Linkin Park Announce ‘Hybrid Theory’ 20th Anniversary Reissue

Linkin Park have announced a reissue of their debut album, Hybrid Theory, to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Out October 9th via Warner Records, the reissue comes in multiple formats, including a super deluxe vinyl box set and deluxe CD that comes with the original album as well as the B-Side Rarities with 12 previously-released tracks from the era.

The super deluxe box set is a 5-disc collection that includes remix record Reanimation, LPU Rarities with 18 exclusive tracks from the Linkin Park Underground (LPU) fan club, and Forgotten Demos with 12 unreleased tracks. Three vinyl LPs and three DVDs, featuring unseen live footage from 2000 and 2001 and a replica of the band’s first documentary Frat Party at the Pankake Festival, are also included. Extras include an 80-page illustrated book with contributions from the band members and previously unseen photos; the original street team 2-track cassette; three lithographs with new art by Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn, and Frank Maddocks; replica tour laminate; and poster of the late lead vocalist Chester Bennington.

In addition to the ressiue, the band also shared the previously unreleased track “She Couldn’t,” which samples Mos Def’s voice from the High & Mighty’s “B-Boy Document ’99. Listen to it below.

Pre-order Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition here.


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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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