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.
The band has made the following statement official via its 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. R.I.P. Mitchell Adam Lucker – We Love You Brother“
Fans are encouraged to share their memories, photos of Mitch and condolences on the band’s official Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/SuicideSilence