Cornell and Bennington had been friends for years, touring and performing together many times in the mid-2000's.
The song is particularly meaningful because it's the one that Bennington himself performed at Cornell's funeral in May, so the fact that Toni was able to get through it is a testament to her strength.
Fans of Linkin Park were taken by surprise when they learned that singer #Chester Bennington committed suicide. The two musicians were close friends and died only two months apart of each other.
ABC/Randy HolmesChester Bennington struggled with drug and alcohol addiction throughout his life. The opening line, "I don't like my mind right now" - like, that is me 24 hours a day. I think that it's just another awful event that gets put in your subconscious.
On Linkin Park's songs, his voice, both delicate and gritty, connected with teens who could relate to the angst and confusion in the lyrics.
Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park's debut album which was the top-selling USA album of 2001 and produced angst-ridden hits such as In The End - returned at No. 8.
Bennington's wife Talinda tweeted her gratitude towards Martin after his performance on Tuesday.