Musicians Pay Emotional Tribute To Linkin Park's Chester Bennington
21 July 2017, 10:02
5SOS, Chance The Rapper, Hayley Williams and Katy Perry are among the many voices paying tribute to the vocalist who has passed away at the age of 41.
Musicians have been paying tribute to Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington who tragically died by suicide last night (July 20th) at the age of 41.
Admired throughout the world of rock for his passionate delivery and impressive range, the frontman's death prompted a flood of messages from many of the biggest names in music.
We will update this post through the day as more messages are published:
Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
This one hurts. Chester leaves behind a legacy in linkin park, that will continue to inspire countless musicians to create.— Calum Hood (@Calum5SOS) July 21, 2017
Rest In Peace...my heart goes out to all the family left behind. If you're suffering as well don't be ashamed to talk to someone about it. https://t.co/26tLlmnA0z— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) July 21, 2017
Mental health is no joke. We have to destigmatize the conversation around it.— yung menace (@petewentz) July 20, 2017
artists are ppl compelled to bring beauty into a world that can be so dark. makes sense then that artists are always conscious of darkness..— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) July 20, 2017
... & maybe at times made more vulnerable by it? i don't know. life can be relentless. heart hurts for Chester's family/band/friends/fans.— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) July 20, 2017
Sad fucking day.— Jack Barakat (@JackAllTimeLow) July 20, 2017
If you or someone you know is struggling, needs help, or just needs to talk, call 1-800-273-8255.— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) July 20, 2017
So so sorry to hear about Chester.
We're extremely saddened by the loss of Chester Bennington. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Such is a huge loss for so many.— Jimmy Eat World (@jimmyeatworld) July 20, 2017
can't even fathom the news about Chester Bennington. going to have LP on repeat all day. Rest In Peace.— michael (@Michael5SOS) July 20, 2017
Our thoughts are with Chester Bennington's family & all of Linkin Park at this remarkably difficult time. A voice of a generation. X— You Me At Six (@youmeatsix) July 20, 2017
Bruv I can't lie I'm so upset serious— #GSAP (@Stormzy1) July 20, 2017
I am in tears.Chester just told me how happy he was…..He was such a sweet and talented man……Ifeel so sad for his family,band mates and fans— Nikki Sixx (@NikkiSixx) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester. Tragic ending. Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) July 20, 2017
Oh dear God. Massive R.I.P to Chester Bennington of @linkinpark this BREAKS OUR HEART. Suicide is the devil on earth walking amongst us— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) July 20, 2017
Wow.. I have no words to say about Chester Bennington, an absolutely amazing musician and an inspiration to so many including myself..— Connor Ball (@TheVampsCon) July 20, 2017
We just lost one of the loudest, most iconic voices of our generation— patty is okay. (@PattyxWalters) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington
Completely stunned to hear of Chester Bennington's passing. My heart is with his family and friends, what an absolutely tragic loss.— Andy Biersack (@andyblack) July 20, 2017
If you are concerned about someone you know or need to talk yourself, you can call the Samaritans via the number listed below: