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"If you're not a graceful basketball player, raise your hand!" (Photo by Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

Linkin Park Releases Footage of Chester Breaking His Leg on Tour [Video]

While on tour with Linkin Park, Chester was playing basketball with the band and other bands, and went up for a layup (off camera) and you hear an amazingly loud snap as he comes down. It sounds like someone snaps a tree branch.

The video cuts to him on the floor, and then getting carted off by paramedics.

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Tweeted Scary Pictures After His Leg Surgery

First ray of sunshine since the surgery. Thank you to everyone for all your support and well wishes. - @ChesterBe

— LINKIN PARK (@linkinpark) January 23, 2015

Last week, Linkin Park was forced to cancel the rest of the dates through February on their Hunting Party tour, including the show here in Grand Rapids, February 4th at the Van Andel.

Everyone has been wondering about the leg injury, and how bad it had to be to cancel the tour, and now Chester has posted some pictures of his leg and the incisions from the surgeons.

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Layne Staley Keeps Touring and Singing with a Broken Leg [Video]

Linkin Park's tour cancellation is not good news for Grand Rapids, since they've cancelled the rest of the tour through February 14th, and we won't get to see them here at the Van Andel. Their shows begin again in May.

But Chester injuring his leg, and forcing the cancellation of the shows reminded me of some shows I saw back in 1992, when Alice in Chains was opening for Ozzy on the No More Tours tour, and Layne was in a wheelchair!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Passengers Push Commuter Train Off Trapped Man [Video]

Morning commutes are stressful with people rushing to make it to to work, so it's not too often you see folks actually taking the time to help one another. This is one of those times.

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