HITS Daily Double

Linkin Parked in Neutral

LINKIN PARKED IN NEUTRAL: Hot on the heels of brisk ticket sales for the upcoming Backstreet Boys/NKOTB tour comes word that Linkin Park’s planned jaunt is off to a less-than-sensational start at the box office. This comes in the wake of disappointing sales for their most recent album, the Rick Rubin-produced A Thousand Suns, which is just short of the 500k mark after 10 weeks in the marketplace. (11/23p)