Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has joined Stone Temple Pilots as their new frontman, it has been revealed.
Confirming that Bennington is now the frontman of their band, Stone Temple Pilots members Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz revealed the news via their website.
“Chester has a one-of-a-kind voice that we’ve admired for a long time,” writes Dean DeLeo. “We know Linkin Park will always be his priority, but we thought it would be cool to try something together. We managed to find the time to record a song and we’re all really happy with the result.”
Bennington himself also spoke out, revealing that he is a long term fan of the band.
“I’ve loved STP since I was 13 years old and they’ve had a huge influence on me. When the opportunity came up to do something creative with them, I jumped at the chance. The guys in Linkin Park have been incredibly supportive of me undertaking this project while I’ve continued to work on new music with LP.”