Chester Bennington: His Life in Photos

Yahoo Music Staff

On July 20, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington shockingly passed away at age 41. Here, we look back on the life of one of the biggest alt-rock stars of the past 20 years.

Singer Chester Bennington At the Ozzfest

Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park performs during Ozzfest July 28, 2001 in Pittsburgh, PA. (Photo: Getty Images.)

Summer Sanitarium 2003 Tour Opener in Detroit

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park during Summer Sanitarium 2003 Tour Opener in Detroit at Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, Michigan, United States. (Photo: J. Shearer/WireImage)

LIVE 8 – Philadelphia – Show

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park with Jay-Z during LIVE 8 – Philadelphia – Show at Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. (Photo: KMazur/WireImage)

48th Annual Grammy Awards – Press Room

The group Linkin Park poses with their award in the press room at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 8, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Live Earth Tokyo

Chester Bennington, Dave “Phoenix” Farrell and Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park peform on stage at the Tokyo leg of the Live Earth series of concerts, at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on July 7, 2007 in Tokyo, Japan. Launched by former US Vice President Al Gore to combat Global Warming, the concert is one of a series taking place over a 24-hour period on July 7 across seven continents. (Photo: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Projekt Revolution Tour – July 27, 2007

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs during the Projekt Revolution Tour at the Sleep Train Ampitheatre on June 27, 2007 in Marysville, California. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Camp Freddy Performs At The Roxy

Guitarist Billy Morrison of Camp Freddy and singer Chester Bennington of Linkin Park perform with all-star cover band Camp Freddy at the Roxy nightclub on May 8, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Linkin Park In Concert

Chester Bennington and Joe Hahn (L) of Linkin Park perform live at Ferropolis on August 2, 2009 in Graefenhainichen, Germany. (Photo by Marco Prosch/Getty Images)

KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas – Day 1

Chester Bennington of Dead By Sunrise performs during the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at Gibson Amphitheatre on December 12, 2009 in Universal City, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 – Outside Broadcast

Mike Shinoda, Chester Bennington and Rob Bourdon of Linkin Park perform live on stage at Puerta de Alcala on November 7, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Jordi Vidal/Getty Images)

Linkin Park Perform At The 02

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs at The O2 Arena on July 3, 2017 in London, England. (Photo: Burak Cingi/Redferns)

Linkin Park iHeartRadio Album Release Party Presented by State Farm at the iHeartRadio Theater LA

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs on stage at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party presented by State Farm at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles on May 22, 2017 in Burbank, California. (Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

CBS RADIO’s SPF 2017

Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs during CBS RADIO’s two-night “SPF” concert at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on May 19, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band’s performance coincided with their highly anticipated seventh studio album release, “One More Light.” (Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc. )

2017 Maximus Festival

Chester Bennington singer member of the band Linkin Park performs live on stage at Autodromo de Interlagos on May 13, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.(Photo: Mauricio Santana/Getty Images)

Echo Award 2017 – Red Carpet Arrivals

Chester Bennington, Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon and Dave Farrell, members of the band Linkin Park attend the Echo award red carpet on April 6, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: Franziska Krug/Getty Images)

9th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert

Grammy President Neil Portnow, Tony Alva and Stone Temple Pilots frontman Chester Bennington arrive at the 9th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at Club Nokia on May 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Jerod Harris/WireImage)

9th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert – Arrivals

Chester Bennington, wife Talinda Bennington and son Tyler Lee Bennington arrive at the 9th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at Club Nokia on May 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Jerod Harris/WireImage)

100th Episode Party For “Ink Master” – Arrivals

Dave Navarro, Mark McGrath, Chris Chaney, Donovan Leitch, Billy Morrison and Josh Freese of Royal Machines with special guest, Chester Bennington attend the 100th Episode Party For “Ink Master” at NeueHouse Hollywood on September 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)

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