10 May Chester Bennington
Dead: 20 July 2017
In: Palos Verdes Estates
He was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.
He was best known as the lead vocalist for Linkin Park.
He was also lead vocalist for the bands Dead by Sunrise, Grey Daze, and Stone Temple Pilots. Bennington is widely regarded as one of the top rock musicians of the 2000s.
Hit Parader magazine placed him at number 46 on their list of the "100 Metal Vocalists of All Time".
Bennington first gained prominence as a vocalist following the release of Linkin Park's debut album, Hybrid Theory, in 2000, which became a commercial success.
The album was certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America in 2005, making it the best-selling debut album of the decade, as well as one of the few albums ever to hit that many sales.