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Early years (1996–2000)

Linkin Park was founded by three high school friends: Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon, and Brad Delson. The three
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attended Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. After graduating from high school, the three began to take their musical interests more seriously, recruiting Joe Hahn, Dave "Phoenix" Farrell, and Mark Wakefield to perform in their band, Xero. Though limited in resources, the band began recording and producing songs within Shinoda’s makeshift bedroom studio in 1996, resulting in a four-track demo tape, entitled Xero.[18][19] Tensions and frustration within the band grew however after they failed to land a record deal. The lack of success and stalemate in progress prompted Wakefield, at that time the band's vocalist, to leave the band in search of other projects. Farrell also left to tour with Tasty Snax, a Christian punk and Ska band.

After spending a considerable time searching for Wakefield's replacement, Xero recruited Arizona vocalist, Chester Bennington, who was recommended by Jeff Blue, the vice president of Zomba Music in March 1999.

[22][23] Bennington, formerly of a post-grungeband by the name of Grey Daze, became a standout among applicants because of the dynamic in his singing style.[18] The band then agreed on changing its name from Xero to Hybrid Theory; the newborn vocal chemistry between Shinoda and Bennington helped revive the band, inciting them to work on new material.[18] In 1999 the band released a self-titled extended play, which they circulated across internet chat-rooms and forums with the help of an online 'street team'.The band’s renaissance culminated with a change in name; from Hybrid Theory, the band once again changed its name, this time to Linkin Park, a play on and homage to Santa Monica’s Lincoln Park.[18] The band initially wanted to utilize the name "Lincoln Park", however they changed it to "Linkin" to acquire the internet domain "". However, despite these changes, the band still struggled to sign a record deal. After facing numerous rejections from several major record labels, Linkin Park turned to Jeff Blue for additional help. After failing to catchWarner Bros. Records on three previous reviews, Jeff Blue, now the vice president of Warner Bros. Records, helped the band sign a deal with the company in 1999. The band released its breakthrough album, Hybrid Theory, the following year.  

Hybird Theory and Reanimation(2000-2002)

Linkin Park released Hybrid Theory on October 24, 2000.[27][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-28|ref-28" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-28] The album, which represented half a

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decade's worth of the band's work, was edited by Don Gilmore.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18|18-7" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] Hybrid Theory was a massive commercial success; it sold more than 4.8 million copies during its debut year, earning it the status of best-selling album of 2001, while singles such as "Crawling" and "Park song)" established themselves as staples among alternative rock radio play lists during the year.note-MusicMight-20] Additionally, other singles from the album were featured in films such asDracula 2000Little Nicky, and Valentine.note-MusicMight-20] Hybrid Theory won a Performance for the song "Crawling" and was nominated for two other Grammy AwardsNew Artist and Rock Album.Album.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-29] MTV awarded the band their Best Rock Video and Best Direction awards for "In the End".[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18|18-8" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] Through the winning of the Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance, Hybrid Theory's overall success had catapulted the band into mainstream success.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">During this time, Linkin Park received many invitations to perform on many high-profile tours and concerts including OzzfestFamily Values Tour, and KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-MusicMight-20|ref-MusicMight 20-3" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-MusicMight-20][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-30|ref-30" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-30] The band worked with Jessica Sklar to found their official fan club and street team, "Linkin Park Underground", in November 2001.[31][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-32|ref-32" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-32] Linkin Park also formed its own tour, Projekt Revolution, which featured other notable artists such as Cypress HillAdema, and Snoop Dogg.note-LPT-22] Within a year's stretch, Linkin Park had performed at over 320 concerts.[18] The experiences and performances of the precocious band were documented in its first DVD, Pankake Festival, which debuted in November 2001. Now reunited with former bassist Phoenix, the band began work on a remix album, dubbed Festival, which debuted in November 2001. Now reunited with former bassist Phoenix, the band began work on a remix album, dubbed Wikipedia:Reanimation (album), which would include works from Hybrid Theory and non-album tracks.note-MusicMight-20] Reanimation debuted on July 30, 2002, featuring the likes of Black ThoughtJonathan DavisAaron Lewis, and many others.[33] Reanimation claimed the second spot on the Billboard 200, and sold nearly 270,000 copies during its debut week.note-34] Hybrid Theory is also in the RIAA's Top 100 Albums.[35]</p>


<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Following the success of Hybrid Theory and Reanimation, Linkin Park spent a significant amount of time touring around the United States. The band members began to work on new material amidst its saturated schedule, spending a sliver of their free time in their tour bus' studio.[36] The band officially announced the production of a new studio album in December 2002, revealing its new work was inspired by the rocky region of Meteora in Greece, where numerous monasteries have been built on top of the rocks.[37] Meteorafeatures a mixture of the band's nu metal and rap metal style with newer innovative effects, including the induction of a shakuhachi (a Japanese flute made of bamboo) and other instruments.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18|ref-Ask-Bio 18-10" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] Linkin Park's second album debuted on March 25, 2003 and instantly earned worldwide recognition,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18|ref-Ask-Bio_18-11" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] going to No. 1 in the US and UK, and No. 2 in Australia.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Bio2-19|19-2" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Bio2-19]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Meteora sold more than 800,000 copies during its first week, and it ranked as the best selling album on the Billboard charts at the time.[38] The album's singles, including "Somewhere I Belong", "Breaking the Habit", "Faint", and "song)", received significant radio attention.[39] By October 2003, Meteora sold nearly three million copies.[40] The album's success allowed Linkin Park to form another Projekt Revolution, which featured other bands and artists including MudvayneBlindside, and Xzibit.Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] Additionally,Metallica invited Linkin Park to play at the Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, which included well-known acts such as Limp Bizkit, Mudvayne and Deftones.note-vh1-41] The band released an album and DVD, titled Park album), which featured some audio and video tracks from the band's performances in Texas during the tour.album), which featured some audio and video tracks from the band's performances in Texas during the tour.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Ask-Bio-18] In early 2004, Linkin Park started a world tour titled the Meteora World Tour. Supporting bands on the tour included HoobastankP.O.D.Story of the Year and Pia.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Pia-42|42-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite_note-Pia-42]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Meteora earned the band multiple awards and honors. The band won the MTV awards for Best Rock Video for "Somewhere I Belong" and the Viewer's Choice Award for "Breaking the Habit".[43] Linkin Park also received significant recognition during the 2004 Radio Music Awards, winning the Artist of the Year and Song of the Year ("Numb") awards.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-ring-43|43-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-ring-43] Although Meteora was not nearly as successful as Hybrid Theory, it was the third best selling album in the United States during 2003.[20] The band spent the first few months of 2004 touring around the world, first with the third Projekt Revolution tour, and later several European concerts.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-MusicMight-20|20-6" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-MusicMight-20] At the same time, the band's relationship withWarner Bros. Records was deteriorating rapidly on account of several trust and financial issues.[44] After months of feuding, the band finally negotiated a deal in December 2005.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-45|ref-45" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-45]</p>

