Chester Bennington's Carpool Karaoke Has Been Released

Apple Music has released the Carpool Karaoke episode involving Chester Bennington, his Linkin Park bandmates and actor Ken Jeong, following the singer's suicide.

It opens with a message that reads: "With the blessing of Chester's family and his bandmates, we share this episode, and dedicate it to the memory of Chester."

Chester, Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn, along with Ken, blast out some of their finest tracks, including 'Numb' (which he absolutely fucking nails while driving, which is pretty impressive) 'In The End' and 'Talking To Myself'.

Because it's Apple's version of the renowned segment (made famous by James Corden on The Late Late Show) the group also rocked out to other people's music, like Outkast's 'Hey Ya', the Red Hot Chili Pepper's 'Under the Bridge', Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Sweet Home Alabama' and Aerosmith's 'I Don't Want to Miss aThing'

Ken offered to join Linkin Park and slightly rename it to Linken Park, but that didn't go down too well. Despite getting shut down, he got the boys to pull the car over so he could wow them with his moves in a bid to become the band's dancer.

Chester was asked how he came up with his trademark scream, revealing: "One day we're in the studio and we're working on a song and Mike was just like 'do you think you could just scream just like this thing' and I was just like 'rahhhhhhh' and he was like 'yeah can you just do that all the time."

Linkin Park
Linkin Park

Credit: Apple Music

He then took Ken on a quick tutorial on scringing (which is obviously scream singing), which can be achieved by relaxing the vocal chords and using the diaphragm to pump out the note.

Chester revealed that before he became the lead singer of the band, he was a leaf blower, earning just $4 an hour.

When asked whether he'd want any of his kids to go into the music industry, he said: "For me, I just want my kids to find something that they're passionate about. One of my kids loves sports, great, my daughters, they love music, they want to learn how to play instruments. I just want them to find whatever it is."

The episode was filmed on July 14 this year, which was just six days before Chester took his own life. Throughout the 22 minute episode, Chester was smiling and laughing, and even half jokingly, half seriously said 'this is probably the greatest day of my life'.

RIP Chester.

Featured Image Credit: Apple Music

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