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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Musician Chester Bennington performs with the Hellcat Saints at the 2016 Rhonda's Kiss Benifit honoring Johnny Depp at El Rey Theatre on November 3, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Linkin Park has again offered fans some special gratitude for their support in the wake of frontman Chester Bennington‘s suicide death on July 20.

The group has released a new video online featuring a montage of the many memorials to Bennington from around the world, set to the title track of its latest album, “One More Light.” In a caption, the group says, “Thank you to our fans from around the world for your outpouring of love and support.”

Linkin Park has said it plans to stage its own memorial in Los Angeles sometime soon but has not announced any details.

…Meanwhile, Bennington’s widow Talinda has posted a photo on social media showing the broadly smiling singer hanging out with his family on vacation in Arizona, just a few days before his death. Her caption reads, “This was days b4 my husband took his own life. Suicidal thoughts were there, but you’d never know. #f**kdepression.”


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