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Will Linkin Park Tour Continue After Chester Bennington's Suicide?

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UPDATE 5:57 P.M. EST: Linkin Park has officially decided to cancel their tour following Chester Bennington's suicide, according to TMZ. Live Nation will refund tickets.


Members of Linkin Park were shocked by the death of their frontman, Chester Bennington.

As you've likely heard, the 41-year-old singer was found dead in his home on Thursday after committing suicide by hanging.

Related: Korn Guitarist Slammed For Blasting Chester's 'Cowardly' Death

In light of the tragedy, the band is faced with the hard decision to cancel or move forward with their upcoming One More Light world tour, which (as of now) is still scheduled to begin next week in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

TMZ reports Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda, Dave Farrell, and Joe Hahn are expected to reach some sort of decision soon as venues are fielding calls from concerned ticket holders.

We can only imagine this is an incredibly overwhelming time for the guys. Stay tuned.

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Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Revealed Back In May How Devastated Chester Bennington Was By Chris Cornell's Suicide

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This hit him harder than anyone realized.

As we reported, Linkin Park's front man Chester Bennington was found dead on Thursday after killing himself via hanging. The Numb singer's suicide was not only committed almost exactly the same way as Chris Cornell's, but it was also what would have been his close friend's 53rd birthday.

In a Radio.com interview with Bennington's band mate Mike Shinoda shortly after the passing of Cornell, the musician described Chester's powerful reaction to the Soundgarden artist's passing.

Related: Celebs Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington

Shinoda said in May that Cornell's death hit Bennington, who sang Hallelujah at Chris' funeral, pretty hard.

He shared:

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Korn Guitarist Slammed For Blasting 'Old Friend' Chester Bennington's 'Cowardly' Death

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Our thoughts are with Chester's family and loved ones.

It's hardly been 24 hours since it was revealed Chester Bennington seemingly committed suicide.

While many stars paid tribute to the late Linkin Park frontman on social media, Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch instead criticized the singer for taking the "cowardly way out."

Related: Chester Committed Suicide In Almost The Exact Same Way As Chris Cornell

Fans were shocked to read his insensitive remarks so soon after his friend's passing, and slammed him for doing so!

Read Brian's entire post (below):

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Linkin Park's Chester Bennington Committed Suicide In Almost Exactly The Same Way As Friend Chris Cornell

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This is just horribly tragic.

As you've likely heard, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington was discovered dead on Thursday after killing himself via hanging. The Numb singer's suicide was made even more heartbreaking upon the realization that he took his own life on what would've been his close friend Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday.

Related: Celebs Pay Tribute To Chester Following His Death

In case you forgot, the grunge rock god also committed suicide via hanging as he was discovered back in May. Oh man.

And it appears as though the parallels between the two deaths are so uncanny, that it's believed Chester mimicked the Soundgarden rocker's suicide. According to

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All The Stars We've Lost In 2017

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R.I.P. Chester Bennington.

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington's suicide is hitting the music industry hard!

As we previously reported, the 41-year-old was found in his home after he seemingly hanged himself. All this on the day of his late friend Chris Cornell's birthday, July 20.

Understandably, fans are devastated over the news of Chester's passing as they are still mourning the death of the Soundgarden singer, and many others.

Let's take a moment to remember all the stars we've lost this year.

CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017"

CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017"

CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017"

CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017"

CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017"

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