Side Projects(2004-2006)

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Following Meteora's success, the band worked on many side projects.[46] Bennington appeared on DJ Lethal's "State of the Art" and other work with Dead by Sunrise, while Shinoda did work with Depeche Mode.note-MusicMight-20] In 2004, the band began to work with Jay-Z to produce another remix album, titled Collision Course. The album, which featured intermixed lyrics and background tracks from both artists' previous albums, debuted in November 2004. Shinoda also formed Fort Minor as a side project. With the aid of Jay-Z, Fort Minor released its debut album, The Rising Tied, to critical acclaim.[47][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-48|ref-48" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-48]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park also participated in numerous charitable events, most notably raised money to benefit victims of Hurricane Charley in 2004 and later Hurricane Katrina in 2005.note-MusicMight-20]The band donated $75,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation in March 2004.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-49|ref-49" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-49] They also helped relief efforts for the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami victims by staging several charity concerts and setting up an additional fund called Music for Relief.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-50|ref-50" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-50] Most notably, however, the band participated at Live 8, a series of charitable benefit concerts set up to raise global awareness.note-liv8-51] Alongside Jay-Z, the band performed on Live 8's stage in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a global audience.note-liv8-51] The band would later be reunited with Jay-Z at the Grammy Award Ceremony 2006, during which they performed "Numb/Encore", en route to winning a Grammy for Rap/Sung Collaboration.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-52|ref-52" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-52]They were joined on stage by Paul McCartney who added verses from the song "Yesterday". They would later go on to play at the 2006 Summer Sonic music festival, which was hosted by Metallica in Japan.[53]</p>

Minutes to Midnight(2006-2008)

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park returned to the recording studios in 2006 to work on new material. To produce the album, the
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band chose producer Rick Rubin. Despite initially stating the album would debut sometime in 2006, the album was delayed until 2007.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-No new-11|11-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-No_new-11] The band had recorded thirty to fifty songs in August 2006, when Shinoda stated the album was halfway completed.note-No_new-11] The band had recorded thirty to fifty songs in August 2006, when Shinoda stated the album was halfway completed.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-54] Bennington later added that the new album would stray away from its previous nu metal sound.[55] Warner Bros. Records officially announced that the band's third studio album, titled (album), would be released on May 15, 2007 in the United States.[56] After spending fourteen months working on the album, the band members opted to further refine their album by removing five of the original seventeen tracks. The album's title, a reference to the Doomsday Clock, foreshadowed the band's new lyrical themes.[57] Minutes to Midnightsold over 625,000 copies in its first week, making it one of the most successful debut week albums in recent years. The album also took the top spot on the Billboard Charts.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-billm-14|ref-billm_14-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-billm-14]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">The album's first single, "What I've Done", was released on April 2, and premiered on MTV and Fuse within the same week.[58] The single was acclaimed by listeners, becoming the top-ranked song on the Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks and Mainstream Rock Tracks charts.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-59|ref-59" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-59] The song is also used in soundtrack for the 2007 action film, Transformers. Mike Shinoda was also featured on theStyles of Beyond song "Second to None", which was also included in the film. Later in the year, the band won the "Favorite Alternative Artist" in the American Music Awards.[60]The band also saw success with the rest of the album's singles, "Bleed It Out", "Day", "Given Up", and "Rest", which were released throughout 2007 and early 2008. The band also collaborated with Busta Rhymes on his single "We Made It", which was released on April 29.[61]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park embarked on a large world tour titled "Minutes to Midnight World Tour". The band promoted the album's release by forming their fourth Projekt Revolution tour in the United States which included many musical acts like My Chemical RomanceTaking Back SundayHIMPlacebo, and many others. They also played numerous shows in Europe, Asia, and Australia which included a performance at Live Earth Japan on July 7, 2007.[62] and headlining Download Festival in Donington Park, England and Edgefest inDownsview Park, Toronto, Canada. The band completed touring on its fourth Projekt Revolution tour before taking up an Arena tour around the United Kingdom, visitingNottinghamSheffield and Manchester, before finishing on a double night at (London) in London. Bennington stated that Linkin Park plans to release a follow-up album toMinutes to Midnight.[63] However, he stated the band will first embark on a United States tour to gather inspiration for the album.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-follow-63|63-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-follow-63] Linkin Park embarked on another Projekt Revolution tour in 2008. This was the first time a Projekt Revolution tour was held in Europe with three shows in Germany and one in the United Kingdom. A Projekt Revolution tour was also held in the United States which featured Chris CornellThe BraveryAshes DivideStreet Drum Corps and many others. Linkin Park finished the tour with a final show in Texas. Mike Shinoda announced a live CD/DVD titled Keynes, which is a live video recording from the Projekt Revolution gig at theMilton Keynes Bowl on June 29, 2008, which was officially released on November 24, 2008.[64]</p>

