Musicians mourn the loss of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington — UPDATED

July 20, 2017
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[Photo by: Tyler Carter/ISSUES/Facebook]

UPDATE: July 22 at 10:40 a.m. ET:

Chris Cornell's daughter Lily and mother-in-law Toni Karayiannis have taken to Instagram to pay their tributes to Chester Bennington. 

Cornell and Bennington were close friends, bringing forth emotional statements from Cornell's family.

Lily posted a picture with Bennington, along with the caption, “I love you so much. Thank you for always being there for me and my family, thank you for being the kindest human being imaginable, and thank you for your legendary voice. There is a gaping hole in the world without you.


Karayiannis wrote, “I don't know who to cry first! He was like family, I consider him also like a son to me! Talinda is my girl! I'm in shock! Chester is family is friend a dear friend to Chris always and my heart bleeds for him for his children for his angel wife Talinda! A very very black day!”

Original Story:

The music world is mourning the loss of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, who has died at the age of 41.

Read more: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington dead at 41

Bennington joined Linkin Park in 1999, and the band had just released their seventh record, One More Light, earlier this year. See the way artists are honoring the musician below.

Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park):

Circa Survive:

Tyler Carter (ISSUES):

Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low):

Kevin Skaff (A Day To Remember):


Don't even know what to say. Rest easy

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Brandon Hoover (Crown the Empire):

Jordan Fish (Bring Me The Horizon):

Have Mercy:

Davey Muise (Vanna):

Brandon Pagano (Handguns):

Elliott Gruenberg (Blessthefall):

Garrett Russell (Silent Planet):

Machine Gun Kelly:

Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy):

My Chemical Romance:


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