Suicide Silence Frontman Mitch Lucker Killed In Motorcycle Accident
UPDATE, 5:30pm EDT: View twenty recent photos culled from Mitch’s Instagram account here, including several showing his affection for motorcycles and his young daughter.
According to The Press-Enterprise, Mitch Lucker, frontman of Suicide Silence, died at 6:17am PDT on Thursday morning, November 1. Lucker was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday in Huntington Beach, CA. He was 28 years old.
No further details about the specific injuries that led to Lucker’s death or about the crash itself are known at this time. We will update you all as soon as we know anything else.
Three days before the accident, a fan snapped this photo that’s allegedly of Mitch on his motorcycle [via The Gauntlet]:
The band was scheduled to perform at California Metalfest VI in San Bernardino on Saturday, November 24. No word on whether that show will proceed.
On behalf of everyone at MetalSucks, we send Mitch’s family, friends and bandmates all of our best. May he rest in peace.
It is with great sadness and regret this morning that we have to report that Mitch Lucker,vocalist of SUICIDE SILENCE, passed away a few hours ago due to injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident.
NUCLEAR BLAST would like to offer our condolences to his family, friends, band members and fans worldwide who are affected by this loss.
He left us doing what he loved to do most. He was 28 years old and will be sorely missed.
Official statement from Suicide Silence via Facebook:
There’s no easy way to say this. Mitch passed away earlier this morning from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident. This is completely devastating to all of us and we offer our deepest condolences to his family. He will be forever in our hearts.
R.I.P. Mitchell Adam Lucker – We Love You Brother