Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Shares Gnarly Post-Surgery Photo
After Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington severely injured his ankle last week, the singer tried to perform with the injury, rocking out on a scooter in Indianapolis. But ultimately, the group canceled the remaining dates of their winter Hunting Party tour because of his injury.
It looks like the problem was more serious than a normal break, as Bennington underwent surgery for the issue. Linkin Park posted the above photo with the caption "First ray of sunshine since the surgery. Thank you to everyone for all your support and well wishes," on the band's Twitter page late last week.
Bennington also shared a picture of his gnarly scar on his personal Twitter account, telling fans that he was healing and that he was thankful that the surgeon didn’t have to cut through or suture the area of his leg that is tattooed. You can check out that picture below.
According to the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, post-surgery recovery involves six to 12 weeks of rest and rehabilitation. Linkin Park are set to headline a number of spring and summer festivals, including the 2015 Loudwire Music Festival in Grand Junction, Colo., taking place June 26-28.
This is just the latest injury in a long line of ailments for the frontman. In the past, he has been bitten by a poisonous spider, broken his toe playing baseball, broken his wrist while jumping off a stage platform during a show and more.
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