The Tragic Suicide of Chester Bennington has once again shaken the world of music as the death toll of leading artists from some of the world’s finest bands continues to rise through 2017. This article will look at Chester and his life as well as include videos on how to play one of Linkin Park’s best loved and played songs Numb.
The shock of the latest death from a major band reverberates around the world. It’s hard to understand why so many incredibly talented musicians have left us. Here are some words from eonline about the latest tragedy.
Linkin Park will not continue their North American tour following frontman Chester Bennington’s death. The 41-year-old singer’s body was found in his Los Angeles home Thursday. He died of an apparent suicide by hanging. Linkin Park was supposed to begin the North American leg of their One More Light tour on July 27, in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Special tour guests were to include Machine Gun Kelly, One OK Rock and Snoop Dogg. “We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been canceled and refunds are available at point of purchase. Our thoughts go out to all those affected,” Live Nation said in a statement to E! News Friday. The morning of Chester’s death, the band released a new music video for their song “Talking to Myself,” which features past tour footage.
Learn To Play Numb
Numb is one of the biggest hits for Linkin Park and if you don’t know how to play it on guitar, well here are some excellent examples from the web.
and just for good measure here is another vid to cover all the bases.
This is the actual song of the guys which is always worth referencing when you are learning any of the songs featured here.
Huge Outpouring To Chester Bennington Suicide On Twitter
Predictably, there has been a massive reaction to Chester Bennington’s suicide across Twitter. Here are just a few of the 1000s of Twitter responses.
RIP Chester Bennington pic.twitter.com/3XT5pOUzQr
— MSG (@TheGarden) July 20, 2017
— Rollingstone Bee (@MusicLover7081) July 22, 2017
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