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Linkin Park Members Pay Tribute to Chester Bennington One Year After Death

Members of Linkin Park have paid tribute to the late Chester Bennington, one year after his tragic death.

“It has been a year since your passing—a surreal rotation of grief, heartbreak, refusal, and recognition. And yet it sill feels like you are close by, surrounding us with your memory and your light. Your one-of-a-kind spirit has authored an indelible imprint on our hearts—our jokes, our joy, and our tenderness,” the band wrote on Instagram. “Eternally grateful for the love, life, and creative passion you shared with us and the world. We miss you more than words can express.”

Chester passed away one year ago on July 20, 2017 from suicide. Our continued thoughts are with his loved ones during this time.

Linkin Park Wins at AMAs 2017, Chester Bennington Honored

The guys from Linkin Park accept their award on stage at the 2017 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (November 19) in Los Angeles.

Rob Bourdon, Mike Shinoda, and Brad Delson accepted the award for Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock and they paid tribute to their late band member Chester Bennington.

“We want to dedicate this award to him, to his memory, to his talent, to his sense of humor, to his joy… I want you guys to take a moment to appreciate what you’ve got and make Chester proud,” Mike said.

Watch the video below.

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Linkin Park Performs Chester Bennington Tribute Concert - Watch Now!

Linkin Park is currently hosting a concert in Los Angeles to honor their late member Chester Bennington.

The band, along with Chester‘s fans and loved ones, gathered for the Linkin Park Celebrates Life in Honor of Chester Bennington concert on Friday (October 27) at the Hollywood Bowl.

The event is also being livestreamed on YouTube for fans around the world.

Chester tragically passed away at the age of 41 in July after committing suicide.

The show marks the band’s first live performance together since Chester‘s death.

Blink-182, Bring Me the Horizon, Machine Gun Kelly, Korn‘s Jonathan Davis, Kiiara, Zedd, members of No Doubt, Yellowcard‘s William Ryan Key, System of a Down, Avenged Sevenfold‘s M. Shadows, and more are also set to perform.

Linkin Park also wanted highlight mental health with the event, sharing a link to the One More Light Fund, where fans can donate in Chester‘s memory.

Watch below!


Linkin Park & Friends Celebrate Life in Honor of Chester Bennington – [LIVE from the Hollywood Bowl]

Linkin Park Shares Carpool Karaoke Featuring the Late Chester Bennington - Watch

Linkin Park is releasing one of Chester Bennington‘s final on-screen appearances before his tragic death in July.

The band’s Carpool Karaoke episode, which was filmed just one week before Chester‘s death, also features comedian and actor Ken Jeong.

“With the blessing of Chester‘s family and his bandmates, we share this episode, and dedicate it to the memory of Chester. This was taped July 14, 2017,” a disclaimer by Apple reads before the footage begins.

Linkin Park is putting on a benefit concert at the Hollywood Bowl on October 27 called Linkin Park and Friends Celebrate Life in honor of Chester Bennington.

Watch below.

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Pens Note to Fans One Week After Chester Bennington's Death

Mike Shinoda is sharing an update with fans following the death of his former Linkin Park bandmate Chester Bennington, who committed suicide at the age of 41.

The 40-year-old musician has already revealed that the news left him “shocked and heartbroken,” and Linkin Park has released an official statement as well.

READ MORE: Celebrities Mourn Chester Bennington After His Death – Read Tweets

Now, one week after the death, Mike has taken to Twitter to explain how fans can celebrate the late singer’s life.

“One week. Feels like forever. I’m here for a couple updates,” Mike wrote, adding, “If you need a (local) place to celebrate Chester, look to http://tiny.cc/lpmemorial and the amazing fan sites I’ve previously mentioned.”

He continued by letting fans know how they can donate and buy merchandise in Chester‘s honor, as well as what to do if they are having suicidal thoughts.

He also thanked fans for their love and shared a drawing of the band’s interconnected hands.

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