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Linkin Park will play its only North American concert of 2013 on February 16th at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. according to Antimusic. The band will follow that up with a late February/early March trip to Australia and New Zealand, but has no other gigs scheduled on this continent for the rest of that year.
However, the band is closing out 2012 by giving away a new song for free as part of the launch of a new music software called StageLight. Singer Mike Shinoda has composed the track and already put it online via the service, which is designed to allow anyone to create a song and immediately share it with others.
Shinoda has invited fans to listen to the song and manipulate or even add to it to create their own version.
The artist will be appearing at Dell World in Austin, Texas this week to do a live demo of the program.
Linkin Park has also teaming with Dell to launch the Linkin Park Edition product line, which includes the StageLight software with customized and exclusive Linkin Park sounds on a high performance Dell computer.
The library of sounds, loops and drum tracks will allow users to create their own songs using signature sounds created by the band. The Linkin Park Edition is out now, with sounds continuing to be updated throughout 2013.