It is possible for bands to recover after the death of a lead singer and It has been done before. Chester Bennington's style was both dark and hopeful. He had a tumultuous childhood, and he explored many of the issues he had through his music. He approached his music with a rare honesty that many musicians today are sorely lacking.
He made it personal, and his fans could connect with his struggles through the music. The group enjoyed a lot of commercial success with him. They sold millions of copies of their album, and they obtained a generous number of loyal fans. He was one of the most outgoing and creative artists of his generation.