First listen: Linkin Park's new single

2012-04-19 09:03
Cape Town – American band Linkin Park released the first single off their much-anticipated fifth studio album on Tuesday.

The single, titled Burn It Down, is from the band's fifth album LIVING THINGS, which will be released on 25 June.

The album was co-produced by Rick Rubin (Adele, Metallica) and Linkin Park vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Shinoda, who co-produced Linkin Park's last two albums, A Thousand Suns and Minutes to Midnight.

About the new album, Rolling Stone magazine has said that "the material is the band's most powerful since its mega-hit 2000 debut".

Fans can pre-order LIVING THINGS from the band's website and will receive an immediate download of the single.

Linkin Park have won several awards including Grammys and are known for hits such as Crawling and In The End.

Listen to the new single below: