Linkin Park releases Carpool Karaoke episode in memory of Chester Bennington

13 October, 2017, 21:20 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Ken Jeong hosted Carpool Karaoke with Linkin Park band members a week before Chester Bennington's death

- Screengrab from FacebookLOS ANGELES, Oct 13 - It will be a bittersweet moment for fans, but nearly three months after the death of singer Chester Bennington, Linkin Park have shared the episode of Carpool Karaoke they filmed with actor Ken Jeong in July.

Bennington and bandmates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn join the segment's host, former "Dr. Ken" star Ken Jeong.

The episode was filmed on July 14, just days before Bennigton's death.

Sat in the driver's seat, Bennington challenges Jeong to prove himself as a worthy addition to the rock band.

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A script at the beginning of the video says: "With the blessing of Chester's family and his bandmates, we share this episode and dedicate it to the memory of Chester".

It's a fun 20 minutes of radio singing, with Bennington mentioning at one point, "This is probably the greatest day of my life".

As well as Linkin Park classics like "Numb" and "In The End", not to mention their newer single "Talking To Myself", the group sang along to Outkast's "Hey Ya" and Red Hot Chili Peppers" "Under the Bridge'.

The 41-year-old was found dead at his home in Palos Verdes, LA, on 20 July. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Music for Relief's One More Light fund, a charity established in the wake of Bennington's tragic passing.

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