A Thousand Suns(2008-2011)

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In May 2009, Linkin Park announced they were working on a fourth studio album, which was planned to be
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released in 2010. Shinoda told IGN that the new album would be 'genre-busting,' while building off elements in Minutes to Midnight.[65] He also mentioned that the album would be more experimental and "hopefully more cutting-edge."[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-66|ref-66" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-66] Bennington also addressed the media to confirm that Rick Rubin would return to produce the new album. The band later revealed the album would be called A Thousand Suns.[67] While working on the new album, Linkin Park worked with successful film composer Hans Zimmer to produce the score for the Fallen.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-68|ref-68" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-68] The band released a single for the movie, titled "New Divide". Joe Hahn created a music video for the song, which featured clips from the film.[69] On June 22, Linkin Park played a short set in Westwood Village after the premier of the movie.note-70] After completing work for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the band returned to the studio to finalize their album.[71]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On April 26, the band released an app for the iPhoneiPod Touch, and iPad, a game called 8-Bit Rebellion! It featured the band as playable characters, and a new song called "Blackbirds" which was unlockable by beating the game. The song was also later released as an iTunes bonus track on A Thousand Suns.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">A Thousand Suns was released on September 14. The album's first single, "The Catalyst", was released on August 2. The band promoted their new album by launching a concert tour, which started in Los Angeles on September 7.[72][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-73|ref-73" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-73][74] Linkin Park also relied on MySpace to promote their album, releasing two additional songs, "(Linkin Park_song)" and "Blackout" on September 8.Park_song)" and "Blackout" on September 8.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Shinoda-75][76][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-77|ref-77" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-77][78] Furthermore, a documentary about the album's production, titled Meeting of A Thousand Suns, was available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. On August 31, 2010, it was announced that the band would perform the single live for the first time at the Awards on September 12, 2010.[79] The venue of the debut live performance of the single was Griffith Observatory, an iconic location used in Hollywood movies.[80][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-81|ref-81" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-81][82] "Waiting for the End" was released as the second single of A Thousand Suns.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park reached No.8 in Billboard Social 50, a chart of the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites.[83] In other Billboard Year-End charts, the band reached No.92 in the "Top Artists" chart,[84] as well as A Thousand Suns reaching No.53 in the Year-End chart of the Billboard Top 200 albums[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-85|ref-85" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-85] and No.7 in the 2010 Year-End Rock Albums, and "The Catalyst" reaching No.40 in the Year-End Rock Songs chart.[86]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">The band was nominated for six Billboard Awards in 2011 for Top Duo or Group, Best Rock Album for A Thousand Suns, Top Rock Artist, Top Alternative Artist, Top Alternative Song for "Waiting for the End" and Top Alternative Album for A Thousand Suns, but did not win any award.[87] The band charted in numerous Billboard Year-End charts in 2011. The band was No.39 in the Top Artists Chart,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-88|ref-88" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-88] No.84 in the Billboard 200 Artists chart,[89] No.11 in the Social 50 Chart,[90] No.6 in the Top Rock Artists Chart,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-91|ref-91" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-91] No.9 in the Rock Songs Artists Chart,[92] No.16 in the Rock Albums Chart,[93] No.4 in the Hard Rock Albums Chart,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-94|ref-94" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-94] and No.7 in the Alternative Songs Chart.[95]</p>

Living Things and Recharged(2011-2013)

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In July 2011, Bennington told Rolling Stone that Linkin Park aims to produce a new album every eighteen
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months, and that he would be shocked if a new album did not come out in 2012. He later revealed in another interview in September 2011 that the band was still in the beginning phases of the next album, saying "We just kind of began. We like to keep the creative juices flowing, so we try to keep that going all the time ... we like the direction that we're going in."[96] Later, on March 28, 2012, Shinoda confirmed that the band is filming a music video for "(Linkin Park_song)".Park_song)".Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-97][98] Joe Hahn directed the video.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-99|ref-99" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-99] Shinoda spoke to Co.Create about the album's art, saying that it will "blow them [the fans] away ... the average person is not going to be able to look at it and go, I understand that that's completely new, like not just the image but the way they made the image is totally new. So there's going to be that."[100]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On April 15, 2012, Shinoda announced that Living Things would be the title of Linkin Park's fifth album.[101] Shinoda stated that they chose the title Living Things because the album is more about people, personal interactions, and it is far more personal than their previous albums.[102] The band promoted the album on the 2012 edition of the Honda Civic Tour, with co-headliners Incubus. The band performed "Burn It Down" at Awards. On May 24, the band released the music video for "Burn It Down" and debuted "Lies Greed Misery", another song from Living Things, on BBC Radio 1. "Powerless", the twelfth and closing track of the album, was featured in the closing credits of the film (film).[103]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Living Things sold over 220,000 copies during its debut week, ranking No. 1 on the US Albums Charts.[104] Linkin Park's single, "Castle of Glass", was nominated for 'Best Song in a Game' at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards. The band also performed at the award ceremony on December 7, but lost the award to "Cities" by Beck.note-105] Linkin Park also played at the Soundwave music festival in Australia, where they shared the stage with MetallicaParamoreSlayer and Sum 41.note-106]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On August 10, 2013, the band collaborated with American musician Steve Aoki to record the song "Comes" for Linkin Park's online puzzle-action game LP Recharge (short for Linkin Park Recharge), which was launched on Facebook and the official LP Recharge website on September 12, 2013. On the day of the game's release, Linkin Park made a post on their Facebook explaining that the song used to promote the game would be included on a new remix album, entitled Recharged, which was released on October 29, 2013 on CD, vinyl, and digital download. Similar to Reanimation, the album features remixes of ten of the songs from Living Things, with contributions from other artists, such as Ryu of Styles of Beyond, Pusha T, Datsik, KillSonik, Bun BMoney Mark, and Rick Rubin.[107][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-108|ref-108" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-108] The band also worked on the soundtrack for the filmMall, which was directed by Joe Hahn.[109]</p>

