The Linkin Park Lead singer, Chester Bennington who helped the rock band become famous and commercially successful in the 2000’s was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday.He was just 41 years old.
Chester Bennington was very close friends with Chris Cornell the leader of rock band ‘Sound gardens’ who also died by suicide earlier this year.
His family,friends and fans have been in great shock. Some took to their twittter handles to express their grief.
Mike Shinoda, Band co-founder and producer wrote on twitter he was “shocked and sadened.”
The bassist,Dave Farrell tweeted “Heartbroken”.
Cornell’s wife Tweeted on thursday “Just when i thought my heart could’t break anymore”
Warner Bros. Records CEO and Chairman Cameron Stang in a statement said
“Chester Bennington was an artist of extraordinary talent and charisma,and a human being with a huge heart and a caringsoul.Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family,his band-mates and his many friends.”