Update: Nuclear Blast Records has issued a statement: 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. Fans are encouraged to share their memories, photos of Mitch and condolences on the band’s official Facebook page.”
Mitch Lucker, vocalist for Suicide Silence, died earlier today at the UCI Medical Center in Orange County after being involved in a motorcycle accident last night. He leaves behind a wife and daughter. He was 28 years old.
My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mitch, the rest of the Suicide Silence crew, and to all the fans of the band around the world. Mitch, may you rest in peace.