CT hires experts for concert death probe

2012-11-09 14:20

The City of Cape Town has appointed a structural engineering firm and a wind shear expert to investigate the collapse of a scaffolding structure which led to a woman's death ahead of a Linkin Park concert.

Lucozade backs out of Linkin Park tour

2012-11-09 10:53

Drinks brand Lucozade, an official sponsor of the Linkin Park tour to South Africa, have announced they will no longer be promoting the band's tour.

Linkin Park Soweto venue 'safe'

2012-11-08 17:15

Extra security and safety checks have been arranged for Linkin Park's Soccer City show after an accident outside their Cape Town venue, Stadium Management SA has said.

Lance Witten is a public figure

2012-11-08 15:14

Unfortunately there is no "Lance Witten the private man" and "Lance Witten the public figure".

Lance Witten was very silly to tweet that

2012-11-08 15:01

It unfortunately is a very insensitive thing to say, given that there are people close to that girl who are grieving her loss right now.

Probe into death at Linkin Park concert

2012-11-08 11:01

The area outside Cape Town Stadium has been secured for an investigation into the events leading to a woman's death when scaffolding collapsed ahead of a Linkin Park concert.


Tragedy at Linkin Park CT

2012-11-08 09:40

One person died and 19 were injured when scaffolding collapsed at the Linkin Park concert at Cape Town Stadium. See the pictures.

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1 dead after Cape Town Linkin Park concert

2012-11-08 07:13

One person has died as a result of injuries sustained when a scaffolding collapsed at the Linkin Park concert at Cape Town Stadium due to high winds.

Concert underway despite ad tower collapse

2012-11-07 21:04

The Linkin Park concert at the Cape Town Stadium is underway despite an incident nearby where 20 people were injured when a branding tower collapsed.

Linkin Park Cape Town: Dos and don'ts

2012-11-06 12:09

Big Concerts has released a list of items that will not be permitted at Linkin Park's Cape Town show as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

First look: Linkin Park's Lost in the Echo

2012-08-31 10:41

Linkin Park's new video, Lost in the Echo, has been released. Watch it here first.

Linkin Park fans ready to party

2012-07-27 14:00

Many Linkin Park fans have shown their excitement at the announcement that the group is set to perform in South Africa.

Linkin Park: Their Top 7 tunes

2012-07-24 10:27

There has never been a better time to revisit the best of Linkin Park. So here are the Channel24 team's picks for the best Linkin Park songs SA audiences can look forward to seeing the band perform live!

Linkin Park crawling to perform in SA

2012-07-23 17:11

5FM has announced that US rock band Linkin Park is coming to South Africa for a stadium tour in November.

First listen: Linkin Park's new album

2012-06-19 08:55

Ahead of their fifth studio album launch, Channel24 brings you an exclusive pre-stream of Linkin Park's LIVING THINGS.

First listen: Linkin Park's new single

2012-04-19 09:03

Grammy winners Linkin Park have released the first single off their much-anticipated fifth studio album.


Celebs that went nude for PETA

2013-10-02 10:46

What better way to promote a cause than with naked/semi-naked celebrities? It certainly caught our attention.

Lance Witten has freedom of speech

2012-11-09 12:21

Lance Witten behaved like an idiot and I think he ought to be ashamed of himself, but I will fight for his right to say what he likes.

Witnesses remember concert tragedy

2012-11-09 08:25

Witnesses of the Linkin Park concert tragedy have described the minutes before the disaster and how they had tried to help the woman who later died of her injuries.

I've lost my respect for Lance Witten

2012-11-08 15:18

The question is, if the person who was killed was his sister or personal friend, would he consider it a "joke"?

Lance Wittens' tweet was heartless and crass

2012-11-08 15:08

It must have been deeply hurtful to the family, friends and any member of the public who has a soul and any empathy for the deceased.

eNCA suspends Lance Witten over tweet

2012-11-08 11:44

eNCA has announced that reporter Lance Witten is suspended due to a controversial tweet he posted after the death of a Linkin Park concertgoer in Cape Town.

Reporter: Fans 'dying to see' Linkin Park

2012-11-08 09:55

eNCA and sports reporter Lance Witten has apologised for an insensitive tweet following the death of a Linkin Park concertgoer in Cape Town.

Linkin Park react to death of fan in CT

2012-11-08 07:42

Linkin Park have expressed their condolences to the family of the female fan who was killed when a branding tower collapsed in Cape Town last night.

Ad tower was deemed safe, City says

2012-11-07 22:07

The City of Cape Town says that a branding tower that collapsed outside the Cape Town Stadium before a Linkin Park concert, injuring 20 people, had been certified as safe.

Scaffolding collapses before Linkin Park concert

2012-11-07 19:32

Reports say scaffolding has collapsed outside the Cape Town Stadium prior to the Linkin Park concert being held there. The concert is going ahead as scheduled.

Linkin Park CT transport info released

2012-11-05 14:49

The City of Cape Town has put an extensive public transport plan in place to transport concertgoers to and from Linkin Park's performance at the Cape Town Stadium.


2012-08-21 12:28

Linkin Park will always be a compelling and watchable entity - but Living Things doesn't deliver music as interesting or as arresting as what immediately preceded it.

Linkin Park - Sigh!

2012-07-26 15:23

This Channel24 users says Linkin Park is the edgy "metal" band that gets radio/tv airplay for people who can't decide what they like in life.

Linkin Park ticket rules released

2012-07-24 08:43

Computicket has released details and rules on how to book tickets for Linkin Park's performances in South Africa in November.


While we've had some great acts visit the country in recent years, there are still a few musicians who we're dying to see perform on SA soil. Here's our list.

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Exclusive Linkin Park video premiere

2012-05-24 14:36

Ahead of their fifth studio album launch, Channel24 brings you an exclusive video premier of American band Linkin Park's latest single, Burn It Down.

Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns

2011-05-26 00:00

They try so hard, and get so far... and in the end, they're close to being the last of their kind.

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