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The Hunting Party
The Hunting Party
Studio album by Linkin Park
Released June 13, 2014
Recorded May 2013 - April 2014 at
Larrabee Sound Studios, EastWest Studios and Glenwood Place Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre Alternative metal, hard rock, rap rock
Length 45:12
Label Warner Bros., Machine Shop
Producer Brad Delson, Mike Shinoda, Emile Haynie, Rob Cavallo
Linkin Park studio album chronology
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The Hunting Party

The Hunting Party is the sixth studio album by American rock band Linkin Park. The album, self-produced by band members Mike Shinoda and Brad Delson, was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 13, 2014. It is the first album since Meteora not to be produced with Rick Rubin, after producing the band's previous three studio albums. The title The Hunting Party is a contextual metaphor: Linkin Park is the party that is hunting to bring back the energy and soul of rock.

The Hunting Party is a departure from the band's recent electronic rock sound of their previous two studio albums. The album, described by Shinoda as simply "a rock record", serves a statement by the band against contemporary mainstream and active rock bands, accused by Shinoda as "trying to be other bands and playing it safe". Packaged by an artwork by Brandon Parvini based off an original drawing by James Jean, the album took under a year to record and produce, with material being improvisationally written in the studio by the band. The album also features guest appearances from Page Hamilton of Helmet, Rakim, Daron Malakian of System of a Down, and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine.

The album was promoted by the band and Warner Bros, with multiple promotional teasers and interviews produced and published in the lead-up to the album's release and listening parties of the album being held worldwide on multiple dates. The band are also set to embark on the Carnivores Tour, a double-headline tour with Thirty Seconds to Mars, in support of the album. So far, three singles and two promotional singles from The Hunting Party have been released; "Guilty All the Same" in March 2014, "Until It's Gone" in May 2014 and a triple-release of "Wastelands", "Rebellion" and "Final Masquerade" in June 2014.

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Linkin Park, except where noted. 
The Hunting Party
No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Keys to the Kingdom"    3:38
2. "All for Nothing" (featuring Page Hamilton)  3:33
3. "Guilty All the Same" (featuring Rakim)Linkin Park, William Griffin 5:56
4. "The Summoning"    1:00
5. "War"    2:11
6. "Wastelands"    3:15
7. "Until It's Gone"    3:53
8. "Rebellion" (featuring Daron Malakian)Linkin Park, Daron Malakian 3:44
9. "Mark the Graves"    5:05
10. "Drawbar" (featuring Tom Morello)  2:46
11. "Final Masquerade"    3:37
12. "A Line in the Sand"    6:35
Total length:

  • Live from Mexico is Linkin Park's 2012 live performance in Monterrey, Mexico, originally recorded for MTV World Stage.


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Additional musicians

Technical personnel[3]
  • Mike Shinoda – production, engineering, creative direction
  • Brad Delson – production
  • Rob Cavallo – production (on "Wastelands"), A&R
  • Emile Haynie – production (on "Final Masquerade")
  • Ryan DeMarti – production coordination
  • Ethan Mates – engineering
  • Andy Wallace – mixing
  • Paul Suarez – Pro Tools
  • Josh Newell – digital editing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Rich Morales – mastering assistance

  • Alejandro Baima – assistant engineering
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineering
  • Jennifer Langdon – assistant engineering
  • Jerry Johnson – drum technician
  • Brandon Parvini – computer graphics, creative direction
  • Rickey Kim – creative direction
  • Annie Nguyen – art direction
  • James Jean – artwork
  • Brandon Cox – photography
  • Kymm Britton – publicity
  • Kas Mercer – publicity


Linkin Park
Hybrid Theory - Reanimation - Meteora - Live In Texas - Collision Course - Minutes To Midnight - Road to Revolution - A Thousand Suns
Extended Plays
Hybrid Theory EP - Underground v2.0 - Underground v3.0 - Underground v4.0 - Underground v5.0 - Underground v6.0 - Underground v7.0 - iTunes Live From SoHo - Songs from the Underground - Underground v8.0 - Underground 9: Demos - A Decade Underground - Underground X: Demos - 2011 North American Tour EP - A Thousand Suns: Puerta de Alcalà (Live) - iTunes Festival: London 2011 - Underground 11
One Step Closer - Crawling - Papercut - In the End - It's Goin' Down - Pts.of.Athrty - Somewhere I Belong - Faint - Numb - From The Inside - Lying From You - Breaking The Habit - Numb/Encore - What I've Done - Bleed It Out - Shadow Of The Day - Given Up - Leave Out All the Rest - New Divide - The Catalyst - Waiting for the End - Burning in the Skies - Iridescent - Burn It Down - Castle Of Glass - A Light That Never Comes (feat. Steve Aoki)
Fan-Made Albums
LPF Projekt - LPF Projekt 2 - LPF Side Projekt - Chrupek Remix Album - A.06 Remixes
Fake Albums
Under Attack - Under Attack (Full Album) - Project Revolution (The Remixes) - Erection - Splitting The DNA (2-CD) - Rare And Unreleased - Linkin Park Message Board - Wonderful System (Promo CD Unreleased) - For The Collectors - Linkin Park: Diamond Collection - DeLuxe Collection - Ultra Rare Trax Vol. 1 - Ultra Rare Trax Vol. 2 - Total Linkin - The Ballad Album - The Best Of... - HIM & Linkin Park (Mp3) - Linkin Park: Mp3 Collection: - Kabouki Theatre - Anatlogy - Lying From You - Runaway - Underground v2.5 - Underground v3.0 (2-CD) - Underground v4.0 (With Collision Course) - Linkin Park Underground (v2.0 v3.0 v4.0) - Hybrid Theory EP - Meteora - Meteora (2-CD) (HDCD) - Collision Course - Collision Course (2-CD) - Hybrid Theory / (Pts.Of.Athrty) EP / Faint EP - Meteora / Numb EP / The Art Of Meteora - Live In Orlando - Live In Nottingham - Live In Detroit - Live In Colorado Springs (02.02.2004) - Live At Super Bock Super Rock In Libson Portugal (06.09.2004) - Rock am Ring 2004 - Linkin Park:Video Collection

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