Lzzy Hale and Amy Lee performed the Linkin Park song ‘Heavy’ during their tour recently. Hale tweeted about the experience stating that it felt the late Chester Bennington’s presence with them that night.
Chester Bennington, the legendary singer of Linkin Park, committed suicide in July 2017, leaving his family, friends, and fans devastated. Many bands and musicians paid tribute to his memory after the tragic event, which continues to sadden people around the world.
Amy Lee and Lzzy Hale surprised their audience by covering Linkin Park’s ‘Heavy’ when they kicked off their tour on November 5. Lee started by playing the piano and then rocked the stage with Hale and their remarkable vocal sync. The fans highly praised their performance, yet it caused a bit of melancholy in the concert hall.
The day following the concert, Hale did an ‘Ask Lzzy Anything’ on her Twitter account. A fan asked her to describe how it felt to perform a Linkin Park song, to which Hale responded with a spiritual answer. The vocalist stated that it felt like Bennington was in the room with them and wished that he was resting in peace.
Here is what the fan asked:
“How did you feel performing a Linkin Park song?”
Here is what Hale replied:
“I felt Chester in the room last night. RIP.”
The front row video of the cover has already received over 150 thousand views on YouTube, and the fans are demanding a studio version by Lee and Hale. The fans also stated that Bennington would be proud and happy of their performance while the comment section turned into a Chester Bennington remembrance platform.
You read Hale’s tweet and watch their ‘Heavy’ cover by Linkin Park below.
I felt Chester in the room last night rip
— Lzzy Hale (@LZZYHALE) November 7, 2021