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Linkin Park Bassist Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington, 'An Honest Musician and Loyal Friend'

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs onstage during The Hunting Party 2015 China Tour at Hongkou Football Stadium on July 22, 2015 in Shanghai, China.  

Linkin Park bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell shared a message with fans following the recent death of bandmate Chester Bennington. Farrell posted on Twitter Saturday afternoon (July 29), showing gratitude for the outpouring of support he's received in the wake of losing his friend.

"It goes without saying, this last week has been extremely difficult," Farrell wrote. "The outpouring of love and kindness I've received from friends and fans from all over the world has been incredible. I wish I could personally thank every one of you for your love and support."

He continued: "A huge part of Chester's legacy will be the memories we hold of him in our hearts. He was an enthusiastic, playful father... an honest and passionate musician, and a loyal friend. I've been touched to see memorials that have been held worldwide."

He went on to re-tweet photos of memorials held around the world in honor of Bennington, from New York to Slovakia to Chile.

Bennington committed suicide on July 20 at his Los Angeles home. He was 41.