Chester Bennington

Chester Charles Bennington was born in Phoenix, Arizona, March 20, 1976. He is an American singer and song writer of the Linkin Park. Bennington become a lead vocalist with Linkin Park's debut album, Hybrid Theory, in 2000 that was a great success. It was certified Diamond by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) in 2005. The next albums, Reanimation, Meteora, Minutes to Midnight, and A Thousand Suns, released in 2002, 2003, 2007, and 2010 certainly made this band gets its greatness.
Bennington attended the Ironwood High School and Centennial High School. He likes music since he was young, Depeche Mode and Stone Temple Pilots as his inspirations.
He worked at a Burger King restaurant before starting his career in Linkin Park. Bennington was a vocalist in Grey Daze, a grunge band from Phoenix till 1998. And finally Jeff Blue, the A&R Zomba Music's vice president in Los Angeles offered him an audition with the future members of Linkin Park. He quit his job and invited his family to California, a place where he had a success with Linkin Park.

Background Information :

Birth Name   : Chester Charles Bennington
Born               : March 20, 1976
Origin            : Phoenix, Arizona
Instruments  : Vocals, keyboard, guitar, drum
Genre             : Nu metal, alternative rock, alternative metal, alternative hip hop, hard rock, rap rock, rap metal, electronic rock, post-grunge
Endorsement : Warner Bros, Audio-technica mics, Ve cel clothing
Website         : www.cbennington.com
Twitter            : @ChesterBe



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