Advertisement




Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Takes Grief Over Chester's Death

(Radio.com) In the wake of Chester Bennington's sudden death by suicide in July, members of Linkin Park had a new album out and no immediate plan for how to memorialize him. Dozens of dates in the U.S. and abroad remained on their One More Light tour (which was ultimately canceled), and fans around the world mourned Chester's unexpected passing.

In a new interview, Mike Shinoda discussed how he and his bandmates have coped with the death of their frontman. "Grief is a non-linear process," he said. "It doesn't have 'stages' that go in order, it has phases that come and go at random. Some people are having sad days, others are having good days, others are having angry days… Add the constant stress and fear of things like the news cycle, and you've got some exceptional chaos on your hands!"

For Shinoda, sharing that journey with fans and social media followers has lightened the burden. "I've tried to make it a point to share how I'm doing, mostly on Instagram and sometimes Twitter, especially when I feel like I'm making progress," he said. "Coping with the end of this chapter is obviously devastating, but at the same time, it's also the beginning of the next story." Read more here.


Advertisement




Related Stories
  • Linkin Park Learn Even Great Singers Can Not Replace Chester
  • Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Releases 'Running From My Shadow'
  • Linkin Park's Chester Bennington Tributed By A Life To Live
  • Linkin Park Score Three Billboard Music Awards Nominations
  • Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Unsure Of Band's Future
  • Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Announces Solo Album, Reveals New Songs
  • Chester Bennington's Widow Promotes Five Signs For Singer's Birthday
  • Linkin Park Star Shares New Music At Surprise Fan Meetup
  • Chester Bennington's Widow Has Birthday Request For Fans
  • Linkin Park and Imagine Dragons Top Rock Sales Last Year
  • News Reports
    Day in Rock: Pantera Icon Vinnie Paul Dead At 54- Linkin Park Learn Even Great Singers Can Not Replace Chester- System Of A Down May Never Make Another Album Says Daron- more

    Led Zeppelin Announce Massive The Song Remains The Same Reissue- Journey Star Humbled By Longevity Of Believin'- Bullet For My Valentine Member Asked To Join Ghost- more

    Day In Rock Week In Review Part I


    Copyright 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.