Bad Wolves Release Emotional Cover Of Linkin Park's Crawling

Hear Bad Wolves cover Linkin Park's single Crawling, honouring Chester Bennington on the third anniversary of his death.

Bad Wolves Release Emotional Cover Of Linkin Park's Crawling

Just as Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn unveiled a Linkin Park cover to mark the third anniversary of Chester Bennington's passing, Bad Wolves have paid tribute to the late singer by unveiling a previously-exclusive cover of Crawling.

The California metallers had initially released their rendition of the Hybrid Theory classic via Patreon, but have now made it available for all to hear over on their Facebook page. In a message accompanying the emotional cover, they write: “Three years ago today we lost one of the greatest voices in modern rock #ChesterBennington. Depression, addiction and suicidal ideation destroys more lives than you can imagine. But there is a deeper story.”

Read this: The inside story of Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory

The band continue: “For the adult survivor of child abuse, these wounds will never heal. They show up in our waking moments, they tell us we are not enough, that we weren’t worth being protected that we will never be loved. They drive us to self destructive behaviour, drugs, alcoholism, workaholism or into the arms of abuser after abuser damning us to repeat the same failed attempts at normalcy until we finally learn how to heal our desecrated innocence.

“These are the experiences of the children who are lucky enough to get out alive. Rock Music has told the tales of these horrific abuses for a long time. All too often the artists is unaware of how many lives will be touched by the courage to speak his/her truth. Now we are seeing why.

“The statistics of trafficking are outrageously disproportionate to the conversation we are having in our media and with our politicians. We as a people need to stop focusing on the manufactured separatism through racism and political affiliations to realise that our children are gravely in danger. It’s uncomfortable to look at but it’s time.”

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