Chester Bennington dead: Linkin Park band members start suicide-prevention website following frontman's death

The nu-metal pioneer was found dead in his home last Thursday (20 July)

Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 24 July 2017 13:18 BST
Chester Bennington performing stripped back version of Crawling will send shivers down your spine

Linkin Park band members have set up a suicide-prevention website in honour of frontman Chester Bennington who was found dead last Thursday (20 July).

The new site has been designed as a place where fans can go to pay tribute to the singer as well as a hub to seek help should someone need it. writes, “In case you or someone you know needs support, here are some resources.“ The web page goes on to list contact numbers and links to other other suicide prevention websites.

Bennington was found dead at his home in Los Angeles last week - the county coroner ruled his death suicide by hanging.

It was revealed that the 41-year-old singer - one of the leading pioneers of the nu-metal genre - died on the 53rd birthday of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, his close friend who also died by suicide in May - something that prevention experts believe may bear some importance.

*For confidential support on mental health call Samaritans free from any phone, at any time, on 116 123 (UK & RoI) or email In the US call 1-800-273-TALK or chat online.

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