The Hunting Party(2013-2015)

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In an interview with Fuse, Shinoda confirmed that Linkin Park had begun recording their sixth studio album in
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May 2013.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-110|ref-110" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-110] The band released the first single from their upcoming album, titled, "Guilty All the Same" on March 6, 2014 through Shazam.note-111] The single was later released on the following day by Warner Bros. Records and debut at No. 28 on the US Billboard Rock Airplay charts before peaking at No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock charts in the following weeks.[112][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-113|ref-113" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-113] Shortly after the single's release, the band revealed their sixth album would be titled The Hunting Party. The album was produced by Shinoda and Delson, who wanted to explore musical elements from Hybrid Theory and the band's earlier material.[114] Shinoda commented the album is a "90s style of rock record." He elaborated, "It's a Rock record. It's loud and it's Rock, but not in the sense of what you've heard before, which is more like '90s Hardcore-Punk-Thrash.'[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-115|ref-115" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-115] The album includes musical contributions from RakimPage Hamilton of HelmetTom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, and Daron Malakian of Down.[116][117] The Hunting Party was released on June 13, 2014 in most countries, and later released in the United States on June 17.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-118|ref-118" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-118]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park performed at Download Festival on June 14, 2014, where they played their debut album, Hybrid Theory, in its entirety.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite_note-Linkin_Park_Headlines_2014_Download_Festival-17|Festival_17-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite_note-Linkin_Park_Headlines_2014_Download_Festival-17][119][120] Linkin Park headlined Park in 2014, along with MetallicaKings of Leon, and Iron Maiden.[121][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-122|ref-122" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-122] They also headlined with Iron Maiden again at the Greenfield Festival in July.[123]On June 22, Linkin Park made an unscheduled headline appearance at the Vans Warped Tour, where they played with members of IssuesPrada_(band)A Day To RememberYellowcardBreathe CarolinaFinch, and (rapper).[124] In January 2015, the band embarked on a tour to promote the release of The Hunting Party, consisting of 17 concerts across the United States and Canada. The tour was canceled after only three concerts when Bennington injured his ankle.[125][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-126|ref-126" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-126] On May 9, Linkin Park performed at the first edition of Rock in Rio USA, in direct support for Metallica.[127]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On November 9, 2014 MTV Europe named Linkin Park the "Best Rock" act of 2014 at their annual music awards ceremony.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-128|ref-128" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-128] The band won the 'Best Rock Band' and 'Best Live Act' titles of 2014 on Loudwire's Music Awards.[129] Revolver ranked The Hunting Party as the fourth best album of 2014.note-130]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park collaborated with Steve Aoki on the song "Darker Than Blood" for Aoki's album Neon Future II, which was released in May 2015.[131] The first preview of the song came during Aoki's performance on February 28, 2015 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois.note-132] The song was debuted on on April 13 and released on April 14.[133]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In an interview with AltWire on May 4, Shinoda reflected on The Hunting Party and commented on Linkin Park's future, stating; "I'm really happy with the reaction from The Hunting Party, and I think we're ready to move somewhere new on the next album, which will be coming [in 2016]".[134]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Blizzard Entertainment announced on October 20 that Linkin Park will be performing at the closing ceremony of Blizzcon 2015, Blizzard's video game convention.[135]</p>

Seventh Studio Album(2015-Present)

On November 25, 2015, Linkin Park updated their Facebook cover photo with a link to their website stating that they have started work on a new album.[136] </div>


<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On January 19, 2010, Linkin Park released a new song titled "song)" as part of a compilation from Music for Relief called Haiti in support of the Haiti Earthquake crisis. On February 10, 2010, Linkin Park released the official music video for the song on their homepage. The single itself was released on October 21, 2011.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">On January 11, 2011, an updated version of Download to Donate for Haiti was launched, called Haiti V2.0, with more songs to download. For the updated compilation, the band released Keaton Hashimoto's remix of "The Catalyst" from the "Linkin Park featuring YOU" contest.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-137|ref-137" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-137]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Shinoda designed two T-shirts, in which the proceeds will go to Music for Relief to help the victims of the tsunami disasters.[138][139] Music for Relief released Download to Donate: Tsunami Relief Japan, another compilation of songs, in which the proceeds will go to Save the Children.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-140|ref-140" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-140] The band released the song titled as "Issho Ni", meaning "we're in this together", on March 22, 2011 via Relief.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, Linkin Park played at Club Nokia during the "Music for Relief: Concert for the Philippines" in Los Angeles, California, and raised donations for victims. The show was broadcast on AXS TV on February 15. Other artists during the show included The OffspringBad ReligionHeart, and The Filharmonic.[141][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-142|ref-142" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-142]</p>

