Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide, TMZ reports.
Law enforcement sources said the singer of the nu-metal band hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A County.
He was discovered Thursday before 9.00am.
Bennington found fame after joining Linkin Park in 1999, a year before they shot to worldwide recognition with the release of Hybrid Theory.
Bandmate Mike Shinoda confirmed the news on his Twitter, saying he was ‘shocked and heartbroken’ at the tragic news.