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Nandi Bushell shares powerful Linkin Park cover, band respond

After discovering Linkin Park and nu-metal recently, Nandi Bushell has tackled the band's mega-hit Numb on drums…

Nandi Bushell shares powerful Linkin Park cover, band respond
Words:
Emily Carter

Following her brilliant masked cover of Slipknot's Duality, 11-year-old drummer Nandi Bushell is keeping things fairly heavy right now by tackling Linkin Park's Numb.

Nandi says she only discovered the band very recently (damn are you in for a treat now, Nandi!), sharing: "I discovered Linkin Park this week! So many great songs! So this is nu-metal! I like the keyboards and the DJ scratching.

"Chester Bennington had such an incredible voice," she continues (yup, we're with you there). "He sang with real power. Loving your work."

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Happily, Linkin Park saw Nandi's effort and responded on Twitter: "Wow, this is awesome" with clapping and fire emojis, to which the young musician excitedly wrote back: "Yes! Wow! This is amazing!!! Linkin Park thank you so much! Your music is so so so good!"

Wholesome, brilliant stuff:

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In other Linkin Park news, last week the band's classic Hybrid Theory single In The End surpassed one billion streams on Spotify – making it the first-ever nu-metal song to do so. Huge.

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