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Suicide Silence Vocalist Mitch Lucker Killed In Motorcycle Accident

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Update: Footage from the candlelight vigil held for Mitch has now been posted online and can be found right here.

The Press Enterprise, Bloody-Disgusting, and several other website are reporting that Suicide Silence front man Mitch Lucker has passed away. PE.com reports:

Mitch Lucker, singer for the Riverside heavy metal band Suicide Silence, died Thursday morning, Nov. 1, after being in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night in Huntington Beach. The Orange County coroner’s office said Lucker was pronounced dead at 6:17 a.m. Thursday at UCI Medical Center in Orange County. The victim had the same name and date of birth as the singer, officials confirmed.

Coroner’s officials said Lucker was hospitalized after a motorcycle accident shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday. Huntington Beach police were investigating the crash and expected to release details Thursday morning.

The band's main website has been down today, presumably due to high traffic. The band's label has now also released this news:

"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 profile."

Suicide Silence's Facebook page has also now been updated with this message:

"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."

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1. Deathblooms writes:

dayyyummm

Didn't really like the band but hate to see this

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. zMETALlica writes:

He was my age, damn :(. Too young to die! heard he had a daughter too.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. R10 writes:

Wasn't a huge fan of SS,but they put on a pretty good performance in Hartford,CT. a year and a half ago at Mayhem Fest. Pretty shocked,dude was so young! RIP!

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. STH5563 writes:

This is definitely a shame. RIP. It's not going to be the same without him in the Metal world. I'll miss seeing him and Suicide Silence once a year.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Anonymous writes:

I wasn't much of a fan of SS, but this is really sad. He was way too young to go, he had a kid too ;_;

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Ficticious writes:

Always sad to hear news like this...

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. MooseDrool writes:

Wasn't a fan to begin with and then I saw Suicide Silence live and it changed my opinion on them. This is sad news, 28 is too young to die. RIP brother.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ZMA writes:

WHAAAAAAT?!?! No fvckin' way!!
R10, I was at that show with you dude.
I became a Suicide Silence fan that day. Very very sad to hear this.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 3:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. R10 writes:

Thats right ZMA,pretty good show there in Hartford! Hope all is well with you on LI due to Sandy,i saw pics of places on LI underwater. Hope all is well dude!

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 4:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. ZMA writes:

Definitely bro. But yea man it's alright around my area. It's weird, I never lost power at my place. While thousands of people around the island are suffering, I was kinda sitting at my place going "This is it?" lol
A lot of people still don't have power and gas is starting to run out cause they can't get shipments out this far. It's retarded. It'll all mellow out by the end of the week hopefully, thanks for the concern dude. Appreciated. =]

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 4:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. KREDD writes:

yeah, not a fan of SS, but this is sad news, indeed.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 4:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Runninash writes:

Absolutely gutted!! Massive fan and you will be sorely missed Mitch. Saw them in London and enjoyed a beer with him. Even more proud now of my SS tattoo. You have helped me through my life Mitch with your vocals just so sad that yours has been cut so short. R.I.P Mitch. You'll be missed!

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 writes:

i'm not familiar with Suicide Silence, but it still sucks...condolences to the band and all of their friends, family and fans

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. dK writes:

hate(d) this band with a near passion, but never would wish this on any of them. really sucks. RIP dude.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Tanya writes:

I'm seriously so sad to hear this :( I loved SS , RIP Mitch

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 5:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Becci writes:

R.I.P. Mitch <;/3
he was so young and still had a long life to live :'( his lil daughter must be devistated :'(

Suicide Silence fan

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Megahell writes:

Saw SS a couple of years ago. The band is good, he made them unique. Great voice. He will be missed.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 6:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Mr Singh writes:

I never listen to this bands music but i have to say this is a sad way to, Rip Mitch

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. DixieSkumLord666 writes:

I'm not a huge fan of suicide silence, but this is very sad...my condolences to the friends, family, band and fans...28 is way too young to leave the planet....its like the quote in say in lord of the rings "What a sad world is this, where the old linger and the young perish"....hope all MU members in the Northeast are doing okay after sandy

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 7:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. dK writes:

^ it's effectively the end of this band. let's get real..... they (ss) were not wholly impressive at all and most kids just dug mitch's inhuman scream technique.

