Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Details Solo North American Tour for the Fall

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Details Solo North American Tour for the Fall

In mid-June, MC/songwriter Mike Shinoda released his solo album, Post Traumatic, as a means of musical catharsis after the tumultuous year before that saw his longtime Linkin Park band mate/friend Chester Bennington pass away. To promote that album, Shinoda performed a handful of live shows — and that’s continued in the time since the album’s […]

One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. A year later, it’s quite apparent just how much a hole his passing left in the rock community. From live tributes from colleagues and friends to […]

Mike Shinoda’s ‘Post Traumatic’ Album is Exactly the Musical Catharsis He – and Linkin Park Fans – Need Right Now (Review)

Mike Shinoda’s ‘Post Traumatic’ Album is Exactly the Musical Catharsis He – and Linkin Park Fans – Need Right Now (Review)

Music has a special power to be cathartic. For years, Linkin Park (fronted by Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington) amassed a global fan base of extremely dedicated listeners, the band’s profile seeming to grow larger with each release, their music and Bennington’s presence appealing to fans’ inner frustrations and personal struggles in an affecting way. […]

Mike Shinoda Premieres ‘Running From My Shadow,’ from Solo LP Out 6/15

Mike Shinoda Premieres ‘Running From My Shadow,’ from Solo LP Out 6/15

On June 15, Linkin Park vocalist/songwriter Mike Shinoda will release his first full solo album, Post Traumatic — and he’s now premiered another song from the collection. Titled “Running From My Shadow,” the engaging song featuring a guest spot from Grandson. Watch the music video below: Shinoda has been promoting this new material over the past […]

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Premieres New Single ‘Crossing a Line,’ Solo LP Due 6/15

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Premieres New Single ‘Crossing a Line,’ Solo LP Due 6/15

In the time since the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington in July 2017, the band’s co-vocalist and creative source Mike Shinoda has been at work. After spearheading and leading a wonderful, touching tribute concert to Bennington at the Hollywood Bowl in late October, Shinoda premiered a four-track EP titled Post Traumatic — and on […]

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