The band will appearing on the show alongside host Dana Carvey in support of their recent album A Thousand Suns, and claim their segment will be truly unique.
"I think lately people have been pushing the envelope with that show, and on TV in general, and for us especially we feel like there's a way to make it a little extra-special," bandmember Mike Shinoda explained. "So we have a couple of things planned for SNL this time that are unique for us and, I'm pretty sure, unique for their show."
"I don't think anyone's done anything like this on their show," Shinoda added.
The band previously appeared on the programme in 2007 in promotion of their third studio album Minutes to Midnight<./em>
Linkin Park's appearance on Saturday Night Live airs tonight on NBC.