Chester's band is called Dead By Sunrise formerly known as Snow White Tan. In an interview Bennington revealed that he suffered sexual abuse from an older male friend when he was seven years old. Bennington took interest in music at a young age citing Depeche Mode and Stone Temple Pilots as early inspirations and dreamed of becoming a member of Stone Temple Pilots.
The band's debut album Out of AChester Benningtons was released on October 13 2009. Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20 1976) is an American musician singer-songwriter and actor. Bennington became known as a vocalist with Linkin Park's debut album Hybrid Theory in 2000 which was a massive commercial success.