Chester Bennington death: Linkin Park set up tribute page

Linkin Park have set up a tribute page for the band's lead singer, Chester Bennington, following his death.

Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 1:09 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:43 pm
Linkin Park, fronted by lead singer Chester Charles Bennington playing Las Vegas. Picture; Getty

Bennington, 41, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on July 20.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed on Friday that he died after hanging himself.

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The page features a large picture of the late singer on stage, with the words #RIPCHESTER underneath it.

Below that it provides links and phone numbers to suicide prevention helplines - and resources in and outside of the United States.

Underneath the information, the page is filled with tweets and tributes from fans remembering the talented singer.

Bennington had previously struggled with addiction and had spoken about depression and suicide.

The band announced on Friday that the North American leg of their tour would not go ahead following Bennington’s death.

Promoters Live Nation promised refunds to all ticket-holders as they made the announcement via Twitter.

The post read: “The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been cancelled. Refunds avail at point of purchase. Our thoughts to all affected.”

A spokesman for the company added: “We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington.”

The band were set to kick off the next leg of their One More Light tour on July 27, just weeks after performing in London.

No official statement has yet been released by the band following Bennington’s death.