The Family of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has finally laid the lead vocalist of the rock band to rest in a private funeral at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes, California on Saturday.
According to TMZ reports, the service was attended by some hundreds of people in the American music industry and several rock enthusiasts.
The family of Bennington had chosen to keep the memorial private and there was tight security at the event.
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In a bid to give the late rock star a befitting funeral, TMZ reported that there was a full-stage setup, including a drum kit at the service and attendees received wrist bands and VIP passes, much like they would at any Linkin Park’s concert.
Popular acts in attendance included members of Dead By Sunrise (Chester’s side project, former Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile and hip hop artist Blackbear. The three took to social media to pay tribute to Chester after the funeral.
Chester Bennington had committed suicide about a week ago at his home in Los Angeles.