50 Years, 50 Albums 2003: Linkin Park ‘Meteora’

50 Years, 50 Albums 2003: Linkin Park ‘Meteora’

Formed in Agoura Hills, California in 1996, Linkin Park rose to fame in 2000 with their debut album Hybrid Theory released during the nu metal scene with heavy airplay on MTV. This certainly paved the way for their second album Meteora debuting at number one upon its release in March 2003. Meteora has sold over 16 million copies worldwide making it one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century, certified 7x Platinum. The band shares the writing credits on this album, lyrically and typically Linkin Park, dealing with depressing emotions, anger, and recovery delivered perfectly by the late Chester Bennington.

Learn more about the album:

How Linkin Park’s Meteora fought the odds and won

Why Meteora Is Linkin Park’s Best Album

How Linkin Park’s Meteora Was More Than Just A Follow-Up

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