Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Linkin Park

Linkin Park
Linking Park
Linkin Park is one of the famous and successful rock bands of USA. The band was formed in 1996 in Agoura Hills in California. The first album of Linkin Park is Hibrid Theory, With this album they became internationally famous and achieved many prestigious prizes. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified this album Diamond in 2005. In other countries the album was among best sellers. Linkin Park's second album Metora kept the success flow. In 2003 the album is placed first position of Billboard 200. For having this achievement the started tour and charity work world wide. Linkin Park was named the sixth greatest rock band of music video era and third best band of millennium 2000 by MTV2. In 2007 the third album of Linkin Park is released named Minutes to Midnight. The album topped again in Billboard 200. Until now Linkin Park sold over fifty million albums all over the world. The highest honorable prize Grammy Award is also achieved by Linkin Park twice.

Linkin Park is founded by three school friends. They are Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon and Brad Delson. After graduation they took it seriously. They named their band Xero and recruited Joe Hahn, Dave Farrell and Mark Wakefield to perform with them in their band. Now active member of Linkin Park are...
  • Chester Bennington.
  • Mike Shinoda.
  • Brad Delson.
  • Dave Farrel.
  • Rob Bourdon
  • Joe Hahn.
 1. Hybrid Theory : The first album of linkin Park is Hybrid Theory. It was released in on 24th October of 2000. This album has twelve tracks. They are Papercut, One Step Closer, With You, Points of Authority, Crawling, Runway, By Myself, In The End, A Place for My Head, Forgotten, Cure for the Itch and Pushing Me Away. Hybrid Theory had a huge commercial success. It sold more than 4.8 million copies in the year of release. Many films like Dracula 2000, Valentine use the song of this album. Hybrid Theory was announced the winner of Grammy Award for best hard rock performance for the song Crawling. The album was also nominated for two other category -Best New Artist and Best Rock Album. After massive success of Hybrid Theory Linkin Park performed in many high-profile stage shows.

2. Metora  : Second album of Linkin Park Metora was officially announced to be produced in December 2002 and released on on 25th March of 2003. This album contains thirteen songs. They are Don't Stay, Somewhere I belong, Living fromYou, Hit the Floor Easier to Run, Faint, Figure.09, Breaking the Habit, From the Inside, Nobody's Listening, Session and Numb. Somewhere I Belong, Breaking the Habit, Faint and Numb caught the attention of radio listeners. For this album Linkin Park won MTV award.Somewhere I Belong was the best rock video and Breaking the Habit has owned viewer's choice award, although Metora was not as successful as Hybrid Theory but was third best selling album in USA. Metora topped Iin Billboard and huge money.

3. Minutes to Midnight: Linkin Park was busy in world tour and other charity work after huge success of Metora. That's why their third album took long time to be released. On 14th May 2007, Minutes to Midnight was released in America, UK and Canada. In first week Minutes to Midnight sold over 625000copies which made it one of the most successful debut albums. This album has twelve tracks. They are Wake, Given Up, Leave Out All the Rest, Bleed It Out, Shadow of the Day, What I've Done, Hands Held High, No More Sorrow, Valentine Day, In Between, In Pieces and The Little Things Give You Away. This album was an average successful album.

4. A Thousands Suns: The fourth studio album of Linkin Park is A Thousands Suns. This album is released on 14th September 2010. This album has fifteen songs. They are The Requiem, The Radiance, and Burnings in the Skies, Empty Spaces, and When They Come for Me, Robot Boy, Jornada del Muerto, Waiting for the End, Blackout, Wretches and Kings, Wisdom, Justice, and Love, Iridescent, Fallout, The Catalyst and The Messenger.

Linkin Park is now working for their fifth album. Now they are looking to produce a new album in every eighteen month. They are working hard and getting more fame. In 2011 Liknin Park achieved Global Leadership Award for their memorable work for music and mankind.

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