Nuclear Blast Records reports 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."
The Orange County coroner’s office said Lucker was pronounced dead at 6:17 AM (Thursday, November 1st) at UCI Medical Center in Orange County. Coroner’s officials said Lucker was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident shortly before 9 PM, Wednesday.
Fans are encouraged to share their memories, photos of Mitch and condolences on the band’s official Facebook page.