Linkin’s Park’s Tribute to Chris Cornell and the Heartbreaking Story Behind It
After the tragic death of Chris Cornell on May 18, 2017, close friend and Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington gave a moving tribute to Cornell the following day with a performance on Jimmy Kimmel of the band’s song, ‘One More Light’.
In an interview weeks after the emotional performance, Bennington’s band mate Mike Shinoda spoke about Chester’s emotional reaction to Cornell’s suicide. Tragically, Chester Bennington committed suicide on July 20, 2017, the day of his late friend’s birthday.
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