CHESTER BENNINGTON’S DEATH: LINKIN PARK CANCELS TOUR
The death of Linkin Park’s frontman and lead singer of Dead by Sunrise- Chester Bennington- sparked a mass outpouring of grief all over social media; die-hard fans still unable to get over the shock. According to reports, Linkin Park has cancelled their upcoming tour, out of respect for Bennington.
"We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington," Live Nation, the tour's promoter, said in a statement yesterday. "The Linkin Park “One More Light” North American Tour has been canceled and refunds are available at point of purchase. Our thoughts go out to all those affected."
Bennington committed suicide by hanging in his California home on the 20th of July, the day friend and fellow musician Chris Cornell (who killed himself two months ago) would have celebrated his 53rd birthday. Bennington will forever be remembered for his powerful and raw emotional style of delivering lyrics in his songs.