The music industry mourns the loss of another legend. It has just been revealed that singer Chester Bennington was found dead after reportedly dying by suicide.

Linkin Park's singer dead at 41

It hasn't been that long since the world mourned the death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and now another veteran artist bites the dust. Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was recently found dead in his residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County.

Police revealed that they uncovered the singer's body on the morning of Thursday, July 20. The law enforcement unit of Los Angeles announced that the investigation led to confirm that Bennington took his own life by hanging.

He is survived by his wife Talinda Ann Bentley and six children.

Why did he commit suicide?

Bennington's suicide shocked fans and fellow artists around the world. However, it was pointed out that the singer actually had a history of struggling against alcohol and drug addiction.

He was rather open about his mental condition and his history that when he went on various interviews years ago, he actually admitted that he had considered taking his own life before. Bennington confessed that there was a time that alcohol had taken over his life that he simply reiterated that he wanted to commit suicide.

He referred to himself as a "horrible, horrible existence" because of his drinking problem. In addition to his alcohol problem, the Linkin Park singer also shared that he was molested at a young age and that it haunted him up until he was an adult.

Chester Bennington's a legend

The unfortunate and shocking news of Bennington's death has broken the hearts of fans and artists all over the world. The singer kicked off his music career in the early 1990s but he became famous when he was made frontman of rock band Linkin Park in 1996.

Fans have flooded various social media platforms, expressing their messages of condolences to the family of the singer.

Several fans have even thanked the singer and his band for their music, which helped a lot of youth in the old days to get through their own dark days.

The band recently came out with their seventh studio album, "One More Light," which was released in May 2017. The band used a new concept for the said album and it was their first album to have a title track.

Their latest album topped music charts all over the world. Aside from Linkin Park, Bennington was also the lead singer for bands Dead by Sunrise and Stone Temple Pilots.