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Linkin Park

Formed: 1996 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Joseph Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington, Brad Delson, Rob Bourdon, Dave "Phoenix" Fa..., Joe Hahn
Biography: Although rooted in alternative metal, Linkin Park became one of the most successful acts of the 2000s by welcoming elements of hip-hop, modern rock, and atmospheric electronica into their music. The band's rise was indebted to the aggressive rap-rock movement made popular by the likes of Korn and Limp ...Read full biography
Hybrid Theory
Released: 2000
Label: Warner Bros.
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Linkin Park originally called itself Hybrid Theory and has retained that phrase for the title of its debut album. The "hybrid" in question is one of rap and metal. The guitars and drums lock into standard ...Read full review
Living Things
Released: 2012
Label: Warner Bros.
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Linkin Park got pretty moody on 2010's A Thousand Suns, settling into a sulky electronica groove that pretty much screamed "growing pains" to anybody who listened closely. On its 2012 sequel, Living Things, ...Read full review