Artists React To Chester Bennington’s Death

By: Jordyn Tilchen//

In the wake of 41-year-old Chester Bennington’s death, many members of the music community took to social media to express their heartfelt thoughts and deepest condolences. The Linkin Park front man committed suicide on Thursday, May 20th, and was found inside his home just south of Los Angeles that morning.

Soon after the announcement of his death, we were instantly reminded by fans and fellow musicians what an impact Chester has made not only on individual lives, but also on an entire generation. Linkin Park’s music resonated with so many people, especially other famous musicians.

Bennington’s Linkin Park bandmate, Mike Shinoda, confirmed the news himself via his personal Twitter:

Shinoda wasn’t the only musician to share his heartbreak, though. Check out some touching social media tributes from some other musicians you are likely familiar with.

Rest in peace, Chester Bennington. We will preserve your legacy by continuing to listen to the music that you have gifted us all.

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Jordyn Tilchen

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