Linkin Park's 'Numb' Becomes Band's First Video to Hit 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Linkin Park's 'Numb' Becomes Band's First Video to Hit 1 Billion Views on YouTube

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Fifteen years after the discharge of Linkin Park's "Numb," the tune's music video reached a brand new milestone: It surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube — the band's first music video to take action.

Directed by DJ Joseph Hahn, the video follows the story of a teen struggling to slot in adopted with photographs of the band performing inside a darkish church whereas Chester Bennington's haunting vocals pair completely with the monitor's tumultuous really feel. "Numb" shortly gained recognition because the third launch from the band's 2003 sophomore album, Meteora.

Last 12 months, followers of the band began an unofficial marketing campaign following the dying of Bennington on July 20, 2017, to assist push the video to the 1 billion mark, lastly undertaking their purpose a 12 months later. 

While the way forward for Linkin Park stays unsure, co-frontman and solo artist Mike Shinoda not too long ago revealed that any potential new tasks from both the band or himself could be introduced by Shinoda first. The band's remaining members — Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Dave Farrell, Shinoda and Hahn — haven’t carried out collectively since their October 2017 tribute live performance to Bennington. 

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