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blink-182, M. Shadows, Oli Sykes And More Announced For The Chester Bennington Tribute Gig

The Linkin Park tribute gig has announced some very special guests.

The Linkin Park And Friends tribute show, in honour of Chester Bennington, has confirmed a whole host of special guests and performers for the memorial gig. 

It will be Linkin Park’s first time performing since the tragic passing of Chester back in July, and they’ll be joined by: Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes, blink-182, M. Shadows and Synyster Gates from Avenged Sevenfold, and Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan of System Of A Down. 

Also confirmed to be appearing are: Machine Gun Kelly, Yellowcard’s William Ryan Key, Korn’s Jonathan Davis, and Kiiara, who sang on their single Heavy. 

Check out the musicians confirming their appearances below:

In a recent interview, LP rapper Mike Shinoda said:

“With something like this, and it was the same at his funeral… I know that the circumstances of his passing were really dark, and as we said at the time, the darkness that he had was always there and was kind of part of the package, but what was so unique and special about this guy is that he used it as fuel to do so many positive things.

“The fans have been incredible. I don’t think we could have ever expected such an outpouring of love and all these tributes,” Mike added. “Fans everywhere were making these montages of images of Chester, images of themselves to this song and so we realised it struck a chord with them and we wanted to let them know we see that, we hear that so we made an official video for that.”

The gig will take place on October 27 at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, which will see the band donate all their fees to the Music For Relief’s One More Light Fund in memory of Chester.

Watch the moving video for Linkin Park’s latest video, One More Light, below:

Posted on September 21st 2017, 9:18pm
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