Chester Bennington’s rise to fame: How one lucky break took Linkin Park rocker away from troubled childhood

The late Linkin Park frontman battled drink, drugs and sexual abuse before being given his chance to succeed Chester Bennington’s

July 29, 2017
Linkin Park Gets Inducted Into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk
Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington, 41, Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Chester Bennington, lead singer of the band Linkin Park, was found dead in his home Thursday, and his death is being

July 29, 2017
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Chester Bennington Obituary: 1976-2017

LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 06: Singer Chester Bennington arrives at the 7th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit at Club

July 29, 2017
Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead At 41

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs at the Staples Center, March 4, 2008. According to a TMZ report, Linkin Park lead singer

July 29, 2017
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Chester Bennington and Linkin Park: A Musical Legacy of Darkness and Hope

The loss of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in a Southern California coastal

July 29, 2017
Linkin Park: David Fricke Talks to Chester Bennington About ‘Hybrid Theory’ Success

The magnitude of their revenge and the worst-case scenario Linkin Park: Joe Hahn, Chester Bennington, David ‘Phoenix’ Farrell, Mike Shinoda,

July 29, 2017
Former Warner Bros. A&R Exec Jeff Blue Remembers Chester Bennington, Linkin Park’s Early Days

Jim Louvau Previously unpublished portrait of Bennington photographed by Jim Louvau in Arizona on Feb. 26, 2012. Louvau worked with

July 29, 2017
Jeff Blue

I had lunch with Jeff Blue a few weeks ago and we talked about how he helps independent artists launch

January 29, 2016
15 Years Ago: Linkin Park Unleash ‘Hybrid Theory’

Despite how it may have seemed, Linkin Park‘s breakout was not an overnight success. The band had their fair share

January 29, 2016
Randy Jackson’s Protégé Breaks Out

singing sensation Wil is best known for his WTF album, named Best Pop Album Of The Year at last year’s

January 8, 2016
Linkin Park’s ‘Hybrid Theory’ Turns 15 – The Story Behind Nu-Metal’s ‘Breakthrough Moment’

Fifteen years ago this week, the sound of American rock was changed forever when Linkin Park released their debut album

October 28, 2015
Adelaide’s indie rock YouTube sensation Levitika struggles to get Australian airplay

She may have notched up more than 520,000 views in four months with her new single Zombie Barbie on YouTube,

July 29, 2015
The day after for Tomara

Tomara Conrad, our local nightingale from the Sloan’s Lake area, is heading for stardom. Those of us who have been

July 3, 2013
The fall and rise of Macy Gray

Introverted and awkward or diva-like and demanding, musicians can be a tricky bunch. They’re far more volatile and less media-trained

March 9, 2013
Jessica and Jay rap it up in Sydney

R&B star Jessica Mauboy spent the night with British rapper Jay Sean on Friday. Sadly, it’s not as juicy as

November 28, 2010
For Jeff Blue, the Artist is King

Jeff Blue has dedicated his entire life to artist development. A deliberate businessman with innate creative sensibility, he is a

October 2, 2009
Music Experts Predict ‘Tremendous’ Future for Record Industry

In front of a packed ballroom in the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn, Tess Taylor, President of NARIP (National Association of

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