Linkin Park, From the inside

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In Music
  • Birth of Chester Charles Bennington

    Birth of Chester Charles Bennington
    Chester was born in phoenix Arizona to a nurse and police man.
    vist phoenix
    website of Phoenix
  • Chester was sexually abused

    Chester was sexually abused
    Chester was sexually abusded by a male friend when he was seven and continuted until he was about thirteen. To comfort himself he got into poetry and song writing. Chester says in his interveiws, "I was scared to tell anyone about this,I didn't want them to think I was gay or lying."
  • Chesters parents divorce

    Chesters parents divorce
    Chester was eleven when his parents got a divorce, his dad had full rights of him at this time and he didn't take it easliy. To cope he started to get into drug abude with marijuana, alcohol and cocaine.
  • Chester moved in with his mother

    Chester moved in with his mother
    At age seventeen Chester moved in with his mother, she had hepled him cope with his drug abuse and that helped him get more serious with his music . Although he had trouble findind a band he was able to sing in.
  • Grey Daze

    Grey Daze
    Chester's first band was Grey Daze he was about eighteen, Chester was in the band for about a year but the band had trouble signing on record deals. When he left he had trouble findind another and had almost lost hope for his music.
  • First interview with "xero"

    First interview with "xero"
    www.linkinpark.com
    After nearly quitting his musical career altogether, Jeff Blue, the vice president of A&R at Zomba Music in Los Angeles, offered Bennington an audition with the future members of Linkin Park. He made it into the band and helped cahnge the name to Linkin Park.
  • Got married to his first wife

    Got married to his first wife
    Chester got married to his first wife at age twenty, her name is Samantha Bennington. They were married until 2005 and had one kid together.
  • 9/11

    9/11
    http://www.nyctrip.com/Pages/Index.aspx?PageID=1354&gclid=CJWp2O7Em7UCFQKoPAoddTkAXw Memorial website
    9/11 could have influenced Chester and the band Linkin Park with alot of their songs. This event had a huge impact on a lot of Americans.
  • The war in Afghanistan

    The war in Afghanistan
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan_(2001–present) This war could have influenced Chester and Linkin part on their songs because its one of the longest lasting wars and a big part of our recent history.
  • Music video of from the inside

    Music video of from the inside
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLHpvjrFpe0
    Music video of Linkin Park for the song From the inside in the album Meteora.
  • Chester got married to his second wife

    Chester got married to his second wife
    Chester got married to his second wife in 2005 really close after his divorce with his first wife, Samantha. Her name is Talinda Bennington, they have been married ever since and have one kid together.
  • Period: to

    Time span before the ablum Meteora, by Linkin Park

    Before the song, From the Inside came into this world, Chester was developing himself into one of the greatest artists and role models of alternative music.