LINKIN PARK: First-Ever Fan 'Summit' To Be Held In November

LINKIN PARK will host the first-ever International LPU Summit experience for fans on November 10-11, 2010 in London, England. This interactive event runs over the course of two days, surrounding LINKIN PARK's performance at the O2 Arena on November 11.

Fans attending the Summit will have exclusive opportunities to:

* Participate in a question-and-answer session with the band
* Play the band's actual touring instruments
* Get first entry into the concert venue on November 11
* Win prizes, including meet-and-greet and photos with the band, a backstage tour, and more
* Additional Summit activities to be announced.

Entry to the event is FREE for annual members of LPUX.

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LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington told MTV News earlier in the month that the days of the band selling 10 million copies of an album, like its 2000 debut "Hybrid Theory", are long gone. The latest LINKIN PARK record, "A Thousand Suns", debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart with sales of 240,000 copies in its first week, lower than the band's previous efforts.

Bennington explained, "Trying to compare anything to 'Hybrid Theory' in terms of sales is an exercise in futility: It's not gonna happen. That's the reality of the situation. (Second album 'Meteora') did huge numbers the first week, it was like 800,000. 'Minutes To Midnight' was in the 600,000 mark, and this one's at the 240,000 mark; that's a sign of the times . . . people get their music in different ways now."

"Meteora" sold 810,000 copies in its first week of release, while 2007's "Minutes To Midnight" moved 623,000.

Thanks to downloading and file sharing, Bennington said, "There's probably 10 million people out there who have the record that we don't know about."


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