Watch Footage From Chester Bennington's Final Performance with LINKIN PARK

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Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington committed suicide yesterday at age 41 inside of his Los Angeles home, and has exclusively learned that the investigation into his death is complete.

Linkin Park was formed in Los Angeles in 1996 was locally famous.

The rock site also reports that the band was set to resume live gigs with "a new leg of shows on July 27".

Linkin Park guitarist and songwriter Mike Shinoda, in an interview shortly after Cornell's death in May, said Bennington had been so affected that he could not keep his composure during a pre-concert sound-check.

"I'm such a fan I think that's the most important aspect of why I do what I do and how I do it". "That kind of dedication and passion, like, 'This is what I'm doing, this is the most important thing there is, I'm onstage right now.' That affects me".

Thursday would have been Cornell's 53rd birthday.

"The Cornell family is overwhelmed by the heartbreaking news about Chester Bennington which tragically comes so soon after their family's own loss", the message read.

When Cornell died on May 18, Bennington wrote an emotional open letter to his friend. I started this festival as a tribute to anyone who has lost someone.

The opening refrain from Crawling would find its way to become my first custom ringtone when I got my first mobile phone, a Panasonic, in secondary school.

Surely he will be dearly missed, and we send our condolences to his children, friends, family, and fans.

"We want to dedicate this song to Chester Bennington. Love you Chester. I'm pissed that you did this, but I know this could have been me back in the day after getting wasted one night". "Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your life".

His death was mourned by fans worldwide, many of whom looked to social media to wait for Chester's nearest and dearest to address his passing. All we can do is appreciate the artists and the people in our lives today, help each other, and share life's load to make sure no one person is crushed under its weight.

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