceased friend and band member.
“One More Light was written with the intention of sending love to those who lost someone. We now find ourselves on the receiving end. In memorial events, art, videos, and images, fans all over the world have gravitated towards this song as their declaration of love and support for the band and the memory of our dear friend, Chester. We are so very grateful and can’t wait to see you again.” – Mike Shinoda
“It has been incredibly emotional to work on this, and especially to watch it. I feel that by doing it, we not only faced some of our biggest fears, but it enabled us to use our talents to bring some light to people that need it. As we move forward to the Hollywood Bowl show and beyond, I think about the people that connect with the band, outside and inside our circle. This video is a gesture of good will to the people that want that connection.” – Joe Hahn, director
Linkin Park have announced that they will perform a special tribute show in honor of the late Chester Bennington, who died in July. The show will take place on 10/27 at the Hollywood Bowl; pre-sale tickets begin on 9/19 and general on-sale begins 9/22. It will be the first time the remaining members have … More »
In tribute to the late Chester Bennington, Steve Aoki has dropped his latest remix of Linkin Park. The DJ and producer took to Twitter to say that all of the “net proceeds of my remix will go to Music For Relief’s One More Light Fund in Chester’s name.” For this release, Steve Aoki reworked Linkin