Musical Style and Influences

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Both Hybrid Theory and Meteora combine the alternative metal,note-allmusic1-10][143] nu metal,note-Popmatters-144][145][146] and rap rock[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-IGN-145|145-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-IGN-145]note-IGN-145]Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Allmusic-147] sound with influences and elements from hip hopalternative rock,[148] and electronica, utilizing programming and synthesizers. William Ruhlmann from AllMusic regarded it as "a Johnny-come-lately to an already overdone musical style,"note-149] whereas Rolling Stone described their song "Breaking the Habit" as "risky, beautiful art".[150]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In Minutes to Midnight the band experimented with their established sound and drew influences from a wider and more varied range of genres and styles, a process Los Angeles Times compares to a stage in U2's work.note-latimes-12] In it, only two of the songs feature rapping, and the majority of the album can be considered alternative rock.[151][152] NMEmagazine's Dan Silver criticized the band's approach, calling it the "sound of a band trying and failing to forge a new identity", and referring to the song "Hands Held High", a song about terrorist attacks and war, as "far and away the funniest thing you will hear all year".Park#cite_note-Silver-153]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">The vocal interplay between Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda plays as a major part within Linkin Park's music, with Bennington being the lead vocalist and Shinoda as therapping vocalist. On Linkin Park's third album, Minutes to Midnight, Shinoda sings lead vocals on "In Between", "Hands Held High", and on the B-side "No Roads Left". On numerous songs from band's fourth album, A Thousand Suns, such as the album's four singles ("The Catalyst", "(Linkin Park_song)", "Park_song)", "Wikipedia:Burning in the Skies", "Iridescent"), both Shinoda and Bennington sing. On most of the record's tracks, the band notably used electronic drumbeats along with outro drumbeats. The album has been regarded as a turning point in the band's musical career, having a stronger emphasis on electronica.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-reflectionsofdarkness1-154|154-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-reflectionsofdarkness1-154][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-killyourstereo1-155|ref-killyourstereo1_155-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-killyourstereo1-155] James Montgomery, of MTV, compared the record to Radiohead's Kid A,[156] while Jordy Kasko of Review, Rinse, Repeat likened the album to both Kid A and Pink Floyd's landmark album of the_Moon.the_Moon.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Jordy Kasko-157] Shinoda stated that he and the other band members were deeply influenced by Chuck D and Public Enemy. He elaborated: "Public Enemy were very three-dimensional with their records because although they seemed political, there was a whole lot of other stuff going on in there too. It made me think how three-dimensional I wanted our record to be without imitating them of course, and show where we were at creatively".[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-NME-158|ref-NME 158-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-NME-158] One of the record's political elements is its samples of notable speeches by American political figures.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-159|ref-159" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-159]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Their fifth album, album), is also an electronic-heavy album, but includes other influences, resulting in a harder sound by comparison.[160][161] The band returns to a heavier sound, compared to their last three albums, on (album), being described as an alternative metal and hard rock album.[162][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-163|ref-163" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-163]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park's influences include Nine Inch NailsDeftonesThe Roots and Aphex Twin.[164]</p>

Legacy and Influence

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park has sold more than 68 million records.[15] The group's first studio album Hybrid Theory is one of
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the United_States (10 million copies shipped) and worldwide (27 million copies sold).[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-165|ref-165" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-165] Billboard estimates that Linkin Park earned US$5 million between May 2011 and May 2012, making them the 40th-highest-paid musical artist.[166]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In 2003, MTV2 named Linkin Park the sixth-greatest band of the music video era and the third-best of the new millennium.note-Negri-3] Billboardranked Linkin Park No. 19 on the Best Artists of the Decade chart.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Artists Of The_Decade-4|The_Decade_4-1" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-Artists Of The_Decade-4] The band was recently voted as the greatest artist of '00s in a Bracket Madness poll on VH1.[5] In 2014, the band was declared as the Biggest Rock Band in the World Right Now by][7] In 2015 "Kerrang!", gave In the End and Final Masquerade the top two positions on Kerrang!'s rock 100 list.[167]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park became the first rock band to achieve more than one billion YouTube hits.Issue September_2012-168] Linkin Park also became the fifteenth most liked page on Facebook, tenth most liked artist after Beyoncé and most liked group followed by September_2012-168] Linkin Park also became the fifteenth most liked page on Facebook, tenth most liked artist after Beyoncé and most liked group followed by Wikipedia:Black Eyed Peas.[169] Linkin Park's "song)" is the third and "In The End" is the sixth "timeless song" on "Spotify". The two songs making Linkin Park the only artist to have two timeless songs in top ten.[170]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Hybrid Theory by the group is listed in the book Die, It was also ranked at #11 on BillboardHot 200 Albums of the Decade.[171] In addition the album was included in Best of 2001 by Record CollectorThe top 150 Albums of the Generation by Rock Sound and 50 BEST ROCK ALBUMS OF THE 2000'S byKerrang!. The album Meteora was included in Top 200 Albums of the Decade by Billboard at #36. The album sold 20 million copies worldwide. The collaborated EP Collision Course with Jay-Z, became the second ever EP to top the Billboard 200, going on to sell over 300,000 copies in its first week after Alice in ChainsJar of Flies in 1994. The album (Linkin Park_album) in the United States, the album had the biggest first week sales of 2007 at the time, with 625,000 albums sold.Park_album) in the United States, the album had the biggest first week sales of 2007 at the time, with 625,000 albums sold.Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-172] In Canada, the album sold over 50,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart. Worldwide, the album shipped over 3.3 million copies in its first four weeks of release.[173]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Several rock and non-rock artists have cited Linkin Park as an influence, including (band),[174] Bishop Nehru,[175] MisonoEvanescence,note-176] Josh Devine "drummer of"One Direction,[177] Horizon,[178] RedGirl on FireManafestSilentó,note-179] Tony Dougard,[180] 3oh!3,note-FANS-181] Hollywood Undead,note-FANS-181] The Prom Kings,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-FANS-181|181-2" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park#cite note-FANS-181] Kevin Rudolf,note-FANS-181] Tokio Hotelnote-FANS-181] and EmeryPrince William stated the band as his all-time favorite along with Coldplay.[182]</p>

Band Members

There are six members in American rock band Linkin ParkChester BenningtonMike ShinodaBrad Delson,
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Dave "Phoenix" Farrell,
Joe Hahn, and Rob Bourdon. Mark Wakefield was a member until he left the band in 1998 making way for Bennington. Apart from the brief departure of bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (who returned just after the release of Hybrid Theory), the band has had no changes in their line-up.

