NewsJuly 20, 2017 6:29 PM ET76,191 views

Korn guitarist calls Chester Bennington suicide 'cowardly'

Korn guitar player Brian "Head" Welch took to Facebook this afternoon to comment on the suicide of Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington. Here's what he had to say:
"Honestly, Chester's an old friend who we've hung with many times, and I have friends who are extremely close to him, but this is truly pissing me off! How can these guys send this message to their kids and fans?! I'm sick of this suicide shit! I've battled depression/mental illness, and I'm trying to be sempethetic, but it's hard when you're pissed! Enough is enough! Giving up on your kids, fans, and life is the cowardly way out!!!"
UPDATE: Welch has subsequently issued the following:
"I didn't mean to sound insensitive about Chester. Just dealing with a range of emotions today. Love you Chester. I'm pissed that you did this, but I know this could have been me back in the day after getting wasted one night."

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