Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has promised big choruses and heavy electronics for the band’s forthcoming album Living Things. True to his word, first single “Burn It Down” is coated in a layer of icy Depeche Mode synths and features one of Bennington’s patented full-bore refrains; it also boasts a rap by Mike Shinoda, a Linkin Park staple that’s increasingly more scarce than it used to be.

Living Things looks to continue the “One Step Closer” hitmakers’ journey into music for grown folks, and, with the emphasis on stately electronics and Beard Hall of Fame patron saint Rick Rubin behind the boards, another solid outing from the formerly-aggressive rap-rock ensemble. “Burn It Down” is available on iTunes, and Living Things hits stores June 26th.

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