Rock Sound is deeply saddened to report the death of Mitch Lucker, vocalist for Suicide Silence. He was 28 years old.
He was killed in a motorcycle crash this morning in California. Rock Sound has confirmed his death with the Orange County coroner's office, and because an autopsy has not yet taken place there is no official cause of death.
All at Rock Sound would like to pass on our sympathies to Mitch's friends and family.
18.31 GMT Article Edit - The following has just been posted by Nuclear Blast:
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: facebook.com/SuicideSilence.
18.35 GMT Article Edit - The following is posted on the band's Facebook page:
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.