Sylar Covers Linkin Park’s “Point of Authority”

With the tragic and untimely passing of Chester Bennington, Sylar has released a cover of Linkin Park’s “Points of Authority”, with 100% of the net profit going to the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Fans can stream the song on Spotify or Apple Music, or purchase it on iTunes, here: smarturl.it/SylarPOA
Linkin Park heavily inspired lead Sylar’s vocalist, Jayden Panesso. He even mentioned that the band was his first live show during a speech at the Alternative Press Music Awards.
Jayden shared saying:
It’s hard to even type these words right now – Rest In Peace, Chester Bennington. This is the first time where the passing from someone I didn’t know personally has hit me so hard.
 
Linkin Park was that band I always used as an escape from reality. Their lyrics and music have always resonated strongly in my life. When I found out about Chester’s passing – I was immediately sick to my stomach. It’s really crazy when you look up to someone for over 16 years and then this happens.
 
All I can say is, I’m thankful for Chester, I’m thankful for all those words and melodies he shared with the world because I know for a fact, him and the rest of Linkin Park have touched millions and millions of hearts. Although I do feel like a massive part of my teenage years was taken away – his music and legacy will live on forever.
 
Much respect and love to Chester’s family, and the rest of Linkin Park. You’re already SO missed.”
 
If you or someone you know is struggling, please don’t be afraid to get help. Resources and information can be found at https://www.nami.org/

Written by Melanie Gomez

Hi! I'm Mel. I graduated with a BA in print journalism with music management as my minor. I loved music since I was a kid because it was always a way my family and I bonded, as well as a way to express myself on my own time as I got older. I’m not a singer and I don’t play an instrument, so my way of being part of the music industry is by getting to write about the music I love in various reviews and through my concert photography. Another goal? To make people smile.

You can find me on Twitter @melaniexgomez and Instagram @MelanieGomezPhotography. For professional inquires only, please email: MelanieGomez_@hotmail.com