Jared Leto pays tribute to Chester Bennington

Channing Tatum remembers Chester Bennington

Bennington died days before Linkin Park was set to tour, with the band set to join other bands of its era including Blink-182 next week at the Citi Field baseball stadium in NY.

"We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington", said tour promoter Live Nation Entertainment in a statement. "We could never imagine playing blinkin park without his incredible talent and voice. It just would not be possible", the band declared in a statement.

The band have also cancelled their North American tour. which was due to start next Thursday.

Just days before the Linkin Park singer's tragic death, he had shared an insight into his current mental health and how much the suicide of Chris Cornell had impacted his life. "Our thoughts to all affected".

The Linkin Park frontman was found unresponsive at his Palos Verdes Estates home in California on Thursday (July 20), and authorities have since revealed the 41-year-old used a belt to hang himself from a bedroom door. Refunds at point of purchase only.

The singer ended his own life on what would have been his close pal Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday.

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He tweeted: "Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true".

Linkin Park was one of the key bands in the movement of nu metal, blending Bennington's angst-ridden, raw vocals with pop structure and rapping by Shinoda. "Witnessing his life taught me a lot", wrote Leto. My heart goes out to his family, friends, band and fans.

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