Linkin Park is an American alternative rock band originally from Agoura Hills, Los Angeles, California, formed in 1996, consists of Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboard, guitar and sampler), David Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (synthesizer and sampler), Brad Delson (guitar) and Rob Bourdon (drums). The band gained international success with the launch of their first album, though earlier in his early years were a series of difficulties not be accepted by any record which caused the release of his first vocalist. It later making his first appearance at a club in Los Angeles, Bennington and lead vocals, the group was well received by the public and this acceptance convinced Warner Bros. Records label that believed in the talent of the band and in collaboration with producer Don Gilmore released their debut album Hybrid Theory. So far being his most successful album with 30 million copies sold worldwide in addition to being certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005 and multi-platinum in several countries, added to it becoming one of the best-selling albums of the century.His next album, Meteora, continued the band's success, making the Billboard top 200 album chart in 2003 also initiated a musical tour altruistic purposes.The name is a pun referring to Lincoln Park in Santa Monica, USA In 2003, MTV2 named Linkin Park the sixth "Best band in the music video era" and the third "Best band of the new millennium" behind Oasis and Coldplay. The group is widely known for the mixing various genres and musical styles in his work, although since its inception it was considered as nu metal, until it was their second album, Meteora then opting for the nu metal and rap metal.While their third album Minutes to Midnight decided to explore other genres, becoming a more "soft" alternative rock-oriented. Then with his album A Thousand Suns registered a more experimental style, this production becomes the fourth consecutive album of the band to reach No. 1 on the list in its first week of sales. In 2010, the group was nominated for MTV Best New Artist and Best live rock winning the latter. The band has sold over 65 million albums and won two Grammy awards
(voice) BornMarch 20, 1976, inPhoenix, Arizona.Chesteralwayslove music.Whenhe was young, I was walkinghomesingingand dreaming thatwould be the 5thmember ofDepecheMode.TheStoneTemplePilotstubierona greatinfluence on him.Hewasa model forScottWeilandofSTP.Chesterwent toGreenwayInstituteand graduatedat the Institute ofWhasingtonin 1994.Chesterwasa band calledGreyDazein 1993.Theyreleased twoAlbums,"...WakeMe 'and'...No SunToday'.Chestermarried onNovember 31, 1996withSamantha, nowBennington.ThenMikeremoteChestera demo andasked if hewould actwith them.Chesterknew I had toflythe next dayto LosAngeles.Chesterisnext to the"HybridTheory"on time andtookthe hardsongsEP'3'.
(voice, keyboard, guitarysampler)
Mikewas born onFebruary 11, 1977inAgoura,California.Hewent to high schoolinAgourawhere he metBradDelson(guitar) andRobBurdon(drums).Mikewent toPasadena ArtCollege,he studied drawingat that location.Mike graduatedfrom college andafter,had his first experienceat a concert,Mikewanted tobe a musician.MikeHawnmet Joein college.Mike, Brad, Rob, Joe, Mark (friend of theirs) and Phoenix, starteda band called"Xero".When Markleft the bandand Phoenixwent on tour withanother band(Snax), thenMike"recruited" toChesterBennington, Phoenix, Arizona.They changed theirname to "HybridTheory" andChesterjoinedthe band.Soa disputetubieronlegal rights andchanged their name toLinkin Park, thenwent todo a showwith 6recorded works, Miketubeto make theirlast8quartersat the University ofPasadena.
(bassist) Phoenix (Dave Michael Farrell) nació el 8 de febrero de 1977 en Plymouth (Massachusetts). Phoenix y su familia se trasladaron a Mission Viejo (California), cuando él tenía solo 5 años. Su madre le enseñó a tocar la guitarra, y en ella tenia su gran inspiración. Phoenix fue al instituto de Mission Viejo, donde tenia una banda llamada The tasty Snax). Esta era una banda Punk cristiana. Phoenix iba tras una guitarra y un bajo, pero actualmente solo toca el bajo. Su banda cambió el nombre a Snax. Phoenix se graduó en UCLA. En UCLA compartió habitacion con Brad Delson. Despues Brad y Phoenix empezaron a practicar juntos. Más tarde hizo on Brad una banda llamada Xero, donde Phoenix seguia con el bajo. Seguidamente Phoenix hizo una gira con Snax que duro un año y medio. Cuando acabó la gira, volvió a Xero pero con el nombre cambiado, su nuevo nombre era Linkin Park.
also known asJoeHahn, ChairmanHahnandMr.Hahn(bornMarch 15, 1977inDallas) is knownfor her role asDJin the bandLinkinPark.Joehas an alterego namedRemy. Of Korean parents, was born inGlendale, Californiawhere she graduated fromhigh school andvisual arts.He attended theArtCenter Collegeof DesigninPasadena, California with hisband matenow MikeShinoda.
(guitar) known as"BBB" (BigBadBrad)(December 1, 1977) is thelead guitaristof the band ofnumetal /rapcoreand alternative rockLinkinPark.It is also theA &RMachineShopRecordings.Durantecollege,Delsonhad to deal witha member of themusic industryas partof his career.He ended upworking forJeffBlue,anA &Rat WarnerBros.Records.He toldBlueabouthis bandand insteadof givingdemosforlistening, Bluemade himconstructive criticism.AlsoJeffBluewasone who foundthe currentLinkinParkvocalistChesterBennington.
Robwas born inCalabasas, Californiaand now livesin LosAngeles.He grew up inthe same town asthe members ofIncubusandwent to schoolwith members ofHoobastank. Robstarted playingdrums atage 10after watchinganAerosmith concert.Since hismother was theformer girlfriend ofJoeyKramer,Aerosmithdrummer, Bourdoncouldbe in thebackstageand see the wholeproduction.Robalso enjoysplayingpianowhen he has time.He usedto take lessonswhen I was youngand forced tofollow.
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