The Linkin Park singer died on Thursday of an apparent suicide.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on July 20, 2017, at 5:07 p.m. ET
Linkin Park, circa 2000.
Bennington onstage at the Fillmore in San Francisco in 2001.
Bennington performs at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California, in 2001.
A concert in Chiba, Japan, on July 7, 2007.
Linkin Park in concert on April 16, 2001.
Linkin Park show off their hit record, Hybrid Theory, in Las Vegas, on Feb. 2, 2001.
Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit and Bennington on May 3, 2003.
Bennington chats with Alan Garcia, 9 (left), and Chris Ireland, 16 (right), before a benefit concert at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, organized by a group of seventh-grade students from Mirman Middle School.
Cpl. Casey Reefer and Cpl. Oscar Castaneda of the US Marines pose for a picture with Bennington on Dec. 5, 2003. The Marines were invited to meet the band backstage, minutes before Linkin Park were due to perform.
Bennington talks to a young Thai girl on Feb. 2, 2005. The girl lost her mother in the tsunami on Thailand's Kamala Beach on Dec. 26, 2004. Linkin Park donated $100,000 as part of an effort to help survivors.
Bennington jokes with reporters after landing in Bangkok on Feb. 3, 2005.
Linkin Park singers Bennington and Mike Shinoda rehearse for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York on Sept. 2, 2001.
Linkin Park accept their award for Modern Rock Artist of the Year at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Dec. 4, 2001.
Joe Hahn and Bennington of Linkin Park win the award for Alternative Music Favorite Artist at the American Music Awards in 2004.
Linkin Park arrive at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2006.
The former members of the Doors, Ray Manzarek (left) and Robby Krieger (right), are joined by Bennington as they perform at an event celebrating 40 years of the Doors' legacy at the Whisky a Go Go club in Los Angeles on Nov. 8, 2006.
Jay-Z, Paul McCartney, and Bennington perform at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, 2006.
Rock guitarist Slash performs with Bennington at the MusicCares Map Fund benefit concert in Hollywood on May 9, 2008.
Kanye West shares a moment with Bennington during rehearsals for Live 8: Philadelphia on July 1, 2005.
Bennington and his wife are caught on camera before taking off on a ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California on May 11, 2006.
Bennington and his family arrive at the 22nd Annual Kids' Choice Awards on March 28, 2009, in Los Angeles.
Shinoda and Bennington joke with each other at a press event on May 7, 2007.
Bennington performs in Donnington, UK, on June 14, 2014.
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