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 9:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. FeVeRDrEaM620 writes:

im so sad over this ill miss u mitch wish i could lift the weight of the world like you did <;333 u will forever be an inspiration 2 me...i need 2 get the cleansing head tattooed now :/

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 10:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Deathblooms writes:

I was at that Hartford show too Z10 & ZMA, SS was good

# Nov 1, 2012 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Chocoholic writes:

My greatest sympathies goes to his wife, his daughter, his parents, his band mates, his friends. I'll always be a SS fan. R.I.P Mitch <;3 Heaven gained a f***ing awesome vocalist.

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 12:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. BlackMurder writes:

Damn.. I really wanted Suicide Silence to come to Korea and show great performance.. But it became an impossible dream.. RIP Mitch Lucker. My deepest condolences to Suicide Silence, Mitch's friends, family.. I'm gonna listen to the music of SS all day long today..

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 1:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. StabbingTheDrama writes:

Very sad to see anything like this. My heart goes out to all his family and friends. RIP

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 2:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. silvermountains writes:

Sad especially because he had a daughter, RIP Mitch

I wasn't ever a fan but I've seen SS 2 times, both times I took a nap and a beer break but I mean, death is sad none the less.

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 9:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Shwizzy writes:

always sad to hear news like this, never was a huge fan myself, but i hope his band can recover and continue on after this loss. RIP Mitch

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. cbella writes:

Very sad to hear this. Regardless of whether you like the band, 28 is too young

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 2:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. holysh*t writes:

The dead are not really dead, they live on inside your head.....R.I.P. Mitch

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 4:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. b12 writes:

terrible news, so young....rip

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 5:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Jigenuck writes:

Well, drinking and driving just don't get along well. Way a go, idiot. You've ratter drink and drive than to see you freaking daughter-family. That was you f***ing choice. RIP and my deepest sympathy for the family.

# Nov 2, 2012 @ 8:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. MEATCURTAINMANGLER writes:

BEST NEW SCREAMER BAND... BLAME IT ON GOD!!! WAKE UP MUTHAFOCKERS!!! YOU SHOULD ALL JUST BE FANS ANYWAYS IF YOU EVER WERE REAL METAL FANS!!! I HATE
LAME POSTS "NOT A FAN BUT..." LAME!!! LISTEN TO SS SUPER LOUD AND LET YOURSELF GO CRAZY AND SAY "NOT A FAN"!!! GO TO HELL!!!

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. deathfreak writes:

deathcores now one band weaker =) , while its sad that he died at such a young age, this benifits metal if anything

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. deathfreak writes:

deathcores now one band weaker =) , while its sad that he died at such a young age, this benifits metal if anything

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. no one writes:

Funny, only 34 posts....not a fan but...yeah

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Mudguts666 writes:

This is really sad news.... We lose another metal brother.

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 11:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. drinking? writes:

Proof that he was drinking? No, you just outright accuse him of it.

Of course, if he was then he gets NO sympathy. None. If not, then all the best to his family in the future.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 8:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. hellrat writes:

^shut the fvck up, you blithering fvcking idiot

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 9:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Killingtime writes:

thegauntlet.com reports via his wife that he was loaded the night he crashed his bike... hard to feel sorry for people who do dumb things, even if it is an aweful tragedy and a blow to the metal community.

Here's to the family, hopefully they can keep on.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 10:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Lord Gore writes:

i liked there music especally slaves to substance which sounds like it had to do with drugs

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 10:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. TheIronMan writes:

Rest In Peace.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. GORECUNT writes:

Some time ago, I shared a picture of Mitch on stage. His little girl walked on stage because she wanted Daddy to hold her. So in front of a crowd of hundreds, Mitch picked her up and kissed her. The crowd cheered, she was probably confused but even in that photo, you could tell he loved her. He loved life. Its a shame that a man like him died, regardless of whether or not you're a fan, he lived like the rest of us and died too soon.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. mmm putridpile seatroc writes:

I AM SOOOOO VERY VERY SORRY TO HEAR THE HEART BREAKN NEWS HE WAS ONE HELLUVA ARTIST N MORE MORE A WONDERFUL INDIVIDUAL IVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING HIM IN PERSON MY HEART N PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS FAM N FRIENDS

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Jigenuck writes:

A big Hail! to Machine Head who asked for a moment of silence for Mitch at Montreal show tonight.

# Nov 6, 2012 @ 12:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. dan_san writes:

its a shame when anyone dies but the metal world is no worse off. terrible lyricist, mediocre vocalist.

# Nov 8, 2012 @ 5:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Valentine_no_more writes:

God damn.

# Nov 9, 2012 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. STH5563 writes:

@deathfreak, you're a piece of trash. I hope you die. The world would benefit from having one less idiot.

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