Video: Organist Plays 'Numb' At Dodger Stadium In Honor Of Late Linkin Park Singer
Chester Bennington, singer of Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday at his Palos Verdes Estates home. There came an outpouring of remembrances from musicians that ranged from Billie Joe Armstrong to Pusha T, and Run The Jewels dedicated their set on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to the late singer.
The Dodgers also honored Bennington on Thursday at a home game. As noted at Cut4, the MLB's blog site, stadium organist Dieter Ruehle played "Numb", Linkin Park's 2003 hit, before the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves took the field.
It seemed to have stemmed, in part, by a request on Twitter, which Ruehle personally responded to:
And here's Ruehle performing the song:
That wasn't the only tribute to Bennington at the game—pitcher Brandon McCarthy chose Linkin Park's "Figure.09" as his entrance music:
And here's "Numb" as performed by Linkin Park in 2010. If you'd grown up during the early aughts, you'll recognize it as one of the towering anthems of that period.