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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'A Very Kind,' 'Unassuming' And 'Gentle Soul'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to Chester Bennington, saying that the LINKIN PARK frontman was a "kind," "unassuming" and "gentle soul, who had a really big heart." METALLICA and LINKIN PARK toured together nearly fifteen years ago as part of the "Summer Sanitarium" package, also featuring LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. Bennington was ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON Laid To Rest In Private Funeral

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington was laid to rest in a private funeral Saturday (July 29) near his home in Palos Verdes, California. According to TMZ, the ceremony at South Coast Botanic Garden was attended by a couple of hundred people, including bandmates, friends and family members. A full stage, including a drum ...

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LINKIN PARK's 'Heavy' Co-Songwriter Thought News Of CHESTER BENNINGTON's Death Was 'A Joke'

American singer/songwriter Julia Michaels (pictured), who co-wrote LINKIN PARK's "Heavy" single, has revealed she thought reports of Chester Bennington's death were "a joke" at first. The 23-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, who began singing and writing songs at the young age of 12, became friends with Bennington after they worked together and her songwriting partner ...

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ALICE COOPER: CHRIS CORNELL And CHESTER BENNINGTON 'Are The Last People I Would Ever Guess To Commit Suicide'

In a brand new interview with Mistress Carrie of the Worcester/Boston, Massachusetts radio station WAAF, legendary rocker Alice Cooper spoke about how the recent deaths of LINKIN PARK's Chester Bennington and SOUNDGARDEN's Chris Cornell are putting much-needed focus on the devastating consequences of mental illness. "It is really weird what's going on right now," Cooper ...

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DISTURBED Guitarist Is Disgusted By Negative And Disrespectful Comments About CHESTER BENNINGTON

DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan has slammed people who are making negative comments about Chester Bennington and his music following the death of the LINKIN PARK vocalist. Bennington's body was discovered Thursday morning (July 20) by an employee at the musician's Palos Verdes Estates home. The Los Angeles acting chief coroner recorded the singer's manner and ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's 'Heavy' Duet Partner KIIARA Writes Touching Note To LINKIN PARK Singer: 'I'm Devastated And Confused'

Kiiara, the singer featured on LINKIN PARK's song "Heavy", has written an emotional note to band's frontman Chester Bennington, saying that she "cannot stop crying" every time she is reminded that he is "no longer here." "Heavy" was the first single from LINKIN PARK's latest album, "One More Light", which came out in May. The ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON With Cover Of LINKIN PARK's 'One Step Closer' (Video)

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE paid tribute to Chester Bennington by performing a cover version of LINKIN PARK's "One Step Closer" during their concert last night (Friday, July 21) at Concrete Street Amphitheater Corpus Christi, Texas. MOTIONLESS IN WHITE frontman Chris "Motionless" Cerulli introduced the track by telling the audience (see video below): "So this is usually ...

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