Current Members

  • Chester Bennington – lead vocals (1999–present)
  • Mike Shinoda – vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboard, piano (1996–present)
  • Brad Delson – lead guitar (1996–present); bass (1998–2000)
  • Dave Farrell – bass (1996–1998; 2000–present)
  • Joe Hahn – turntables, samples, synthesizer, keyboard, programming (1996–present)
  • Rob Bourdon – drums, percussion (1996–present)

Former Members

  • Mark Wakefield – lead vocals (1996–1998)

Touring Members

  • Kyle Christner – bass (1999)
  • Ian Hornbeck – bass (2000)
  • Scott Koziol – bass (2000)
  • Benjamin Chandler - lead guitars (2014–present)
  • Warren Willis - turntables, sampler, synthesizer, programming (2015)


<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">American rock band Linkin Park has released six studio albums, five live albums, two compilation albums,
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Linkin Park performing at the 2010 Sonisphere Festival

two remix albums, threesoundtrack albums, twelve video albums, twenty-one extended plays, thirty-one singles, sixteen promotional singles, and thirty-sixmusic videos. Linkin Park was formed in Agoura Hills, California in 1996 by Mike Shinoda (vocals and guitars), Brad Delson (guitar), and Rob Bourdon (drums). Joe Hahn and Dave Farrell were later recruited, and in 1999, Chester Bennington became a member.note-1][2]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park rose to international fame in 2000 with their debut album Hybrid Theory, which peaked at number two on the USBillboard 200. It was the seventh best-selling album of the 2000s,note-3] and certified Diamond in US and quadruple platinum in Europe.[4] The fourth single from the album, "In the End", peaked at the second spot on the Billboard Hot 100 (the highest of Linkin Park's career), and stayed on the chart for 38 weeks.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-US-singles-5|ref-US-singles 5-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite_note-US-singles-5] With first-week sales of 810,000,[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-6|5-0" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite_note-US-singles-5] With first-week sales of 810,000,Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-6] Linkin Park's second album Meteora(2003) entered the Billboard 200 at number one, becoming the third-best-selling album of the year.discography#cite_note-7]</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">In 2007, their third studio album, Minutes to Midnight, also debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200, selling 623,000 copies in its first week.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-8|ref-8" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite_note-8] A Thousand Suns (2010) became Linkin Park's third studio album to debut at the top of the Billboard 200, but its first-week sales were less than half of its predecessor—240,000 copies.note-9] album) followed in 2012, selling 223,000 copies in its first week and becoming the band's fourth studio album to debut at number-one.</p>

<p style="margin-top:0.5em;margin-bottom:0.5em;line-height:22.4px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal;">Linkin Park has sold over 68 million albums and 30 million singles worldwide,[10][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-11|ref-11" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-11] and 27,100,000 albums and 23,100,000 singles in the U.S. as of June 2014.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-12|ref-12" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-12] The band has produced eleven number-one singles on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart,discography#cite note-13][[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-14|ref-14" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-14]and is the second-ever act to have at least ten weeks with three or more tracks on that chart.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-15|ref-15" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite_note-15] Two of these singles, "Crawling" and "Numb/Encore", earned the band two Grammy Awards.note-16][17] Linkin Park Underground, the band's official fan club, annually releases EPs with rare tracks, demos, live recordings and remixes.[[Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite note-18|ref-18" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;font-size:11.2px;font-weight:normal;">Wikipedia:Linkin Park discography#cite_note-18]</p>


Studio Albums

  • Hybird Theory
  • Meteora
  • Minutes to Midnight
  • A Thousand Suns
  • Living Things
  • The Hunting Party

Live Albums

  1. Live in Texas
  2. Road to Revolution:  Live at Milton Keynes
  3. A Thousand Suns+
  4. Living Things+
  5. The Hunting Party:  Live from Mexico

Compilation Albums

  • A Decade Underground
  • Studio Collection 2000-2012

Remix Albums

  • Reanimation
  • Recharged

Soundtrack Albums

  1. Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen - The Score FEATURING STEVE JABLONSKY
  2. 8 Bit Rebellion
  3. Mall:  Music from the Motion Picture FEATURING ALEC PURO

Extended Plays

  • Hybird Theory
  • In the End:  Live and Rare
  • Collision Course FEATURING J-Z
  • iTunes Live from SoHo
  • Songs from the Underground
  • 2011 North American Tour
  • A Thousand Suns:  Puerta de Alcala
  • iTunes Festival:  London 2011
  • Stagelight Demos
LP Underground Extended Plays
  • Hybird Theory EP REISSUE
  • LP Underground V2.0
  • LP Underground V3.0
  • LP Underground 4.0
  • LP Underground 5.0
  • LP Underground 6
  • LP Underground 7
  • Mmm.....Sweet Cookies:  Hampsters Like Jewels from America
  • LP Underground 9:  Demos
  • LP Underground X:  Demos
  • LP Underground Eleven
  • LP Underground 12
  • LP Underground XIII
  • LP Underground XIV
  • LP Underground 15


