This article doesn’t say the band sold out. It says that they made a crappy Pop album.
Sam Williams
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But Linkin Park just made a late-period Eminem instrumentals album [… ]”

I don’t know, but this reads like he’s saying they sold out. Correct me if I’m wrong.

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