Chester Bennington’s Original Band Grey Daze to Release Re-Recorded Debut

Late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington’s first band, Phoenix-based Grey Daze have re-recorded their old material with the help of Chester’s friends and family. Among the guest musicians set to appear on the recordings are Chester’s 23-year-old son Jaime Bennington, Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch and James “Munky” Shaffer, P.O.D.’s Marcos Curiel, Bush guitarist’s Chris Traynor, as well as Ryan Shuck, Chester’s bandmate in Dead By Sunrise. The resulting album will be released via 320 Changes Direction, the mental health awareness organization launched by Chester’s widow Talinda Bennington. Continue reading

Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) Releases Video for “Fine”

Iconic Linkin Park co-frontman Mike Shinoda has shared a new official music video for his new single, ‘Fine’. The song is featured on the soundtrack of the film The Blackout, released across Russia on November 21 and in Germany, Austria, and the Baltic States on November 28. Shinoda announced the track release on social media, sharing some of the song’s lyrics on Instagram: “Tell all the children to lock those doors‬ / ‪I’ve seen the smoke in the sky before‬ / ‪Gotta be up on my feet‬ / ‪When the morning comes‬ ‪/ ‘Cause this fight you can’t ignore‬ / Everything is gonna be fine.‬” Mike’s full-length solo album called Post Traumatic dropped in 2018 and was inspired in part by the death of LP singer Chester Bennington in 2017. Watch the clip now!  Continue reading

Watch “Psychosocial” by Slipknot in The Style of Gojira, Tool, Ghost, The Cure, Linkin Park, Tupac and More

!The genius that is Anthony Vincent is back with another 10 Second songs video on his YouTube Channel! In addition to covering ‘Psychosocial’ by Slipknot, he runs the gamut of genres from Hanson, Rick James, The Cure, Sister Sledge, Gojira, Tool, Linkin Park, 8 Bit Video Games, Ukelele players, Lil Nas, Marvin Gaye, Tupac Shakur, Billy Joel, Mayhem, Brittney Spears, The Wiggles, Ghost and many more! Watch it now! Continue reading

Two Years Gone: Chester Bennington (1976 – 2017)

Collectively, the world still has a giant heart sized hole in it from the tragic loss of the life and gifts of Chester Charles Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park who committed suicide at age 41, on this day 2017. Said to be despondent over the death of his best friend Chris Cornell from suicide, just a few months earlier, Chester could not escape his own darkness. The voice of his generation, music fans who grew up with LP continue to carry his memory and music daily. LP and Chester’s widow Talinda continue his passion for good works with the One More Light Foundation charity. You can follow LP on social media to track their progress, with strides made across the globe. Join us in tribute to Chester with some of his music. Rest in power. 

If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please seek immediate help:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Available 24 hours every day

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Memphis May Fire Covers Linkin Park Classic “Faint”, Summer Tour Dates Announced

Metalcore band Memphis May Fire has released a cover of Linkin Park’s classic track “Faint”! You can hear the song below! The band is also booked on the inaugural Disrupt Tour this summer, and festivals including an appearance at Epicenter, Spring Fling, the California Warped Tour 25 event! The band’s latest album Broken is out now via Rise Records. Continue reading

Thousand Thoughts – Thousand Thoughts EP

Making it in Hollywood hardly seems realistic but if you were to look closely the story of a Thousand Thoughts, is a Hollywood story. In just a year Ethan Smith, Jack Botterill, Matt Morrell, and Jed Johnson have made their mark the music scene in North London. And now, the quartet is ready to conquer the emo/Alternative world with their self-titled four-song EP on Marshall Records. Continue reading

Mike Shinoda Releases Music Video for “I.O.U.”

Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda continues to support his excellent debut solo album, Post -Traumatic. Watch his new music video for the song “I.O.U.” below. Directed by Chady Awad, the ‘I.O.U.’ video features exclusive footage from Mike’s U.S. tour this past fall and comes just days after the kick-off of his European headline leg in Berlin. Mike’s two new tracks, ‘Prove You Wrong’ and ‘What The Words Meant’, which are now available on all DSPs for the very first time as part of Post Traumatic (Deluxe Edition). Continue reading