Chester Bennington Teaches Ken Jeong How To Scream-Sing In Linkin Park's Bittersweet Carpool Karaoke

It was filmed just days before his death.

Linkin Park gave fans a bittersweet gift on Thursday by releasing the band's full episode of Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke: The Series, filmed just days before frontman Chester Bennington's death by suicide in July.

The band shared the full, 23-minute episode on their Facebook page. Toward the start of the video, a message reads, "With the blessing of Chester's family and his bandmates, we share this episode and dedicate it to the memory of Chester. This was taped July 14, 2017."


In the episode, Bennington gets in the driver's seat as comedian Ken Jeong joins the band for some fun. Jeong repeatedly tries to get them to accept him as a band member, suggesting they rename themselves Linken Park. At one point, Bennington explains how his iconic "scring" (scream-sing) came about, saying it was a suggestion from bandmate Mike Shinoda in the studio. He then gives Jeong a tutorial.

The rest of the episode features a joyous "Hey Ya!" cover, as well as performances of the band's songs "Numb" and "Talking to Myself," plus much more. Bennington even joins Jeong in a silly dance routine on the sidewalk before hopping on a karaoke bus.

Linkin Park has previously paid tribute to Bennington by sharing resources for suicide prevention, releasing a music video remembering him, and announcing a tribute concert later this month at the Hollywood Bowl.

Check out the full episode in the video below:

(H/T: Billboard)

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