LINKIN PARK Added To LIVE 8 Concert In Philadelphia

LINKIN PARK have joined the lineup of artists that will play Live 8 concerts on July 2 that will be broadcast on LINKIN PARK will play the U.S. Live 8 concert in Philadelphia. They join dozens of other top artists — some of the biggest names in music — who will be performing all star concerts in five cities around the world to support the campaign to pressure world leaders at the G8 Conference to "make poverty history."

"We are thrilled to be a part of Live 8 and want to do everything we can to bring attention to those in need in order to beat extreme poverty across Africa," said Mike Shinoda of LINKIN PARK.

Live 8 will feature concerts in five cities — Philadelphia, London, Paris, Berlin and Rome — to raise awareness around the world to help eliminate poverty in Africa by encouraging the G8 nations to eliminate debt, increase aid and adopt fair trade practices.

LINKIN PARK will play at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, joining a line up including: BON JOVI, DESTINY'S CHILD, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, JAY-Z, KAISER CHIEFS, KEITH URBAN, MAROON 5, P DIDDY, ROB THOMAS, SARAH MCLACHLAN and STEVIE WONDER with Will Smith as host. For the complete list of performers and more information, visit:


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