An episode of Carpool Karaoke starring Linkin Park – recorded lower than every week earlier than lead singer Chester Bennington killed himself – has been launched.
The 23-minute episode is being streamed for free on Facebook with the permission of Bennington’s household.
It was filmed for Apple Music on 14 July this 12 months – six days earlier than his body was found at a private home in LA County on 20 July.
The coroner dominated that Bennington, 41, had apparently hanged himself.
The episode sees Bennington, together with band mates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn, driving round Los Angeles with US comic Ken Jeong and singing alongside to their hits, together with Numb, In The Finish and Speaking To Myself.
It additionally sees a smiling Bennington take part with renditions of songs by Aerosmith, Crimson Scorching Chilli Peppers and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The singer jokes with Jeong that the comic ought to “be part of the band”, saying: “Lastly we’ve got some management!”
He additionally revealed a love for Dungeons and Dragons, and that his trademark scream was created early on within the band’s profession.
“It is a humorous factor,” he mentioned. “We had been within the studio and dealing on a music and Mike was identical to, ‘Do you suppose you might scream this factor?’ Then he was like, are you able to simply do this on a regular basis, perpetually, on each music?
“I used to be like, yeah, I suppose!”
At the beginning of the episode, a display screen reads: “With the blessing of Chester’s household and his bandmates, we share this episode and dedicate it to the reminiscence of Chester.”
Earlier this month, the band revealed they were back in rehearsals for the primary time since Bennington’s dying.
Bass participant Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell posted an image on Instagram, including: “Dwelling from the #dunhilllinks and again to “work!” Good to be again with the fellows.”
The band had been practising forward of a particular tribute gig to Bennington at LA’s Hollywood Bowl on 27 October, the place they are going to be joined by the likes of Blink 182 and Korn.
The complete episode of Carpool Karaoke will be streamed on Linkin Park’s Facebook page.
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