Linkin Park's Carpool Karaoke episode featuring Chester Bennington gets a release date

The episode will be available for free on Facebook

Jack Shepherd
Friday 06 October 2017 10:47 BST
Linkin Park on Carpool Karaoke
Linkin Park on Carpool Karaoke (Apple)

Before Linkin Park’s lead singer Chester Bennington died earlier this year, the band recorded an episode Carpool Karaoke.

Following the tragic incident, James Corden said the episode would not air unless approved by the musician’s family.

Linkin Park has now announced that the episode will broadcast next week, on Thursday, 12 October, appearing on Apple TV and being streamed for free on Facebook.

Ken Jeong — best known for appearing in The Hangover movies and the TV series Community — appears alongside the band.

Cordon previously said of the episode: "We will approach it in whichever manner his family or the people that were involved in that episode, however they would like it to be handled. We consider it not our decision to make.

"We will navigate it as delicately as possible and just adhere to whatever wishes they would want because I don't think there's any other way we could deal with it. It's a tragedy.”

Bennington was found dead in his Los Angeles home, aged 41. Following his death, Bennington's band mates created a suicide prevention website where fans can leave their own tributes as well as seek advice should they need it.

For confidential support on mental health call Samaritans free from any phone, at any time, on 116 123 (UK & RoI) or email

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