It's hard to believe that it's been 20 years since Linkin Park's era-defining album Meteora was released, but here we are, celebrating this groundbreaking album's anniversary. With hits like "Numb," "Breaking the Habit," and "Somewhere I Belong," Meteora solidified Linkin Park's status as one of the most influential bands of the early 2000s, and their music continues to inspire and connect with fans around the world.
Linkin Park's Meteora is undoubtedly one of the greatest albums of all time. From its unique and groundbreaking sound to its emotionally resonant lyrics, Meteora has definitely left a mark on music history. The album builds on the sound that Linkin Park introduced with their debut album, Hybrid Theory which also was a prolific album and the foundation of Linkin Park’s future sound and aesthetic. Meteora features a powerful combination of heavy guitar riffs, electronic beats, and melodic vocals.
Beyond its musical achievements, Meteora also features songs that deal with themes of struggle, loss, and inner turmoil that many listeners could relate to on a personal level. Something that lead vocalist Chester Bennington had a huge part to play in.
To celebrate this milestone, Linkin Park has released a new line of collectible merchandise that pays tribute to Meteora and its impact on the music industry. From t-shirts to vinyl records to posters, the collection features a variety of items that are sure to excite any Linkin Park fan.
One of the highlights of the collection is a limited-edition Meteora box set, which includes a CD and vinyl version of the album, as well as a DVD featuring live performances and behind-the-scenes footage. The box set also includes a book with rare photos and a special message from the band, making it a must-have for any true Linkin Park collector and retails at 169 USD.
In addition to the box set, the collection features a variety of t-shirts and hoodies with iconic Meteora imagery, including the album cover and band member portraits, Meteora skate deck and a poster featuring a handwritten lyric sheet from the album. These items are not only collectible, but also functional and can be used in everyday life.
As we look back on 20 years of Meteora, it's clear that Linkin Park's music has stood the test of time and continues to resonate with fans today. This new collectible merchandise is a fitting tribute to the band's legacy and a reminder of the impact they have had on music and culture. Whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomer to the band's music, and its enduring legacy.