Crash Kills Suicide Silence Singer Mitchell Lucker

6:55 AM, Nov 2, 2012   |    comments
Suicide Silence arrive at the 2012 Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on April 11 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Suicide Silence death-metal band lead singer Mitchell Lucker has died in a Southern California motorcycle crash at age 28.

Huntington Beach police say Lucker lost control of his Harley-Davidson on Halloween night and slammed into a light police and then a pickup truck. He died Thursday at University of California, Irvine, Medical Center.

Fans gathered Thursday night for a candlelight vigil at the crash site.

Riverside-based Suicide Silence members include guitarists Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun, bass player Dan Kenny and drummer Alex Lopez.

The band posted a message on its Facebook page saying Lucker's death is devastating and the singer will be forever in their hearts.

Suicide Silence has released three Century Media albums: "The Cleansing," ''No Time to Bleed" and "The Black Crown."