• Columbia House Party

The 2000s: Linkin Park — Hybrid Theory (w/ Elamin Abdelmahmoud)

Updated: Jul 29


In the latest episode of Columbia House Party, hosts Jake Goldsbie and Blake Murphy are joined by Elamin Abdelmahmoud (@elamin88), host of Pop Chat (@popchatcbc) to discuss Linkin Park’s 2000 debut Hybrid Theory. A re-exploration of this album for its 20th anniversary in 2020, and after the death of Chester Bennington in 2017, reveal a long-lasting impact for fans of the band and their relationship with vulnerability and emotional space. Find out more about Linkin Park’s influence, Bennington’s reaction when the label wanted him to ditch.


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