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Watch Linkin Park perform "In the End" at Grand Central, because nothing really matters when you ride the NYC subway

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Clayton Guse

Laughable rock band Linkin Park made commutes all the more miserable for people traveling through Grand Central Terminal earlier this week. The group, which was shamefully beloved by teenagers in the aughts, gave a surprise performance on a subway platform at the famed station as a part of Good Morning America's "Pop-Up Week." The 2008 Teen Choice Award winners belted their hit song "In the End," leading dozens of passersby to sing along.

In case you thought Linkin Park and their rap-meets-rock sound were long gone, this appearance serves as a painful reminder that they are alive and well. This summer, the group is teaming up for a tour with Blink 182 that will come to Citi Field in July. The collaboration has been dubbed "Blinkin Park," because nothing says nostalgia like an insufferable pun.   

When GMA debuted the segment on Thursday morning, host Michael Strahan claimed that the band performed at Grand Central Station, which is, of course, a post office. 

At the end of the day, "In the End" serves as an apt metaphor for the daily experience of New York subway riders: "I tried so hard and got so far, but in the end it doesn't even matter."

Maybe they're onto something. 

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