Report: CHESTER BENNINGTON Hanging Almost Identical To CHRIS CORNELL Suicide

According to TMZ, Chester Bennington‘s death scene closely resembled that of his friend Chris Cornell. Law enforcement sources tell the gossip site that the LINKIN PARK singer was found hanging from a door separating his bedroom from his closet. The SOUNDGARDEN frontman died hanging from a hotel door separating the bedroom from the bathroom. In addition, Chester was found with a belt around his neck, just as Chris was found with an exercise band around his neck. TMZ‘s sources say there was a partially empty bottle of alcohol in the room where Chester died, but no evidence of drugs. Neither … Continue reading

JAG PANZER: Lyric Video For New Song 'Far Beyond All Fear'

The official lyric video for the song “Far Beyond All Fear” from veteran Colorado metallers JAG PANZER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new album, “The Deviant Chord”, which will be released on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. The “Far Beyond All Fear” lyric video was created by JAG PANZER guitarist Mark Briody, who said: “I wanted the video to be a Jules Verne-style adventure, like the kind we grew up with. I always wanted to set the lyric video in the same time period as the cover (late 1800s) so I could give some back … Continue reading

COREY TAYLOR Tears Up As He Dedicates 'Through Glass' To CHESTER BENNINGTON At STONE SOUR's Mansfield Show

Corey Taylor paid tribute to Chester Bennington last night (Thursday, July 20) as he performed with STONE SOUR. Corey dedicated the song “Through Glass” to the LINKIN PARK frontman at STONE SOUR‘s show in Mansfield, Massachusetts as the support act for KORN. “We all lost somebody today,” Corey told the fans at the show as his voice trembled with emotion. “I lost a friend… and this was one of his favorite songs. And I wanna dedicate to him. Chester, we will fucking miss you.” Bennington died of an apparent suicide Thursday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed. He was … Continue reading

FOREIGNER Reunites With LOU GRAMM, AL GREENWOOD And IAN MCDONALD For First Time Since 1980 (Video)

Four of the five surviving original members of FOREIGNER reunited for a three-song encore during the band’s concert last night (Thursday, July 20) at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, New York. Singer Lou Gramm, keyboardist Al Greenwood and multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald joined Mick Jones to perform “Long, Long Way From Home”, “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Hot Blooded”. This marked the first time Jones, Gramm, Greenwood and McDonald had all shared a stage together since 1980. Video footage of last night’s concert can be seen below. During an appearance on the “Trunk Nation” show … Continue reading

Video Premiere: THE HAUNTED's 'Spark'

“Spark”, the new video from Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s ninth studio album, “Strength In Numbers”, which will be released on August 25 via Century Media. The disc was recorded at Parlour Studios in the U.K. with producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR, THE EXPLOITED). Commented THE HAUNTED drummer Adrian Erlandsson: “‘Spark’ is the second video from our upcoming album ‘Strength In Numbers’. It’s a brooding and catchy number which shows a more melodic side of the album. One of those songs that will remain in our live set … Continue reading

DISTURBED Singer Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON

DISTURBED singer David Draiman has paid tribute to Chester Bennington, saying that he “cherished and admired” the LINKIN PARK frontman. Bennington died of an apparent suicide Thursday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed. He was 41. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said they received a call about 9 a.m. regarding a cardiac arrest in Palos Verdes Estates. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Bennington was home alone at the time of the suicide. His family was out of town and a housekeeper discovered his body in his bedroom. Firefighters arrived and cleared the scene by … Continue reading

GUNS N' ROSES Plays Special Invitation-Only Show At Apollo Theater (Video)

GUNS N’ ROSES performed at Harlem’s world-famous Apollo Theater last night (Thursday, July 20) for a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers. The concert marked the first time that GUNS N’ ROSES performed at the iconic venue. The special event, taking place before the next leg of the band’s North American “Not In This Lifetime” tour, aired live nationwide on SiriusXM‘s Guns N’ Roses Radio. The concert also aired live on Howard Stern‘s Howard 101 channel. The band’s setlist was as follows: 01. It’s So Easy 02. Mr. Brownstone 03. Welcome To The Jungle 04. Chinese Democracy 05. Double Talkin’ … Continue reading

HALESTORM Singer Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has paid tribute to Chester Bennington, saying that she is “sorry” that the LINKIN PARK singer “felt like [he] had to leave this way.” Bennington died of an apparent suicide Thursday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed. He was 41. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said they received a call about 9 a.m. regarding a cardiac arrest in Palos Verdes Estates. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Bennington was home alone at the time of the suicide. His family was out of town and a housekeeper discovered his body in his … Continue reading

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION Releases Statement On CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has released the following statement regarding the passing of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington: “We recently learned of the death of Chester Bennington, the lead singer of LINKIN PARK. Based on reports, we understand that Mr. Bennington died by suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers its condolences to his family, friends, and everyone touched by Bennington and his music. “There is never a single cause for suicide. Suicide is the result of many factors that come together such as an underlying mental health condition and access to lethal means. We must … Continue reading

Chester Bennington Has Died. Don’t Be Dicks, Undergound Metalheads

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, died by hanging today. While it’s tempting to try to piece together a Stone Temple Pilots curse theory I’m sure that’s being covered elsewhere as are illuminati theories because he committed suicide on Chris Cornell’s birthday. 2017 is truly a year of reaching for asinine thoughts. This isn’t going to be a memorial piece on Chester Bennington or a bunch of shit praising Linkin Park. Personally, I disliked his music, but that’s neither here nor there. I know a lot of you are young enough that you came up listening to his … Continue reading