On the official Linkin Park page, they posted a picture of Chester surrounded by doting fans holding lights and phones and enjoying one of his many performances. The band's debut album, 2000's "Hybrid Theory", was certified diamond by the Recording Academy, meaning it sold more than 10 million copies in the United States. On the same, the band's guitarist and main songwriter Mike Shinoda tweeted, "Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true". It is just so tragic and there are no words'.
Though several of Talinda's 67,000 Twitter followers claim she was hacked, one of the final messages apparently tried to dismiss speculation of a cyber invasion.
Read: Who Is Mike Shinoda? But considering the phenomenal artists we have lost in the past few years to suicide and inner demons, it is long past time to prioritize real mental health over the sporadic catharsis of bars and chords.
'But everyone thought that he had it licked.
Chester leaves wife Talinda and six children from two marriages. DeLeo later posted a candid photo of Bennington as well. The band had been due to begin a tour next week.
Chester also performed Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" at Chris's funeral on May 26. "He was getting half way through and getting choked up". Depending on pain to create is a dangerous road to travel. I deserve to be free. I literally only trusted my husband. "Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park".
Ann Bentley is yet to issue a statement following her husband's death.
Bennington's death led to an outpouring of support and tributes.
On behalf of an entire generation, for everything you have done for countless strangers, thank you, Chester.
"Some of the songs came from a place of 'oh you know, this thing's happening with my friend, or this thing is happening with my kids".