The Used’s Bert McCracken On The Late Chester Bennington (Linkin Park): “Chester Was There For Me At A Time Where I Was Deadly Suicidal And He Saved My Life”

The Used’s Bert McCracken was recently interviewed by Forbes about the band’s latest album “The Canyon,” which was inspired by the suicide of McCracken‘s friend Traegan. During the chat, he also opened up about the late Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), who he says saved his life.

McCracken said the following about Bennington:

“There’s a lot of stigma surrounding depression, we know there’s no cure. And to speak of suicide with any connotations to selfishness makes me sick and so angry that I end conversations immediately.

Chester was there for me at a time where I was deadly suicidal and he saved my life in 2004. The fact that nobody was able to be there for him in those moments is something we all should think about.

How I’ve chosen to deal with the death of Chester and my friend Traegan is to try to deal it with the opposite way I dealt with death in the past and that’s not internalize anything and maybe speak about it all the time, put it out there to fans, strangers even.

And in that way I kind of feel more connected to what depression might be, more a problem of humanity, a problem with American entitlement and boredom.”

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The Used Premiere “Over And Over Again” Music Video, Reveal Details For New Album “The Canyon”

The Used have premiered a new video for their new song “Over And Over Again.” This track is from their new album “The Canyon,” which will be released on October 27. That effort will feature 17 songs on two discs.

“The Canyon” Track Listing:

01. “For You”
02. “Cold War Telescreen”
03. “Broken Windows”
04. “Rise Up Lights”
05. “Vertigo Cave”
06. “Pretty Picture”
07. “Funeral Post”
08. “Upper Falls”
09. “The Divine Absence (This Is Water)”
10. “Selfies In Aleppo”
11. “Moving The Mountain (Odysseus Surrenders)”
12. “Over and Over Again”
13. “The Quiet War”
14. “Moon-Dream ”
15. “The Nexus”
16. “About You (No Songs Left to Sing)”
17. “The Mouth Of The Canyon”

The Used & Glassjaw Announce Fall 2017 U.S. Tour

The Used and Glassjaw have announced a fall U.S. tour together. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

10/27 San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
10/28 Los Angeles, CA – Palladium
10/30 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
10/31 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
11/02 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
11/03 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
11/05 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
11/07 Boston, MA – House of Blues
11/08 New York, NY – Terminal 5
11/10 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
11/12 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
11/14 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
11/15 Nashville, TN – War Memorial Auditorium
11/17 San Antonio, TX – The Vibes Event Center
11/18 Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
11/19 Dallas, TX – Southside Ballroom
11/21 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
11/24 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
11/25 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11/28 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
11/29 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo

The Used Release Self-Titled & “In Love And Death” Albums On Limited Edition Vinyl

The Used’s self-titled album and their “In Love And Death” album have both been repressed on limited edition vinyl. Those can be found HERE (will ship on August 26) or can be purchased on the band’s current tour.