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Remembering Sum 41's Performance of Linkin Park's "Faint" ft. Mike Shinoda

Deryck Whibley and Mike Shinoda performing together at Reading Festival.

Sum 41 announcing their disbandment is an emotional blow to the world of rock. In lieu of this news, let us remember the good times, such as when they rocked the stage with their live rendition of Linkin Park's "Faint" in 2018 at the Reading and Leeds Festival. The performance featured a guest appearance with none other than Mike Shinoda himself.

Deryck Whibley described the performance as "nerve wracking" in an Instagram post, stating that the band only decided to include the song a week before the performance, with the only rehearsal being from Deryck in a hotel room, alone, nights before the show.

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Upon the day of the performance, audience reception to the tribute was widely acclaimed by Linkin Park and Sum 41 fans. This performance, honoring the late Chester Bennington's memory, stands as one of Sum 41's finest moments, and we at the nu-metal agenda concur, that this was a performance that undoubtedly would make Chester proud.

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