Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington dies aged 41

It is with great sadness that we must report on the death of LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington.

According to reports, Bennington committed suicide by hanging at a private residence in Los Angeles, his body was discovered around 9am Thursday morning.

Bennington who was 41 is survived by his six children from his two marriages and his wife of 12 years, Talinda Ann Bentley.

LINKIN PARK was set to start touring at the end of July to celebrate the release of the bands latest album, One More Light.

Chester Bennington touched the hearts of many people and was loved around the world for his work in LINKIN PARK, DEAD BY SUNRISE and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS.

Distorted Sound offer our condolences to Chester Bennington’s family and loved ones.

Reports are still coming in and Distorted Sound will update you as and when this happens.

Jessica Howkins

Co Editor-in-Chief for Distorted Sound Magazine, Music Journalism student.