LINKIN PARK ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
ONE MORE LIGHT & PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “HEAVY” FEATURING KIIARA ON FACEBOOK LIVE
ALBUM ARRIVES IN STORES AND AT ALL DIGITAL RETAILERS MAY 19th
WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO FOR “HEAVY” NOW
Photo credit: James Minchin
LOS ANGELES (February 16, 2017) – Continuing the tradition of reinvention and innovation, GRAMMY® Award-winning rock outliers LINKIN PARK enjoyed another career first today by announcing the May 19 release date of their seventh studio album, One More Light and debuting their new single “Heavy” [feat. Kiiara] on Facebook Live.
As the biggest band on Facebook – with over 62 million followers – the Los Angeles band delivered a stripped-down live performance and Q&A via the platform. Linkin Park invited fans everywhere into the heart of their Hollywood rehearsal space as they performed the signature smash “Crawling” followed by the first-ever performance of “Heavy” accompanied by alternative pop songstress Kiiara. Fittingly, the show concluded with one of the band’s biggest hits, “Burn It Down.“
“Heavy” is available to stream and download on all digital partners. A lyric video for the brand new single on YouTube can be viewed here.
Pre-order the album One More Light on linkinpark.com and receive an instant grat of “Heavy” (feat. Kiiara)
Watch Facebook Live performance here
One More Light album cover art
Linkin Park is the biggest band on Facebook, and command a massive Youtube channel of over 3 billion plays and 7 million subscribers. Their first album, Hybrid Theory, is the best-selling debut of this century, certified diamond (10 million) in the US. They have won 2 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards, 4 MTV VMA Awards, 10 MTV Europe Music Awards and 3 World Music Awards. They have sold out stadiums around the world, headlining some of the biggest music festivals including Download, Reading and Leeds in the UK, Rock in Rio in Portugal and Summer Sonic in Japan, as well as the distinction of being the first and only western rock band to play a 5 stadium tour in China. Their most recent tour was the band’s most successful World Tour to date – playing to over 1.5 million fans in 16 countries. In 2005, the band founded Music For Relief, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of natural disasters and the prevention of such disasters. Since it’s inception, MFR has raised over 7 million dollars for multiple victims across 4 continents, including Hurricane Katrina, China’s Wenchuan earthquake, a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan in 2010, and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.