The band members decided to name their band Xero their first recording in 1996

The band members decided to name their band xero

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other band members. The band members decided to name their band Xero – their first recording in 1996. Unfortunately, this first recording did not sell as they expected and this brought them frustration. However, they did not give up as they continued to work things out in Shinoda’s studio ("Linkin Park - Biography, History, Band"). Farrell left the Linkin Park, but the band recruited Bennington to replace him. Afterwards, the group changed its name to Hybrid Theory before being changed again to Linkin Park. During this time, Linkin Park band faced a lot of rejection from different recording studios. They, however, asked for help from Jeff Blue who helped them sign a deal with Warner Bros in 1999. In the year 2000 Linkin Park produced their first breakthrough album – Hybrid Theory. In the End and Crawling were some of the massive hits on this album. Some of these songs even featured in some movies like Dracula and Valentine ("Linkin Park Biography - 8notes.com"). Moreover, the Hybrid Theory album was amazingly nominated for the Grammy Awards, Best New Artist, and Best Hard Rock Performance. As a result, the band reached its peak of success and became a well-known musical group not only in the US but all over the world. For this reason, Linkin Park band started receiving offers to perform in
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