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What puzzle does Linkin Park want us to solve?

A couple of days back, Linkin Park posted something odd on their website. It featured a countdown clock and what looked like some malicious code for download.

The website has changed into what appears to be a puzzle for fans to solve. What’s going on here?

Click on the CD case and…

Click past that and you enter a word of Wordle.

I’ll tell you right now that the Wordle/Lurple solution is “shelf.” Go back to the main page (try also Notice the key? That’s a mystery for the moment.

There’s a lot more, but I don’t want to spoil it for you. Enjoy the whole thing here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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