Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died.
News was confirmed by the band a few moments ago, with the singer thought to have taken his own life at home in Los Angeles.
The group's fusion of rap, metal, and electronics resulted in a stunningly successful mixture, with their album 'Hybrid Theory' selling more than 30 million copies across the globe.
Still writing, releasing, and touring new material, Linkin Park recently completed a run of high profile European festival slots.
News has hit fans hard - if you feel like speaking to someone then we strongly urge you to get in touched with a friend, loved one, or try Samaritans.
Tributes are flooding in for Chester Bennington - Gerard Way's salute was among the most poignant.
Linkin Park recently worked with Stormzy, and the experience left a deep impression on the rapper.
Bruv I can't lie I'm so upset serious— #GSAP (@Stormzy1) July 20, 2017
I am heartbroken you do not know what someone's going through serious. Prayers up for your family right now my brother— #GSAP (@Stormzy1) July 20, 2017
Here are just a selection of the tributes rushing in for a widely respect figure in rock, metal, and beyond.
In the end, it really matters. You will be missed. RIP Chester Bennington pic.twitter.com/wnjQDrlKvY— Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) July 20, 2017
"When life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind." - Chester Bennington. Rest easy sir. pic.twitter.com/RLhmf0UR0B— Nickelback (@Nickelback) July 20, 2017
Man. So sad to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington.— Parachute (@parachute) July 20, 2017
Please: if you need help, don't ever hesitate to ask for it.
Heartbreaking for us to hear about Chester Bennington tonight. Rest In Peace— Deaf Havana (@deafhavana) July 20, 2017
So sad to hear of Chester Bennington's passing! Grew up listening to Linkin Park! RIP— Kodaline (@Kodaline) July 20, 2017
Oh dear God. Massive R.I.P to Chester Bennington of @linkinpark this BREAKS OUR HEART. Suicide is the devil on earth walking amongst us— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) July 20, 2017