Linkin Park has made cyber-history by becoming the first band to rack up more than one billion hits on YouTube.com.

The band joins such solo artists as Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Justin Bieber in the exclusive club with a combination of videos, live performance clips and interviews.

One tenth of all the hits Linkin Park have notched up are linked to the video for "New Divide", from the " Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" soundtrack.