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Linkin Park Will Live Stream Chester Bennington Tribute Concert

By Scott T. Sterling Linkin Park fans around the world will now be able to take part in next week’s Chester Bennington tribute concert. Related: Linkin Park Fans Create Message of Support Ahead of Chester Bennington Tribute
Linkin Park & Friends Celebrate Life In Honor of Chester Bennington will stream live free of charge exclusively on YouTube Friday, October 27th at 7:45 p.m. PT. Among the artists joining Linkin Park for the show include Blink-182, Machine Gun Kelly, Jonathan Davis from Korn, Kiiara, Zedd, members of No Doubt, System Of A Down, Yellowcard, Avenged Sevenfold, and many other surprises. This historic concert celebration will be the first time Linkin Park performs on stage together since Bennington’s death on July 20.

Linkin Park Fans Create Message of Support Ahead of Chester Bennington Tribute

By Scott T. Sterling While Linkin Park prepares for a massive celebration of Chester Bennington at the Hollywood Bowl next week, a fan has compiled a special video message of support for the band. Related: Watch Linkin Park’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ with Chester Bennington  Linkin Park “soldier” Jane Kalinina crafted the clip, utilizing images of fellow fans from around the world holding signs of support. “50+ soldiers coming together to send Linkin Park a supportive and loving message before their show on October 27th,” Kalinina wrote on YouTube. “Please share this video so hopefully the guys can see it and help them feel better.” “This video is amazing! They will do great!” wrote Bennington’s widow Talinda, retweeting the clip. “I am so grateful for the LP fan base,” Mike Shinoda wrote in a retweet. “Love you guys.” Watch the heartfelt and emotional clip below.

Britney Spears Gets Cozy With Model Boyfriend

By Robyn Collins Britney Spears took to social media last night (Oct. 17) with a public display of affection for boyfriend Sam Asghari. Related: Britney Spears Thanks Las Vegas First Responders Spears shared a video montage featuring herself and her man dancing in silhouette, kissing by a pool and having fun with snapchat filters. “C L A S S I C M O O D with @samasghari #mylove,” she wrote. The couple met on the set of Spears’ “Slumber Party” music video. Check out the post below.

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Ed Sheeran Breaks Arm in Bike Accident

By Jon Wiederhorn Ed Sheeran has seriously injured his arm (the BBC reports it is broken) and will likely delay dates on his upcoming tour. Related: Ed Sheeran Shares Live ‘Shape of You’ Performance “I’ve had a bit of a bicycle accident,” he posted on social media along with a picture of his right arm in a cast almost from fist to elbow. “I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news.” Sheeran was scheduled to launch a tour of the Far East October 22 in Taipei. See his post below.

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John Mayer Shows Off ‘Big Lebowski’ Dude Chain

By Scott T. Sterling John Mayer is proving that turning 40 doesn’t have to be cause for anxiety, especially when you can afford to splurge on extravagant gifts as an act of self-care. For Mayer, that gift is a diamond-encrusted chain necklace featuring a likeness of Jeff Bridges’ character “The Dude” from 1998 cinema classic, The Big Lebowski. Related: John Mayer Speaks Out on Gun Control After Las Vegas Concert Shooting  The guitar hero showed off his eye-popping new piece on Instagram. “If you’re asking me if I had Ben Baller make me a diamond encrusted chain bearing a likeness of The Dude for my 40th birthday, then I guess my answer would have to be you’re damn right I did,” Mayer said in the caption, referencing the jeweler to the stars responsible for the piece. “Anxiety and worry is canceled this week.” Baller also posted a couple of shots of the piece before shipping it off to Mayer. John Mayer turns 40 on Oct. 16, so there’s still time to get him a gift, although it will surely pale in comparison to the one he got for himself. Check out the photos below.

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P!nk Sings Fall-Themed #Hashtag Songs On ‘Fallon’

By Robyn Collins P!nk sang some seasonal tunes during her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night (Oct. 12). The singer lent her vocal prowess to popular songs, with alternate lyrics that made them fall-themed. Related: P!nk Joins Guns N’ Roses for ‘Patience’ Starting off with lyrics set to Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know,” the mother of two emphatically sang, “Fall is here to remind you/ of the allergies you thought went away/ fall don’t care if it’s colder/ cause you’ve got to breathe that autumn air /ah-ah-choo, blow your nose.” Next, she sang “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” with the lyrics: “Ain’t no blower strong enough/ ain’t no rake sturdy enough/ Ain’t no trash bag big enough/ to keep me from jumping in leaves, babe.” P!nk took on the Police, Garth Brooks, Eurythmics, Cardi B, and the Steve Miller Band. She even gleefully spoofed herself, singing, “Just give me fall season/ Just a little bit of fun/ Just a second to enjoy this weather/ Before it’s winter time again.” Check out the bit below.

Imagine Dragons Debut Wet & Wild ‘Whatever It Takes’ Video

By Scott T. Sterling After much social media teasing, Imagine Dragons have revealed the band’s latest music video, “Whatever It Takes.” Related: Imagine Dragons Jam with Kids at Arizona Hospital
The Matt Eastin & Aaron Hymes directed video was filmed in their hometown of Las Vegas at the Bellagio Resort & Casino on the stage of “O” by Cirque du Soleil and also features performers from that show. The aquatic clip features frontman Dan Reynolds spending considerable time underwater, as well as the band jamming through a torrential downpour. The video takes an unexpected turn towards the end for quite the fiery finale. See how it all goes down below.

Watch Linkin Park’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ with Chester Bennington

By Scott T. Sterling Linkin Park has shared the band’s episode of Carpool Karaoke, recorded before the tragic death of singer Chester Bennington. Related: Wiz Khalifa Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington  “With the blessings of Chester’s family and his bandmates, we share this episode, and dedicate it to the memory of Chester,” reads a message posted onscreen before the clip begins. The video kicks off with Bennington, Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn along with actor Ken Jeong in a car getting ready to embark on their musical ride. What follows is a fun and funny journey as the group sings along to favorites from Linkin Park (naturally), Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more. The episode takes things to “the next level,” as Jeong puts it, with an unexpected surprise for the last segment of the clip. See for yourself below.

Linkin Park Post Photo of Rehearasal for Chester Bennington Tribute

By Jon Wiederhorn The members of Linkin Park are dealing with loss by getting back to doing what they love — even though the two are inextricably intertwined. Related: Linkin Park Will Release ‘Carpool Karaoke’ with Chester Bennington Bassist Dave “Phoenix” Farrell has posted a photo of the band back together in a room and practicing for the first time since vocalist Chester Bennington was found dead in his California home on July 20 after taking his own life. “Home from the #dunhilllinks and back to ‘work!’ Good to be back with the guys,” Farrell captioned the shot. Linkin Park are getting ready for a tribute concert for Bennington that will take place October 27 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Members of Blink 182, Bring Me The Horizon, System Of A Down, Korn and others will perform at the event.

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