Chester Bennington - Quotes

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I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.

I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.

I don't drink. I choose to be sober now. I have drunk over the last six years, but I just don't want to be that person anymore. ---->>>

I don't like to hold back, because that's how you hurt yourself. ---->>>

You're constantly trying to prove yourself, even after you've made it. ---->>>

It's not cool to be an alcoholic.

It's not cool to be an alcoholic.

Asking someone to describe what something sounds like is like telling a blind person to guess what I look like. ---->>>

The fans are the biggest reason we do what we do. ---->>>

When I'm writing, I'm constantly thinking about myself, because it's the only experience I have to draw on. And I don't see an exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I know that my songs have validity to them, and that's why the fans are there. ---->>>

It's cool to be a part of recovery. This is just who I am, this is what I write about, what I do, and most of my work has been a reflection of what I've been going through in one way or another. ---->>>

As an artist, I want a reaction. ---->>>

My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside. ---->>>

This is a business of love and labor.

This is a business of love and labor.

We'd like to think that our music will always be bigger than any one of our individual personalities. ---->>>

I have been able to tap into all the negative things that can happen to me throughout my life by numbing myself to the pain so to speak and kind of being able to vent it through my music. ---->>>

For me, you say the words 'concept record,' and the first thing I think of is theater or the opera or something. ---->>>

Once we start hitting lyrical themes that can whack you from all these different perspectives, we know we're onto something special. ---->>>

There are always going to be encounters that you kind of wish went differently. But the average fan really isn't fanatical. ---->>>

We're shooting for the title of hardest-working band in America. ---->>>

All of our songs take these really big creative turns and twists throughout the process, so sometimes songs will start out as a melody or some musical chord progressions. ---->>>

We like playing smaller venues, but we know how many people want to come and see us so we don't ever want to stop anyone who wants to come to a show from coming. ---->>>

We're not a political band, we're a socially-minded band. ---->>>

If fans come up to me, I talk to them. ---->>>

I don't go out and pick fights. ---->>>

Touring for two years is excruciating.

Touring for two years is excruciating.

We don't sit down and go, 'People are uneasy about the economy. Let's write about that.' ---->>>

Well, we promised our fans that we'd put out records faster, and that's what we're doing. We figured out a way to condense our cycle, so to speak, by... continuing to write, trying to keep the creative ball rolling as often as possible. ---->>>

To pigeonhole a genre as being successful or unsuccessful is weird. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-20, 1976
Birthplace: in Phoenix, Arizona, The United States
Occupation: Musician

Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20, 1976) is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known as the lead vocalist of rock bands Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise, and live rock cover band Bucket of Weenies. He was originally the lead vocalist for Sean Dowdell And His Friends? and Grey Daze (wikipedia)