Linkin Park

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  • Topic: Linkin Park, Hybrid Theory, Mike Shinoda
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Linkin Park’s sound is utterly their own, an accomplishment strengthened by the band’s remarkably powerful and unforced songwriting. But almost everything about Linkin Park has been unforced, including their Southern California origins. Linkin Park has created a sound all their own, their music has incredibly catchy beats that you can get stuck in your head for days at a time. And then to back up the beat, are the emotionaly driven vocals that seem to come straight from their soul and into yours.

The songs have hip hop elements in them, while also throwing in the hard core rock and electronic industrial sounds. Plus the vocals arent the hellraising blood curtling screams that are in so much music nowadays, showing that the vocalists in Linkin Park actually have some form of skill, and are capable of more than screaming.

Brad and Mike attended the same highschool togeter where Brad also met Rob. Mike then went to the Pasadena Art Center where he studied Painting. While he was there he met Joe. Next Chester came into the picture to complete the Linkin Park lineup and to form what was to be one of the best up and coming bands in the world today. Then they began to perform shows and get a huge underground following. They hooked up with Warner Brothers and are recording their first album titled “Hybrid Theory”.

Delson and emcee/vocalist Mike Shinoda attended the same high school together, where Delson also met the band’s drummer, Rob Bourdon. Shinoda then hooked up with DJ Joseph Hahn while studying painting at the Pasadena Art Center. The final piece in the puzzle was singer Chester Bennington, a transplanted Arizona native who started making records when he was sixteen

“Since I learned how to talk I’ve been telling everybody I was gonna grow up to be a singer,” laughs Bennington. “When I was two, I used to run around singing Foreigner songs there’s tapes of me doing that.

The combination of Bennington’s rich, mammoth vocal style clicked immediately...
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