As Lead Artist

  • One Step Closer
  • Crawling
  • Papercut
  • In the End
  • Pts. OF .Athrty
  • Somewhere I Belong
  • Faint
  • Numb
  • From the Inside
  • Break the Habit
  • Numb/Encore FEATURING JAY-Z
  • What I've Done
  • Bleed it Out
  • Shadow of the Day
  • Give Up
  • Leave Out All the Rest
  • New Divide
  • The Catalyst
  • Waiting for the End
  • Burning in the Skies
  • Iridecent
  • Not Alone
  • Burn it Down
  • Lost in the Echo
  • Powerless
  • Castle of Glass
  • A Light that Never Comes FEATURING STEVE AOKI
  • Guilty All the Same FEATURING RAKIM
  • Wastelands
  • Final Masquerade

As Featured Artist


Promotional Singles

  • With You
  • Points of Authority
  • Pushing me Away
  • The E ND
  • My<Dsmbr
  • H! Vltg3
  • Runnaway
  • Lying from You
  • No More Sorrow LIVE
  • Wretches and Kings
  • Blackout
  • Rolling in the Deep
  • Lies Greed Misery
  • White Nose
  • Devil's Drop
  • The Last Line
  • Final Masqurade ACOUSTIC
  • TooLeGit 2010 DEMO
  • Grudematch 2009 DEMO

Other Charted Songs

  • Dirt off Your Shoulder/Lying from You FEATURING JAY-Z
  • Hands Held High
  • No More Sorrow
  • Blackbirds
  • In My Remains
  • I'll Be Gone
  • Keys to the Kingdom

Other Appearances

  • One Step Closer EARLY MIX
  • My December
  • With You LIVE
  • Runnaway LIVE
  • One Step Closer
  • It's Goin' Down
  • My December LIVE
  • Nobody's Listening
  • Bleed it Out LIVE
  • Blackened EARLY MIX
  • Issho Ni
  • Irridecent
  • Blackout
  • Wretches REMIX
  • All for Nothing RADIO EDIT
  • Darker than Blood BASSJACKERS REMIX
  • Darker than Blood PANCI CITY REMIX
  • Darker than Blood DIRTY AUDIO REMIX
  • Darker than Blood JOSH MACIAS REMIX

