By Savannah Smith  |  07-20-2017   News
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Rock band Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died at age 41. TMZ has reported that the musician was found dead in a private residence in Palo Verdes Estates, Los Angeles.

His body was discovered only this morning , before 9 am. It is believed that he hanged himself.

Linkin Park with Bennington as lead singer spawned songs that enjoyed world success including Numb and Breaking the Habit. The songs have recurring themes of personal struggle, depression and addiction.

Their last single, Heavy, in fact, focused had the lyrics: “I don’t like my mind right now// Stacking up problems that are so unnecessary//Wish that I could slow things down.” In the chorus, Bennington talks abou how is dragging around issues that are weighing him down before adding chillingly: “If I just let go, I’d be set free.”

Just days before his death, the lead singer was even seen in the recording studio with his bandmates and producer Watsky, suggesting that they are collaborating on a new project.

Linkin Park first hit the limelight with their debut album Hybrid Theory in 1999. Their success continued all the way to the global hit Meteora in 2003. They also became a crossover hit with their collaboration album with Jay-Z in 2004 titled Collision Course.

Linkin Park helped front a new wave of rock in the early 2000s.

Bennington is survived by his wife, Talinda Ann Bentley, and six children- Jamie, 21, Isaiah, 19, Draven, 15, Tyler Lee, 11, and Lily, 7.

Celebrities have extended their sympathies since the news of Bennington’s death came out. TV host Jimmy Kimmel wrote: “Chester was one of the kindest men I’ve had on my show. My heart breaks for his family and friends. He will be missed terribly.”

Source:

https://twitter.com/AP/status/888106873659969536

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Big Penis No. 5424 1500580052

He tried so hard…

Digger Nick No. 5428 1500581764

Only pussies like him hang themselves, real men shoot themselves in the face.

Anonymous No. 5434 1500587576

But in the end nothing really mattered.

Anonymous No. 5435 1500588925

CRAWLING IN MY SKIN

LET THE BODIES HIT THE FLOOORR

WAKE ME UP INSIDE

CANNOT WAKE UP

Anonymous No. 5459 1500616005

Was he Chris Cornell's lover? He committed suicide on his birthday.

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