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Chester Bennington

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Chester Charles Bennington was born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Susan Elaine (Johnson), a nurse, and Lee Russell Bennington, a police detective. His parents divorced when he was 11 years old. He has two half sisters and a half brother. He attended Centennial High School at the beginning of his freshman year. Then he went to Greenway High School where he started his first band, Grey Daze. He graduated from Washington High School in 1994.

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Chester Bennington Left Money to Make Sure 6 Kids Stay Close

Chester Bennington
I Want My Kids to Stay Close ... Left $$$ to Make Sure of It

Chester Bennington was all about his modern family -- 6 children from 3 relationships -- and made provisions in his will to make sure they remained tight after he was gone. According to Chester's… READ MORE >

Chester Bennington's Carpool Karaoke Episode Airs

Chester Bennington
Carpool Karaoke Episode Airs With Family's Blessing

Chester Bennington was in good spirits, and singing his heart out less than a week before his death ... as seen in the Linkin Park Carpool Karaoke episode that just aired. James Corden and the… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Tom Petty Honored by Warner Bros. Records

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Honored by Warner Bros. Records

Tom Petty is gracing a building that was his musical home for many years. The folks at Warner Bros. Records just rolled out a larger than life mural of the singer, who passed Monday night. Tom… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Chester Bennington's Widow Posts Video of Him  in Great Mood with Family 36 Hours Before Suicide

Chester Bennington
Widow Posts Vid of Him with Fam ... Great Mood 36 Hours Before Suicide

Chester Bennington appeared happy and engaged with his own family less than 2 days before his hanging suicide ... based on a video his widow shared. Talinda Bennington posted a video of Chester… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Steve Aoki's Tribute For Chester Bennington Is Therapy

Steve Aoki
My Tribute To Chester Bennington Is Therapy

Steve Aoki is still coping with the tragic loss of his pal and Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington, and he's doing it through music. Aoki just released "Darker Than The Light That… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Chester Bennington's Family Taking Steps to Prevent Copycat Suicide

Chester Bennington
Taking Steps to Prevent Copycat Suicide

Chester Bennington's suicide will not be used as inspiration for would-be copycats if his family has anything to say about it ... 'cause they're putting together a plan to stop that. Sources close… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
JAY-Z Honors Chester Bennington at UK Concert

JAY-Z
Light it Up for Chester Bennington!!!

JAY-Z paid homage to the late Chester Bennington Saturday by performing "Numb" at a UK concert. JAY and Linkin Park have history ... they re-did the band's hit "Numb" back in 2004, so the mogul… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Chester Bennington Funeral Memorabilia Removed from eBay

Chester Bennington
Memorial Items Yanked from eBay

Chester Bennington's inner circle was not about to let someone profit off his funeral ... so they stepped up and helped stop the person trying to sell his memorial items. Sources close to Chester… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Is Getting By After Chester's Death With A Hand From His Wife

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda
Getting By After Chester's Death With A Hand From His Wife

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda is trying to get back to a normal life after his bandmate Chester Bennington's death nearly two weeks ago. Shinoda and his wife, Anna, held hands Wednesday as they… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
Chester Bennington's Death Certificate, Suicide by Hanging with a Belt

Chester Bennington
Death Certificate Confirms Hanging with Belt

Chester Bennington's death certificate confirms the details we knew ... that the 41-year-old singer committed suicide with a belt. According to the doc, obtained by TMZ, the Linkin Park singer… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
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