NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 17: Chester Bennington of Linkin Park at Bridgestone Arena on January 17, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

We are sad to announce that Chester Bennington, lead singer of the band Linkin Park, has passed away.

First reports are coming in saying it has been ruled a suicide by hanging.

More info to come.