In 1976 in Phoenix Arizona, the future lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington was born. Most people know at this point that Chester has passed and one of his tourmates, Jared Leto used a new technology to present his heartfelt tribute to the late Linkin Park singer at The MTV Video Music Awards. The segment received positive feedback on social media. Leto shared that Chester was a friend who wore his heart on his sleeve while working relentlessly and while pursuing his dreams remained kind and caring. Leto’s band, 30 Seconds to Mars just released their new single, Walk On Water, which was their first in four years.
Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic ALT section, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, and can now be heard 6-9am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff at 88.7 The Pulse.