Linkin Park was honored for raising more than $6 million for disaster relief and environmental programs through Music for Relief, an organization the band created in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.
Musicians have been waiting decades for an alternative which would allow musicians, pro and amateur to make their product, and make it with more ease and less hassle, headache and most importantly, less expenditure.
In my mind from the very beginning of this show, I kept thinking about the saying, "There's nothing like a Grateful Dead concert." Now I know Linkin Park's about as far away as you can get musically from The Grateful Dead. But the strong analogy remains: There's nothing like a Linkin Park concert.