Watch Linkin Park’s Full Chester Bennington Tribute Concert
On Oct. 27, Linkin Park took the stage for the first time since singer Chester Bennington took his own life on July 20 earlier this year. It was an emotional night as members of Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Bring Me the Horizon, Blink-182 and plenty more joined Linkin Park onstage to help the band out with their all-encompassing 31 song set at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Now, fans can view the concert in full in the video above.
Throughout the night, Linkin Park danced around their discography with the primary focus being on the band's newest material as they ran through six songs off One More Light. Pop singer Kiiara was on hand to lend her talents to the single "Heavy," which she guested on in the studio. The other highlights included five tracks from the group's smash debut, Hybrid Theory, as Bring Me the Horizon's Oli Sykes and EDM icon Zedd aided with "Crawling" and Machine Gun Kelly gave an assist on "Papercut." As for "In the End," it was a touching moment as the Hollywood Bowl crowd embraced the spirit of Bennington and sang all of his vocal parts.
The set not only featured Linkin Park originals, but cover selections as well as a brand new song, "Looking for an Answer," which was penned after Bennington's death. The track, a ballad, was performed exclusively by Mike Shinoda, who was positioned behind a keyboard as he nervously let the words flow from the heart.
Linkin Park thanked everyone who was a part of the show in a Facebook post (seen above) where they shared the full concert performance. The band has also asked fans to honor Bennington by donating to the One More Light Foundation which "supports Chester's favorite Music for Relief program by bringing solar suitcases - solar electricity kits - to health clinics without electricity" and "will also shine a light on mental health; supporting individuals and families coping with mental and emotional struggles." To learn more and to make a donation, click here.
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