Linkin Park Biography by Billboard’s Jason Lipshutz: A Deep Dive into the Iconic Rock Band’s Legacy

Jason Lipshutz, is set to release a comprehensive biography that delves into the legendary career and lasting impact of Linkin Park. Titled “It Starts With One: The Legend and Legacy of Linkin Park,” this book is slated for release on October 1, 2024, courtesy of Hachette Books.

The Journey of Linkin Park

Linkin Park, formed in Los Angeles in 1996, transcended the nu-metal sound of the late ’90s and carved out a remarkable career that continued to thrive until the tragic loss of their frontman, Chester Bennington, in 2017. With 11 top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and six No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200, the band left an indelible mark on the modern music landscape.

What to Expect from the Biography

“It Starts With One” promises an intimate exploration of Linkin Park’s journey, from their early childhoods to the creation of their groundbreaking debut album, “Hybrid Theory.” The book will feature:

  • New Interviews: Exclusive insights from Linkin Park’s inner circle and collaborators.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Stories: Anecdotes and revelations about the band’s creative process, struggles, and triumphs.
  • Legacy and Impact: How their music continues to resonate even after Chester Bennington’s passing.

Giving Back

In honor of Linkin Park’s commitment to destigmatizing mental health, a portion of the book’s proceeds will be donated to the National Alliance on Mental Health and Backline, a nonprofit organization that supports mental health and wellness in the music industry.

Pre-Order Now

Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of Linkin Park. Pre-order “It Starts With One: The Legend and Legacy of Linkin Park” and discover the untold stories behind the iconic band.