Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

Friends And Former Bandmates Of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Recall His Final Months


Friends, former bandmates and more of late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington recall their exchanges with the singer in his final months in a new feature penned by It is revealed in the piece that Bennington had suffered a relapse last year with a drinking binge that occurred in August and that he had been known to have been drinking again as recently as October. Bennington had battled addiction issues and depression for much of his adult life.

While it is currently unclear if it had any role in his decision to commit suicide on July 20th, police reports did make mention of a half consumed bottle of alcohol being found in Bennington‘s residence upon the time of his death. Though various friends, musicians and more share tales of their time with Chester, his widow Talinda as well as his Linkin Park bandmates declined to be interviewed for the story. You can read the whole thing over at

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