These Pakistanis Are Absolutely Heartbroken At The Death Of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

By Sarah Babar | 21 Jul, 2017

Remember all the times you had a fight with your parents and you slammed your room’s door shut and turned up your music’s volume to the max? So they could hear the words you were listening to and got the point that you don’t want to have anything to do with them for the next few hours?

You are basically all of us. The children of the 90’s, who grew up listening to and rebelling to Linkin Park songs. It was a measure of being cool, it was a standard of being accepted; you’d have to be able to belt out all of at least one Linkin Park song. And there, you’d automatically be cool. I remember I had this poster of Chester Bennington that I’d put up inside my cupboard, so no one could see, but I’d go stand in front of it for hours, on end, pretending I was performing on stage with him, and screaming till my lungs gave in.

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All the memories for 90’s children and angst ridden music fans are tinged with sadness ad Chris Bennington’s death became known

Earlier today, Chester hung himself. Why? Depression. We overlook a mental illness for so long, till it tears out of our souls and screams in our faces, and by then, it’s too late.

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Today was also Chester’s best friend, Chris Cornell’s birthday

Chris passed away 2 months ago, in May. Chester laid him to rest and sang Hallelujah on his birthday. They’d been known to be extremely close for a really long time and were always there for each other in times of need.

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Everyone around the world is heartbroken and…simply can’t believe this loss

 

These Pakistani fans are heartbroken at the news of the death of one of their music icons

 

They remembered their childhood and the music they loved

 

Linkin Park was an outlet for so many teenagers

 

Many fans are trying to find clues in his life to see if Chester was showing any signs of depression before his suicide

 

This really old tweet about his interest in playing in Pakistan also resurfaced

 

Rest in peace, Chester

 

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Cover image via: nrc.nl

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