Genres Alternative rock, nu metal, rap rock, alternative metal, electronic rock
Years active 1996–present
Labels Warner Bros., Machine Shop
Associated acts Fort Minor, Dead by Sunrise, Jay-Z, White Pegacorn, Tasty Snax, Relative Degree, Grey Daze
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Established in 1996, the band rose to international fame with their debut album, Hybrid Theory, which was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005 and multi-platinum in several other countries.Their next studio album, Meteora, continued the band's success, topping the Billboard 200 album chart in 2003 and was followed by touring and charity work around the world.In 2003, MTV2 named Linkin Park the sixth greatest band of the music video era and the third best of the new millennium.  Billboard Place Linkin Park voted No. 19 on the Best Artists of the Decade chart.The band was recently named the greatest artist of the '00s in a poll on VH1 Madness Bracket
Once adjusted nu metal and rap metal into a layered style of radio-friendly, but dense in Hybrid Theory and Meteora, the band explored other genres in their next studio album, Minutes to Midnight (2007). The album topped the Billboard charts and had the third best debut week album that year.The band to explore a wider variation of musical types on her fourth album, A Thousand Suns (2010), layers of their music with electronic sounds further and rhythms. His recent works by living beings (2012) combines musical elements from all their previous albums. The band has with other artists, notably with rapper Jay-Z in their mashup EP Collision Course, and many others worked in Reanimation.Linkin Park worldwide more than 50 million albums and won two Grammy Awards ..