Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park tells fans in attendance or watching the live stream on YouTube at the end of the Linkin Park & Friends Celebration of Chester Bennington’s life that, “We don’t know where we’re going from here, but we certainly appreciate the support, Keep Chester in your hearts and make Chester proud.” 

Launching their set with a beautiful statement regarding Chester Bennington, “It’s going to be an emotional experience to be back onstage, and it’s going to be really healing and really powerful for us, Tonight we want to honor him the right way, and I know he’ll be smiling down.

Special appearances were made to celebrate Chester’s life like Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes, Blink-182, Taka from One OK Rock, Bebe Rexha, Steve Aoki, Julia Michaels, Kiiara, Echosmith, KORN, Dead By Sunrise, A Day to Remember’s frontman Jeremy Mckinnon, Sum 41, Ryan from Yellowcard, Machine Gun Kelly, Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates M. Shadows, and many others. Stay tuned for more updates and videos from the event.

Rewatch the Tribute Show below:

YouTube video

You can donate to the One More Light Fund which was set up in his memory, right here. Chester Bennington suddenly passed away in July this year. He was 41.

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