Linkin Park Hunts On June 17th
2014-04-09 by AaronBatt | 68 Comments

Linkin Park have officially announced their new album The Hunting Party will drop June 17th, and they have also revealed the album artwork exclusively to Noisey.

Another highlight is that Paige Hamilton of Helmet will lend his vocals to the song 'All For Nothing'.

You can see the cover art and read Noisey's interview with Mike Shinoda below:
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/mike-shinoda-linkin-park-interview-the-hunting-party-cover-reveal

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EvoHavok
April 9th 2014

1353 Comments


Skeptical. I like the cover, though.

SnakeDelilah
April 9th 2014

6679 Comments


"The Hunting Party"


the fuck

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titanslayer
April 9th 2014

1626 Comments


I guess I'll check this out for old times sake

Uranium
April 9th 2014

7092 Comments


haven't been relevant for so long it hurts

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
April 9th 2014

3376 Comments


Meh, these days the best thing about LP are the covers.

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scottpilgrim10
April 9th 2014

3057 Comments


eh news.

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BassDemon333
April 9th 2014

3366 Comments


Please let this be better than the last record. Enough with the electro crap.

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mryrtmrnfoxxxy
April 9th 2014

13053 Comments


sweet LIVING things ruled

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themainmast
April 9th 2014

247 Comments


cool covah

Impervious
April 9th 2014

366 Comments


These guys have shit on my heart too many times for me to be hopeful. I really don't care for most of the new stuff they have been releasing. A Thousand Suns was a really cool concept album and flowed really well despite lacking a lot of heaviness they used to trademark. I fucking hated Minutes To Midnight except for the song "Given Up" which made my dick explode with jizz. Living Things was unorganized and ridiculous. I don't mind bands experimenting but please at least do it well.

tl;dr: I'm bitching that I want the old Linkin Park back.

Green Baron
April 9th 2014

19889 Comments


Guilty All the Same was a return somewhat to the Linkin Park of old.

Also Daron from SOAD and the lead singer of Helmet have guest spots

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RivalSkoomaDealer
April 9th 2014

752 Comments


Last album was decent. Didn't like that track with Rakim though. At all.

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ResidentNihilist
April 9th 2014

1018 Comments


Another highlight is that Paige Hamilton of Helmet will lend his vocals to the song "All For Nothing."


well that's ruined that song then at least partially

unaMUSEd
April 9th 2014

1046 Comments


Mike took a completely anti-pop stance in that interview so maybe that'll be a good sign.

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sailSAway
April 9th 2014

841 Comments


but hybrid theory

sailSAway
April 9th 2014

841 Comments


@unaMUSEd LP takes anti-pop stance, makes more pop music. go figure.

Zackkkk
April 9th 2014

82 Comments


Even if you don't like Linkin Park, you gotta respect them. They could've easily just kept releasing Hybrid Theory rehashes and been
guaranteed success, but they do what they want. That's really unheard of with most mainstream hard rock bands today.

RivalSkoomaDealer
April 9th 2014

752 Comments


They do what makes them the most $$$

Fixed.

ashcrash9
April 9th 2014

386 Comments


Didn't care for the new song or Living Things and I probably won't care for this, but I'll still give it a go.

ASnideReturns
April 9th 2014

3835 Comments


This is gonna rule.

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Mabbitt
April 9th 2014

1357 Comments


I love that article haha

AmericnZero02
April 9th 2014

3338 Comments


Pretty cool album cover. I still need to check out living things... :/

Green Baron
April 9th 2014

19889 Comments


Digging the title of the article

NakedSnake
April 9th 2014

265 Comments


I can't feel the way I did before

dmp3131
April 9th 2014

576 Comments


This...could be good. From Guilty All the Same, they seemed to go back to their old sound. Would love for them to go back to their roots, with Chester singing and Mike's rapping, but I'm not sure. HT and Meteora were sick, but the others just kind of fell flat. Hopefully this is good. Love the artwork too.

fromtheinside
April 9th 2014

18097 Comments


site says the new album will thrash
song on there sounded like flyleaf


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TheSupernatural
April 9th 2014

1141 Comments


Based on the first single, this sounds like the 3rd album that Linkin Park should have made.

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TheSupernatural
April 9th 2014

1141 Comments


Also, the article title is great. I think we should all take a moment and appreciate that

itsalltherage
April 9th 2014

595 Comments


This will probs be average at best. But seeing them play Hybrid Theory at Download is going to be pretty sick.

zaruyache
April 9th 2014

6287 Comments


Someone wants to be Mastodon.

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Green Baron
April 9th 2014

19889 Comments


"song on there sounded like flyleaf"

come on fti

beachdude42
April 9th 2014

192 Comments


Imo Guilty All the Same is the best thing they've done in years, so I'm looking forward to this.

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bloc
April 9th 2014

34790 Comments


Damn the art is pretty sick

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Relinquished
April 9th 2014

24933 Comments


idk those arms are way too scrawny for any archer

Diamondize
April 9th 2014

1297 Comments


Artwork is gorgeous.

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Toondude10
April 9th 2014

3815 Comments


YES!

