NEWS: Guest artists named for Chester Bennington memorial event!

Earlier this week, the surviving members of Linkin Park announced details of a special one-night-only show at the famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California this October, in which they would honour their late bandmate and friend, Chester Bennington, who tragically took his own life on July 20th 2017.

Bringing all his friends, family, and fans together in tribute and celebration of his life and all that he has brought to the world, the collection of special guests that will be joining Linkin Park onstage to honour Bennington‘s life and work have now been confirmed.

The band will be joined by guest appearances and performances from members of Avenged Sevenfold (vocalist M. Shadows, and guitarist Synyster Gates), Korn (vocalist Jonathan Davis), System Of A Down (guitarist Daron Malakian, bassist Shavo Odadjian, and drummer John Dolmayan), Blink-182 (bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus, guitarist/vocalist Matt Skiba, and drummer Travis Barker), Bring Me The Horizon (vocalist Oliver Sykes), Yellowcard (vocalist/guitarist Ryan Key), Machine Gun Kelly, and Kiiara.

Each of the participating bands and/or artists tweeted the news from their respective accounts, confirming their involvement and participation.

The show, which will be held on October 27th 2017 at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California, will mark the first time that the surviving five members will be performing on stage together since Bennington‘s tragic passing.

Tickets for the special and emotional event are on sale now, and can be purchased online from the band’s official website (here).

Bennington was found dead in his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California, tragically taking his own life following coroner investing confirming he passed from suicide by hanging. His funeral was then subsequently held at the South Coast Botanic Garden on July 29th 2017.

If you, or anyone that you know is suffering from suicidal thoughts and are in need of help and someone to talk to, please call and/or share these contact numbers. There’s always someone to talk to who can help you.

Samaritans: 116 123 (UK) / 116 123 (ROI)
Childline: 0800 1111
PAPYRUS: 0800 068 41 41
Mind: 0300 123 3393