|Also known as: Mitch Lucker
Born on: 20.10.1984
Died on: 01.11.2012
Lucker was born on October 20, 1984. He grew up in Riverside, California, with both his parents and two siblings. He suffered from social anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He was married to Jolie Carmadella on May 8, 2010, and had a daughter.
Lucker first started performing in his brother's garage band, covering a Hatebreed song he knew the lyrics to when they needed a vocalist. Lucker and rhythm guitarist Chris Garza later started Suicide Silence in 2002, a band which rose to fame very quickly. Originally, the band had two vocalists, with Tanner Womack fronting the band as well as Lucker. However, when Womack was dismissed, Lucker became the sole vocalist.
The band's debut album, The Cleansing becoming one of the biggest-selling Century Media releases with 7,250 copies sold in the first week. Their second album No Time To Bleed was released on June 30, 2009. The band's last album to feature Mitch, The Black Crown, was released on July 12, 2011. By this time, his lyrics had begun to lose the previous controversial anti-religious content.
On November 1, 2012, it was announced by Orange County Coroners Office that Mitch Lucker had died that day from injuries sustained after a motorcycle accident at Huntington Beach, California. The coroner's office said Lucker was "pronounced dead at 6:17 a.m. Thursday at UCI Medical Center in Orange County". One report stated that Lucker crashed his motorcycle shortly after 9:00 p.m. on October 31. He was 28 years old.