On Sept. 7, a week ahead of the release of its fourth studio album, "A Thousand Suns," rock band Linkin Park invited fans and members of the music industry to preview the set at Los Angeles' 1,300-capacity the Music Box at Henry Fonda Theater.

Pictured here (from left) Billboard album reviews editor/general assignment reporter Mitchell Peters, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, producer/Columbia Records co-chairman Rick Rubin, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda and Billboard director of special features/West Coast sales Aki Kaneko. PHOTO: BILLBOARD