History Trivia / LinkinPark

21st Jul '16 6:27:06 PM CelPrevXXVI
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** Mike discusses it at length in an LPAssociation[[https://youtu.be/kXVEzC6PiBY Podcast]]. He notes that the band have often had conflicts with the label, but made it very clear when recording their first album that they wanted creative autonomy. He notes that they makes the music they want and are not bothered about making money. On the other hand, he believes that going back to a Hybrid Theory-era Nu Metal style would be truly selling out as his musical interests have expanded a lot since then.

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** Mike discusses it at length in an LPAssociation[[https://youtu.[=LPAssociation=]-sponsored [[https://youtu.be/kXVEzC6PiBY Podcast]]. He notes that the band have often had conflicts with the label, but made it very clear when recording their first album that they wanted creative autonomy. He notes that they makes are to make the music they want and are not cannot be bothered about making money. On the other hand, he believes that going back to a Hybrid Theory-era Nu Metal style would be truly selling out as his musical interests have expanded a lot since then.
21st Jul '16 4:24:53 AM onionmaster
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** Mike discusses it at length in an LPAssociation[[https://youtu.be/kXVEzC6PiBY Podcast]]. He notes that the band have often had conflicts with the label, but made it very clear when recording their first album that they wanted creative autonomy. He notes that they makes the music they want and are not bothered about making money. On the other hand, he believes that going back to a Hybrid Theory-era Nu Metal style would be truly selling out as his musical interests have expanded a lot since then.
26th Apr '16 4:20:25 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: There are plenty of acclaimed underground rappers present on ''Reanimation'', such as Pharoahe Monch, Chali 2na and Black Thought as well as fellow nu-metal alumni [[Music/{{Korn}} Jonathan Davis]] and Aaron Lewis of Staind.
1st Feb '16 12:18:52 AM SilverNova
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** They've also grown wearing of "Crawling," now that they've become aware of it's [[MemeticMutation memetic status]] of mocking Wangst.

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** They've also grown wearing weary of "Crawling," now that they've become aware of it's [[MemeticMutation memetic status]] of mocking Wangst.


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** The ''Hybrid Theory'' EP also qualifies, as it was released in small numbers to begin with and contains some stuff that hasn't been re-released. In particular is the first pressing (when Linkin Park was still called Hybrid Theory) which remains a sought-after collectors item.
25th Sep '15 5:24:13 AM CelPrevXXVI
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** Chester revealed in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UTX_GgNzEY Scuzz TV]] interview that, while recording "Hybrid Theory", execs wanted to fire Mike and make him the sole frontman. Chester outright refused because he knew if Mike was fired (as the band's primary songwriter and producer), the rest of the band would walk out with him and Chester would be out of a job.

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** Chester revealed in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UTX_GgNzEY Scuzz TV]] interview that, while recording "Hybrid Theory", execs wanted to fire Mike and make him the sole frontman. Chester outright refused because he knew if Mike was fired (as the band's primary songwriter and producer), the rest of the band would walk out with him and Chester would be out of a job. This was briefly chronicled later by Mike in the Fort Minor song "Get me Gone".
21st Aug '15 2:54:05 PM SPBurke
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** Chester revealed in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UTX_GgNzEY Scuzz TV]] interview that, while recording "Hybrid Theory", execs wanted to fire Mike and make him the sole frontman. Chester outright refused because he knew if Mike was fired (as the band's primary songwriter and producer), the rest of the band would walk out with him and Chester would be out of a job.


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** Don Gilmore (producer of "Hybrid Theory") got in on this a little bit with idiotic record executives. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UTX_GgNzEY Chester told a story]] about an exec listening to a track, and saying he didn't like it. Gilmore replied "Wait, let me do something" and turn one of the knobs slightly up. The exec said "That's much better! The track is great!" [[EpicFail All Gilmore did was turn the volume up slightly]].
16th Jul '15 9:01:36 AM NightSpectre
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** They had this attitude towards their nu metal related material, which is why they dedicated themselves sound anything but that. Chester even outright stated that he hated the genre. They have since lightened up on it a bit, and reintegrated elements of their old material into their new albums. In fact, Chester even came to turns with the nu metal label, even saying he liked Music/LimpBizkit.
3rd Jul '15 4:13:09 PM dtsmith91
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* BlackSheepHit: "Breaking The Habit", an electronic song without distorted guitars in it, and "Numb", a ballad. Both from their album Meteora, and both would substantially influence the direction they would take afterwards. Notably, neither song features Mike Shinoda on vocals, and it contributed to the perception of Chester as the frontman.

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* BlackSheepHit: "Breaking The Habit", an electronic song without distorted guitars in it, and "Numb", a ballad. Both from their album Meteora, and both would substantially influence the direction they would take afterwards. Notably, neither song features Mike Shinoda on lead vocals, and it contributed to the perception of Chester as the frontman.


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* ShoutOut: Dave going by "Phoenix" began as a joking reference to ''Film/MysteryMen'', which stuck.
30th May '15 10:24:01 PM NWolfman
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** They've also grown wearing of "Crawling," now that they've become aware of it's [[MemeticMutation memetic status]] of mocking Wangst.


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* DoingItForTheArt: Why they've changed their musical style so many times. They're afraid of repeating themselves and are dedicated to expanding as many musical horizons as possible.
30th Apr '15 1:04:56 PM nombretomado
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** One of their songs being used for a ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' [[GundamVsSeries video game]] probably got a {{Squee}} out of at least one of the guys.

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** One of their songs being used for a ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' [[GundamVsSeries [[VideoGame/GundamVsSeries video game]] probably got a {{Squee}} out of at least one of the guys.
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