This past weekend, Linkin Park headlined Hellfest festival in France, which typically caters to a metal audience. According to THEPRP, some of the festivalgoers weren’t too happy about it the headliner not fitting the bill.

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In this fan shot video you can see someone throw a beer pitcher at Chester Bennington, and numerous audience members giving him the finger. 

Read Bennington's Twitter response to the metal fans' hate below:

Chester Bennington has been known to take to Twitter, like last month when Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor reminded him to “be fortunate” after Benningont's complaints that fans were comparing Hybrid Theory and One More Light. 

What do you think? Would you be upset if Linkin Park headlined a metal fest in your hometown, or would you be psyched? Let us know in the comments below!

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