Meteora is the second studio album by California-based nu metal band Linkin Park, first released on March 25, 2003. Following the collaboration album Reanimation which featured remixes of their debut album Hybrid Theory. Linkin Park released singles from Meteora for over a year, including Somewhere I Belong and Numb.
The music in Meteora represents significant changes since the release of Hybrid Theory. It is characterized by more relevant influences from rapcore ("Lying From You", "Hit The Floor", "Figure.09"), hip hop ("Nobody's Listening") and electronic music ("Breaking the Habit"). Their instrumental song Session was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental