Linkin Park’s Carpool Karaoke Released, Filmed 6 Days Before Chester’s Death


An episode of ‘Carpool Karaoke’ starring Chester Bennington is recorded days before his death. It has been released in the tribute to the singer.

The 23-minute video can be streamed through Linkin Park’s Facebook page was posted with the permission from the Bennington’s family.

It was actually filmed on July 14th. It was six days before he found dead at his home in California on July 20.

In this video, Bennington can be seen laughing and singing along with the host Ken Jeong and his bandmates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn.


The group drives around Los Angeles blasting out some of the band’s best-selling hits. It is such as Numb and Talking to myself, and a smiling Bennington teaches US comedian Jeong how to make his trademark scream.

Danced on the pavement:

At one point, the whole group pulls over and performs to dance on the road. Less than a week later, Bennington was dead at the age of just 41. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed he had hanged himself.

Dedicated it to memory:

At the starting, a message on the screen tells that with the blessings of Chester’s family and his bandmates we share this episode and dedicate it to the memory of Chester. Fans were quick to post their own message of tributes.

Fans response:

One person tweets that thank you so much for posting this. It had been very important to all the fans to show people how tricky and invisible depression can you are helping everyone. At least his death was not vain.

Another fan told that it looks how happy he seemed there laughing having fun with his mates, this was really recorded six days before he died? It was unbelievable.

Also published on Medium.