No new rock band of the last 20 years has been as successful as Linkin Park. The tragic death of co-frontman Chester Bennington was a huge body blow, but the band say they're working on new music. The chorus, naturally, is a monster, and when old school hip-hop hero Rakim steps in to spit his bars the track catches fire anew. Having sold almost 50 million copies of their first two albums worldwide, Linkin Park were in an understandably bullish mood when they commenced work on Minutes To Midnight , determined to step away from the tried and trusted musical formulas that had served them so well on Hybrid Theory and Meteora.
19. Guilty All The Same (The Hunting Party, 2014)
But what are the best Linkin Park songs of all time?
Linkin Park are one of the biggest bands in the world. Releasing seven studio albums and selling over 70 million copies worldwide, few bands can demand the size of audiences that the nu metal-turned alt rockers play to on the regs. To find out, we turned to science. By using a super-complicated spreadsheet pulling in data from Spotify, YouTube and Setlist. FM, we not only have the definitive list of songs fans are listening to around the world, but also the songs the band want to play. So, without further ado, here are the best Linkin Park songs ever. No arguing, this is the list. The song sees the band experiment with a more electronic-led sound, incorporating techno influences and favouring synthesisers over guitars.
9. Shadow of the Day
Categorized as alternative rock , Linkin Park's earlier music spanned a fusion of heavy metal and hip hop ,  while they later transitioned into more electronica and pop influenced music. The band continued to explore a wider variation of musical types on their fourth album, A Thousand Suns , layering their music with more electronic sounds. The band's fifth album, Living Things , combined musical elements from all of their previous records. Their sixth album, The Hunting Party , returned to a heavier rock sound, and their seventh album, One More Light , was their first pop-oriented record.
American rock band Linkin Park has recorded material for seven studio albums , the most recent being One More Light , in Mark Wakefield was later changed to lead vocalist Chester Bennington. After failing to catch Warner Bros. Records attention on three previous attempts, Jeff Blue , now the vice president of Warner Bros. Records, helped the band sign a deal with the company in The band released its breakthrough album, Hybrid Theory the following year. Later in , the band released a Remix album , Reanimation which would include works from Hybrid Theory and non-album tracks. Following the success of the two releases, the band released Meteora , in early Linkin Park returned to the recording studios in to work on new material.