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Linkin Park Win Best Band At MTV EMAs

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LINKIN PARK was honored in the "Best Band" category at MTV's European Music Awards Thursday night (November 1) in Munich, Germany. Other nominees in the category were MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, FALL OUT BOY, TOKIO HOTEL and GOOD CHARLOTTE.

AS previously reported, LINKIN PARK is working to help Southern California recover from the recent wildfires that devastated the region through its charitable organization, Music For Relief. According to MTV.com, the band has contributed $50,000 to Direct Relief International, a non-profit organization based in Santa Barbara that has been providing medical supplies to victims of the blazes. LINKIN PARK bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell said in a statement, "The wildfires are an unfathomable tragedy. Being able to help victims of a natural disaster like the wildfires is exactly why Music for Relief was founded."

LINKIN PARK guitarist Brad Delson told The Pulse of Radio that fans can also help by making their own contributions through Music For Relief online: "It's MusicForRelief.org, and you can get all the information you need to help make a contribution that will go to help relieve suffering among victims of natural disasters."

Music For Relief was started by LINKIN PARK to help victims of the 2005 Asian tsunami. The organization has also contributed to relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina and other emergencies, and has also launched awareness campaigns about climate change.

LINKIN PARK is currently on tour throughout Asia and is expected to return for another U.S. tour in February of 2008.

The California-based group is supporting its third full-length album, "Minutes to Midnight", which was released last May.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. Feckineejit writes:

If they play this music during the day on regular radio or on mass market MTV then it isn't metal. Same goes for Chemical Romance and Fallout boy.

# Nov 3, 2007 @ 12:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Zero 54 writes:

LINKIN PARK, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, FALL OUT BOY, TOKIO HOTEL and GOOD CHARLOTTE were all nominated for the MTV Best Band European Award. This i so sad. Look at that list. I think a part of me just died. F*CK. A MTV European award should go to any these European Bands Like Heaven Shall Burn, Caliban, Rammstein, Gojira, Immortal, Behemoth, Amon Amarth, Dragonforce, Finntroll, Iron Maiden, ETC. S*it

# Nov 3, 2007 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Shoe Police writes:

Whichever band has the best marketing and most money backing them are sure to gain success. The outcome of any music award show is the result of mainstream marketing, and tv exposure. Truly talented bands without a good label or sponsors have no chance, and crappy sellout bands get all the glory because the teenage emo punks havent figured out what good music is, so they buy the crap that the tv and radio stations tell them to buy- thus giving you your nominees.

# Nov 4, 2007 @ 12:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. bubba513 writes:

Shoe Police ...you couldn't be anymore right!!!!!!!

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5. BobbymicBob writes:

You guys are all f***ing player haters!!!!!!!!!!

Dude ur right Shoe Police but dude!!!

Words cannot express Linkin Park's awesome music

# Nov 6, 2007 @ 8:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Red_Chord writes:

Beuaaaaaaaaaaaaargh !!!

# Nov 6, 2007 @ 9:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Das_Testament writes:

Awesome? Linkin Park has never had "awesome" music. They may have a few good songs here and there but nothing worth considering "awesome." It is really sad how over rated their music is. I will say their musicianship has improved over the years but I still wouldn't consider them a band that makes "awesome" music. You are free to like who you want to like, don't get me wrong, but I would not consider them the best band...ever. There are plenty of bands out there that don't get the exposure bands like Linkin Park get. And who is to decide which band is the best? No one. Everyone has a different taste in music and everyone likes a band that someone else doesn't like. And yes, Shoe Police is right. The radio is a waste of time. They say they play what we want to hear. That is utter BS. They play what they want to play and edit the music to make it G rated. Its ridiculous.

# Nov 6, 2007 @ 11:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. blakscorpion21 writes:

Wow, what an excellent selection of nominees. Shrug.

# Nov 7, 2007 @ 10:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. twister411 writes:

I stopped listening to the radio for the last few years and I find that my quality of music has not diminished in any way and has only improved because I chose the music. I also find that there are songs that are better song on an album that never get radio play because the record label didn't want it promoted.

I also miss the days when music videos had more thought and effort put in it. I remember MTV in the 80's and I could watch for hours, now, I can't make it through 10 minutes. Linkin Park, what happend to your videos? They are no longer "original", but I also don't like their new album because it was designed for the masses.

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10. JAMES_44 writes:

all the nominees all sucks !!!!!!

# Nov 11, 2007 @ 10:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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