2010 – Linkin Park‘s “Waiting for the End” rises 2-1 on Alternative Songs, granting the group its 10th leader on the list. The band breaks a tie with Green Day and trails only Red Hot Chili Peppers (11) for most No. 1s in the chart’s 22-year history.
2008 – Linkin Park announced the lineup for “Project Revolution 2008” on This Day in Rock. The 5th reinvention with Soundgarden/Audioslave lead singer Chris Cornell, electro-rockers The Bravery and Ashes Divide, Billy Howerdel, from A Perfect Circle. Tour dates begin on July 16th of this year at Tweeter Center in Boston USA. Other performers include: […]
2008 – a computer expert was jailed for two years for electronically stalking Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. Devon Townsend worked at a US national security laboratory in New Mexico, where she used a computer to track Bennington, she admitted to obtaining family photos, accessing e-mail and voicemail, and threatening his wife Talinda.
2007 – former laboratory worker Devon Townsend admitted to a court in Albuquerque, New Mexico of stalking Chester Bennington lead singer with Linkin Park. Townsend used US government computers to obtain his personal information, accessing Bennington’s e-mail account and mobile phone voicemail. The court was told how she travelled to Arizona solely for the purpose […]
2006 – Linkin Park and Jay-Z perform together at the Grammy Awards, joining a performance lineup that also features pairings between Madonna and Gorillaz, U2 and Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill and Keith Urban, Christina Aguilera and Herbie Hancock and Jamie Foxx with Kanye West.
2005 – Jay-Z, No Doubt, Jurassic 5, Story of the Year, and Camp Freddy with Dave Navarro play Linkin Park’s Music for Relief: Rebuilding South Asia concert at Anaheim, Calif. Proceeds go to benefit tsunami relief.
2003 – Linkin Park crash into No. 1 with their second album MeteoraOne Heart is the week’s second highest debut, settling at No. 2.
1979 – Born on this day in rock, Rob Bourdon, drums, Linkin Park, (2002 US No.2 & UK No.4 single ‘In The End’, 2002 US No.2 & 2001 UK No.4 album ‘Hybrid Theory’). Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Formed in 1996, the band rose to international fame with their […]
1976 – Born on this day, Chester Bennington, vocals, Linkin Park, (2002 US No.2 & UK No.4 single ‘In The End’, 2002 US No.2 & 2001 UK No.4 album ‘Hybrid Theory’).