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MuhNamesTyler
April 9th 2014

3897 Comments


Band shits on my middle school nostalgia

MyNameIsPencil
April 9th 2014

563 Comments


Artwork is kinda cool
Album name is shit suppose I'll give this one a chance

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
April 9th 2014

2146 Comments


Looks like it might be cool

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sapient
April 9th 2014

1962 Comments


has potential, Guilty All the Same has grown a lot on me

PistolPete
April 9th 2014

3591 Comments


album cover is phenomenal, hopefully the music follows suit

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MO
April 9th 2014

18526 Comments


meh

TPM731
April 10th 2014

236 Comments


Sounds pretty interesting.

PorcelainRain
April 10th 2014

537 Comments


Love the album cover, like the single. I rated their last albums a 2 and 1.5 but I'm going in on this with good intentions.

Beardog
April 10th 2014

230 Comments


I liked everything Linkin Park has done and i can only have respect that they will never have one formula. I kinda like Guilty All the Same, the Rakim part is by far the best part of the song! As always I'm excited as fuck for what the album will sound like, just because it will be something completely different!

kaparoni
April 10th 2014

125 Comments


Another album ??!! The first 4 albums came out in a gap of 3-4 years each . The last 3 came out in 2010/2012 and now the new one . Let's not forget the remixes came out a few months ago .
I wish LP put out the first 2 albums fast as the latest 3 ...
It's a shame. I used to love them back at 2000-2003 but now ? I just can't hear them .

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Toondude10
April 10th 2014

3815 Comments


^ That statement made absolutely no sense at all whatsoever.

DatsNotDaMetulz
April 10th 2014

1750 Comments


From what he said in the interview I'm hoping this means it will be an overall heavy album, not necessarily a return to roots but more aggressive. as they said they're trying to get back to the sort of stuff they liked when they were 15 and Mike's grown tired of the indie scene.

Betray
April 10th 2014

2754 Comments


band is so shitty and irrelevant now it's not even funny

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Toondude10
April 10th 2014

3815 Comments


Guilty All The Same is better than MTM and ATS combined

DrGonzo1937
April 10th 2014

5556 Comments


Looking forward to it. Hopefully it won't blow. Artwork is pretty cool.

paradox1216
April 10th 2014

456 Comments


nice cover. idk about the single, but I do have hopes. linkin park is better than a lot of people give them credit for

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Uranium
April 10th 2014

7092 Comments


lol fucking rakim and linkin park what is the world coming to

Toondude10
April 10th 2014

3815 Comments


linkin park is better than a lot of people give them credit for [2]

MegaJake1024
April 11th 2014

718 Comments


Didn't like the single at first, but it grew on me a lot. Definitely hope the album has a lot more to offer than that, but still, artwork is sick and I'm eagerly anticipating this, even if I'm ready for my hopes to be completely dashed cause they probably will be.

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GringoSuave89
April 12th 2014

1029 Comments


"This isn't Botch, this isn't Meshuggah"

lolololol no shit Mike

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Evatallica
April 12th 2014

82 Comments


This is actually pretty good! The most complex music Linkin Park has displayed so far.

PorcelainRain
April 12th 2014

537 Comments


not even close actually :-/

DrGonzo1937
April 12th 2014

5556 Comments


Not the most technically able band, but they Chester as their vocalist, so....

gryndstone
April 12th 2014

305 Comments


linkin park is better than a lot of people give them credit for [3]

not to say they're amazing, but they haven't put out anything i'd consider bad. My gut tells me this'll be better than living things


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Toondude10
April 12th 2014

3815 Comments


Hopefully

DrGonzo1937
April 14th 2014

5556 Comments


Living Things was a great record, just didn't hold up consistantly toward the end of it.

xAshtrayux
April 30th 2014

82 Comments


^ Yes. Tinfoil/Powerless was a beautiful and powerful closer, though.


linkin park is better than a lot of people give them credit for [4]
I don't think that they released a truly bad album, except for Minutes to Midnight (which was still more mediocre than bad). I love everything else. Have high hopes for this.

Toondude10
April 30th 2014

3815 Comments


ATS still sucks, even if the Catalyst is a great song.

Green Baron
April 30th 2014

19889 Comments


"ATS still sucks,even if the Catalyst Blackout is a great song."

Toondude10
April 30th 2014

3815 Comments


Blackout didn't do anything for me. Sorry Green.

DrGonzo1937
May 1st 2014

5556 Comments


All albums rule

xAshtrayux
May 1st 2014

82 Comments


I actually think that ATS is an amazing record. It took me 1 year to fully get into it, though (and no, it doesn't mean it's shitty - it took me 2 years to fully apreciate TDAGARIM). It flows just lovely, and I adore the concept. It's the kind of record that should be listened to from start to finish. It really packs emotional punches.
I find it funny when people say that they do whatever brings them the most cash. If it was true, they would only release rehashes of Hybrid Theory. Instead, they experiment a lot. No wonder their fandom is so broken - they change a lot.
Maybe I'm biased, cause I'm much closer to "all albums rule in their own right" than hating on any of them (even if MTM is my least favourite one, it still has some good songs and was an important step for the band in searching their own identity).
I don't get the hate towards Linkin Park and never will. I've got a lot of respect for them, especially since a lot of their songs read as post-abuse narratives. If it's right to hate them, than I'd rather be wrong.





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