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Coldplay covers Linkin Park’s ‘Crawling’

  • 12:45 pm Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by Sam

This past Tuesday night at MetLife Arena in New Jersey, Chris Martin of Coldplay performed a beautiful piano rendition of Linkin Park’s ‘Crawling’ in honor of Chester Bennington. The moment was captured by YouTube user evets122 and we’re so glad it was.

Chester Bennington’s Wife Breaks Her Silence

  • 2:15 pm Friday, July 28th, 2017 by Sam

Earlier today we got the first words from Talindia Bennington since the tragic death of her husband. She took to Twitter and broke our hearts all over again. 

Chester Bennington: Artists and Friends React

  • 7:42 am Friday, July 21st, 2017 by Sam

Artists and friends pour their love into social media to remember Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.

We Remember Chester Bennington

  • 3:43 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Sam

We are devastated to learn of the passing of Chester Bennington today. Music has suffered so many tragic losses lately and it just doesn’t seem to stop. TMZ  reported today that he was found this morning around 9am at his home in California. Bennington passed away as result of suicide, hanging himself. He was 41 and survived by his wife and 6 children. We wanted to take a moment and remember a few of Linkin Park’s  many stops in Tampa Bay throughout their music career. If you have memories from those shows you’d love to share, please tweet, FB, or call 877.327.9797. 

Chester Bennington sings ‘Hallelujah’ at Chris Cornell’s funeral

  • 4:08 pm Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 by Sam

At Chris Cornell’s funeral this past Friday in Hollywood, tears poured as Chester Bennington of Linkin Park sang Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’.

Blink-182 and Linkin Park become ‘Blinkin Park’ in Funny Or Die video

  • 12:42 pm Friday, May 5th, 2017 by Sam

The two bands announced two shows they are co-headlining with support from Machine Gun Kelly and WU TANG CLAN. To promote them they teamed up with Funny Or Die to create this video ‘A First date With Blink-182 and Linkin Park’.

Linkin Park bring 2017 ‘One More Light’ Tour to Tampa

  • 8:59 am Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Kyle T- Street Team

Linkin Park are on a massive US tour this summer in support of their album One More Light. Luck for us, a Tampa spot is happening on August 19th! Wanna be at the show? Grab tickets all week at noon and 4:30p!

Machine Gun Kelly has been opening most of the dates. He just struck a deal with the rock outfit during a video for Genius, in which Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington crash an interview and whisk him off on the road.

7/27 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center *
8/1 – Philadelphia, PA @ BB&T Pavilion *
8/2 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live [More]

97X To Premier New Linkin Park Single, “Heavy”

  • 2:06 pm Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by Kyle T- Street Team
Linkin Park release new single "Heavy" featuring Kiiara

Linkin Park recently confirmed the release of their new single, “Heavy”, was on its way, and we will give you the first listen Thursday, Feburary 16th at 10:15am. If that isn’t good enough we will be playing the song every hour on the hour for the rest of the day!

The band has been pretty mum since 2014, when they released The Hunting Party. If you aren’t stoked for a new Linkin Park album quite yet, lead singer Chester Bennington and co vocalist Mike Shinoda recently discussed the new album online, and it should get you hyped. Bennington described the new [More]