By: Gary Graff
Linkin Park is back in the studio, working on a follow-up to 2012's gold-certified "Living Things."
Singer Chester Bennington tells us that group is "getting started on the next record. I wouldn't say we're very far along. I wouldn't say the process has begun, but we've done a few songs that are good and there are good ideas coming in. But I wouldn't expect it to be done any time soon."
To fill the void, however, Linkin Park plans to release a new remix album, "LP Recharge," on October 29 featuring versions of "Living Things" songs done by Datsik, KillSonic, Vice, Rick Rubin and the group's Mike Shinoda, who oversaw the project.
It also features "A Light That Never Comes;" a collaboration with Steve Aoki that accompanies Linkin Park's new Facebook game, also called LP Recharge.
Bennington, meanwhile, is also prepping for the October 8 release of "High Rise," his new EP as a member of Stone Temple Pilots.
The group has a handful of dates booked during October and December in the U.S. and Japan and will be part of Australia's Soundwave Festival tour in March.
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