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Linkin Park issue statement on Chester Bennington's passing

Ralph Bristout

 // Jul 24, 2017

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Linkin Park has issued a statement on the death of lead singer Chester Bennington.

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies by suicide, celebrities react

Less than a week after the untimely passing of Bennington, who died last week after an apparent suicide, the singer's longtime band penned a letter that shares their collective "grief and denial." Bennington died by hanging at his home in Los Angeles on July 20. He was 41.

Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we...

Posted by Linkin Park on Monday, July 24, 2017

In the aftermath of Bennington's death, Linkin Park canceled their One More Light World Tour, along with a planned co-headlining trek with Bling 182, and launched a website dedicated to the singer with contact information for suicide prevention groups included.

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