Jared Leto stepped out of his band Thirty Seconds To Mars during the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (August 27) to deliver a special tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, both of whom committed suicide this year.
Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell and Mike Inez are heading into the eighth year of their “Alice In Chains & Friends Fantasy Football League & Auction” and will honor the memories of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington.
Chester Bennington was laid to rest over the weekend in a private funeral, but Warner Brothers Records (Linkin Park’s record label) has confirmed details about service, and a fan-curated list of public memorial events celebrating Bennington has been released.
Many musicians expressed their grief recently regarding the suicide death of Chester Bennington, but Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch received much criticism for his remarks on Facebook in which he referred to Bennington’s death as “cowardly.”
Shortly after Linkin Park released its touching memorial statement for singer Chester Bennington, the group's Mike Shinoda added to the emotion by posting online the first band photo with Bennington in the lineup.
Given that the Rise Above festival was inspired by the suicide death of Seether frontman Shaun Morgan's brother, it was only appropriate that this year's edition, which took place over the weekend in Bangor, Maine, paid tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Soundgarden's Chris Cornell.
I spoke with John Connolly (Sevendust) today (7/21/17) about the new album from his band Projected. We also talked in depth about the loss of Chester Bennington and depression. Ignite My Insanity is on sale now. The band is a modern-age super-group comprised of Sevendust guitarist John Connolly, Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips, Sevendust bassist…
Chester Bennington turns 41 today (March 20th,) and if there's one thing that sets the Linkin Park frontman apart from other lead singers, it's his powerful scream. In honor of his birthday, we're looking at Bennington and other awesome screams in rock. Enjoy!
Stone Temple Pilots have been looking for a new singer since last year after Chester Bennington exited the group. The split was amicable and civil, but we didn’t really know why Bennington left until now.