Video Albums

  • Frat Party at the Pankake Festival
    • Normal
      • Intro
      • Papercut
      • Beginnings
      • Points of Authority
      • The Live Show
      • "Crawling" Video Shoot
      • Crawling
      • Touring
      • Cure for the Itch
      • The Band
      • One Step Closer
      • The Future
      • In the End
      • End
    • Special Features
      • Making of In the End Music Video
      • Crawling Live Music Video With Multiangles
      • Mark and Joe's Art Piece
      • Chester's Tattoos
      • Crawling Bryson Bluegrass Version ADUIO ONLY
      • High Voltage ADUIO ONLY
      • My December ADUIO ONLY
      • Weblink
  • The Making of Meteora
    • Intro
    • "Writing Session in the bus
    • Writing at home
    • The Wizard Song
    • Choosing a Producer
    • Rob's Protools Digial Recording Gear
    • Recording at NRG Recording Studios
    • Drums finished, Guitar recording Begins
    • Bass Recording
    • Ambassador Hotel Photo Shoot
    • One Month Until Decline
    • Time is Running Out
    • Mixing in NYC, Chester is ill cannot sing
    • Vocal Finished, Recording Complete
    • Meteora Description by the band members (The End)
  • Live in Texas
    • CD
      • Somewhere I Belong
      • Lying with You
      • Papercut
      • Points of Authority
      • Runnaway
      • Faint
      • From the Inside
      • P5hng Me A*wy
      • Numb
      • Crawling
      • In the End
      • One Step Closer
    • DVD
      • Don't Stay
      • Somewhere I Belong
      • Lying with You
      • Papercut
      • Points of Authority
      • Runnaway
      • Faint
      • From the Inside
      • Figure 0.9
      • With You
      • By Myself
      • P5hng Me A*wy
      • Numb
      • Crawling
      • In the End
      • A Place for my Head
      • One Step Closer
  • Breaking the Habit
    • Intro
    • Recording the Band
    • Animation at Japan
    • Joe Romaing in Japan
    • Communication Process
    • The Influence of the Song on the Fans
    • End Credits
    • Alternate Video Breaking the Habit
  • Collison Course
    • Normal
      • Dirt off your Shoulder/Lying from You
      • Big Pimpin'/Papercut
      • Jigga What/Faint
      • Numb/Encore
      • Izzo/In the End
      • Points of Authority/99 Problems/One Step Closer
    • Enchanted Content on the CD
      • Links to Bonus Content
      • Photos
    • DVD Track List
      • Intro
      • In the Studio
      • Jay-Z Arrives
      • Rehersal
      • Sound Check
      • Dirt off your Shoulder/Lying from You LIVE
      • Big Pimpin'/Papercut LIVE
      • Jigga What/Faint LIVE
      • Numb/Encore LIVE
      • Izzo/In the End LIVE
      • Point of Authority/99 Problems/One Step Closer LIVE
      • End Credits
        • Special Features
          • MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups
            • It's Goin' Down
            • Dirt off your Shoulder/Lying from You
            • Jigga What/Faint
            • Numb/Encore
            • Point of Authority/99 Problems/One Step Closer
          • Photo Gallery
          • 5.1 Surrounded Sound
  • The Making of Minutes to Midnight
    • INtro
    • Introduction of Rick Rubin as the Producer
    • Writing of the New Linkin Park Music
    • Introduction to The Mansion
    • Comparison Between The Mansion and NRG Recording Studios
    • Recording at The Mansion
    • Drum Recording at The Mansion and The Studio
    • Drums, Guitar, and Bass Recording
    • Elimination of Few Songs Recorded by Mike and Chester
    • Rewriting the Songs
    • Vocals by Chester and Return to NRG Studios
    • Production by Mike and Rick
    • Naming the Record
    • Minutes to Midnight Description by the Band Members
  • Road to Revolution:  Live at Milton Keynes
    • Normal
      • One Step Closer
      • From the Inside
      • No More Sorrow
      • Given Up
      • Lying from You
      • Hands Held High A CAPPELLA
      • Leave Out All the Rest
      • Numb
      • The Little Things Give YouAway
      • Breaking the Habit
      • Shadow of the Day
      • Crawling
      • In the End
      • Pushing me Away
      • What I've done
      • Numb/Encore FEATURING JAY-Z
      • Jigga What/Faint FEATURING JAY-Z
      • Bleed it Out
      • Road to Revolution
    • DVD Blue Ray Disc
      • One Step Closer
      • From the Inside
      • No More Sorrow
      • Wake
      • Given Up
      • Lying from You
      • Hands Held High A CAPPELLA
      • Leave Out All the Rest
      • Numb
      • The Little Things Give You Away
      • Breaking the Habit
      • Shadow of the Day
      • Crawling
      • In the End
      • Pushing Me Away PIANO VERSION
      • What I've done
      • Numb/Encore FEATURING JAY-Z
      • Jigga What/Faint FEATURING JAY-Z
      • Bleed it Out
    • Hidden Content
      • Somewhere I Belong
      • Papercut
      • Points of Authority
  • The Meeting of a Thousand Suns
    • Intro
    • All the Band Members
    • Rick Rubin
    • Recording Songs and Searching for Some New Music
    • Sampling fo rBlackout by Mike and Joe
    • Writing Lyrics and Recording Some Vocals
    • Listen to Violent Lullaby
    • Recording and LIstening to Various Songs
    • Talking About the Songs
    • Finding Music From Various Instruments
    • 4 Months Until Album Delivery Deadline
    • 3 Months Until Album Delivery Deadline
    • 2 Month sUntil Album Delivery Deadline
    • Climax and End Credits
  • A Thousand Suns+
    • DVD
      • The Requiem
      • Wretches and Kings
      • Papercut
      • New Divide
      • Faint
      • Empy Spaces/when They come for Me
      • Waiting for the End
      • Iridescent
      • Numb
      • The Radiance
      • Breaking the Habit
      • Shadow of the Day
      • Fallout
      • The Catlyst
      • The Messenger
      • In the End
      • What I've Done
      • Bleed it Out/A Place for My H ead
      • End Credits
    • CD
      • ​The Requiem
      • The Radiance
      • Burning in the Skies
      • Empty Spaces
      • When they Come for Me
      • Robot Boy
      • Jornada Del Mureto
      • Waiting for the End
      • Blackout
      • Wretches and Kings
      • Wisdom, Justice, and Love
      • Iridescent
      • Fallout
      • The Catalyst
      • The Messenger
  • Living Things+
    • DVD
      • INtro
      • NRG Recording Studios Los
      • HOlding Company
      • Roads Untraveled
      • One Forty
      • Buried At sea
      • Tinfoil
      • Battle Axe
      • Lost in the Echo
      • Victimized
      • Climax
  • The Hunting Party DVD
    • DVD
      • Intro
      • A Place for my Head
      • New Divide
      • Somewhere I Belong
      • Points of Authority
      • Lies Greed Misery
      • Lost in the Echo
      • What I've Done
      • Burn it Down
      • In the End
      • Bleed it Out
      • One Step Closer
    • CD
      • Keys to the Kingdom
      • All for Nothing
      • Guilty All the Same
      • The Summoning
      • War
      • Wastelands
      • Until It's Gone
      • Rebellion
      • Mark the Graves
      • Drawbar
      • Final Masquerade
      • The Line in the Sand

Music Videos

  • One Step Closer
  • Crawling
  • Papercut
  • In the End
  • Points of Authority
  • Opening
  • Pts.OF.Athrty MTV VERSION
  • Enth E Nd
  • Chali
  • FRGT/10
  • P5hng Me A*wy
  • Plc.4 Mie Haed
  • X-Ecutioner Style
  • H! Vltg3
  • Riff Raff
  • With>You
  • Ntr/Msse
  • Ppr:Kut
  • Rnw@y
  • My<Dsmbr
  • Stef
  • By_Myslf
  • Kyur4 Th Ich
  • 1Stp Klosr
  • Somewhere I Belong
  • Faint
  • Numb
  • From the Inside
  • Breaking the Habit ANIMATED VERSION
  • Breaking the Habit 5.28.04, 3:27 P.M. VERSION
  • Lying from You
  • Numb/Encore
  • What I've Done
  • Bleed it Out
  • Shadow of the Day
  • Given Up
  • We Made It
  • Leave Out All the Rest
  • New Divide
  • Not Alone
  • Blackbirds
  • The Catalyst
  • Waiting for the End
  • Burning in the Skies
  • Iridecent
  • Burn it Down
  • Powerless
  • Lost in the Echo
  • Castle of Glass
  • A Light That Never Comes
  • A Light That Never Comes VICETONE REMIX
  • A Light That Never Comes COONE REMIX
  • Guilty All the Same
  • Until It's Gone
  • Wastelands
  • Final Masquerade
  • White Noise
  • Devil's Drop
  • The Last Line
  • Darker than Blood

Lyrics Videos

  • The Catalyst
  • Waiting for the End
  • Blackout
  • Burning in the Skies
  • Burn it Down
  • Lies Greed Misery
  • Lost in the Echo
  • A Light that Never Comes
  • Guilty All the Same
  • Until It's Gone
  • Wasteland
  • Rebellion
  • Final Masquerade
  • Darker than Blood

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