Linkin Park released their ‘Carpool Karaoke’ episode on Thursday. The band posted the clip on their Facebook page, which was taped along late band’s frontman Chester Bennington days before his suicide.
The band is encouraging fans to donate to the ‘One More Light Fund’ to honor Bennington and bring awareness over suicide.
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Linkin Park‘s anticipated ‘Carpool Karaoke‘ episode hosted by actor Ken Jeong landed on Thursday. The band shared the 24-minute clip with fans via their Facebook page saying it was doing so with the blessing of his family.
The clip was filmed on July 14th, just days before the late Linkin Park frontman committed suicide on July 20th.The clip opens with actor Jeong joking that he wanted to join the group, which will eventually be named according to him “Lin-Ken Park.” “We’ll see [if you can join the band],” Bennington said.
“It feels like a band already. We’re already fighting,” Jeong said.
The group goofs around while they sing some of the band’s favorite jams including Outkast’s ‘Hey Ya,’ Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge,’ Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing.’
The episode begins with an encore of ‘Numb.’ And later on they also jammed to some of their own classics including ‘In the End,’ and ‘Talking to Myself.’ Talinda Bentley, Chester Bennington’s wife, shared the ‘Carpool Karaoke’ episode on her Twitter account with the hashtags #MakeChesterProud and #F**ckDepression.
The Apple Music ‘Carpool Karaoke’ episode ends with a link to the One More Light Fund, which the band established to honor Bennington.
The band is joining forces to get back up
As for Linkin Park, things are starting to go back to normal after their vocalist tragically passed away. Earlier this week, the band shared a group photo via social media during their first rehearsal since the death of Chester Bennington.
As previously announced, Linkin Park will honor Chester Bennington’s memory later this month with a tribute concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
The event will bring together musical personalities including Korn, System of a Down, Blink-182, Bring Me The Horizon, Avenged Sevenfold and others. According to reports, At the event, Linkin Park’s members will perform alongside members of these other bands.
The tribute concert for the late singer is expected to take place on October 27 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.