A number of heavy metal musicians have commented on the passing of SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker, who died this morning (Thursday, November 1) after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night.
Dino Cazares (FEAR FACTORY): "I am truly shocked to hear the news about Mitch Lucker today. I've watched him grow up when SUICIDE SILENCE were just a local band in the L.A. area. He was so young with a great future ahead of him. He was truly a all around good dude. This really sucks! My condolences got out to his family, friends, band and his fans worldwide. He had so much to live for. RIP."
Robb Flynn (MACHINE HEAD): "RIP my brother, fuck. Did 5 tours with the dude, my deepest sympathies to the whole SUICIDE SILENCE family. Great dudes, truly amazing people."
SHADOWS FALL: "Very sad news to hear about Mitch from SUICIDE SILENCE. We were very much looking forward to sharing the stage at Cali Metal Fest. Rest in peace, brother, the metal community took a big hit today."
BRING ME THE HORIZON: "We're deeply saddened to have lost one of heavy music's most valued icons, Mitch Lucker. Our thoughts are with his family friends and fans."
Ben Orum (ALL SHALL PERISH): "RIP Mitch Lucker. You were a great friend and one hell of a frontman. Our thoughts and love go out to everyone whose life you touched."
Paolo Gregoletto (TRIVIUM): "I am pretty stunned by the news of Mitch passing. It sucks that someone with so much potential has been taken from us. RIP."
Jeremy Spencer (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH): "R.I.P. Mitch Lucker. I remember those guys waking me up when they'd hit the stage almost every morning on Mayhem back in '08."
IN THIS MOMENT: "R.I.P. Mitch, our hearts and prayers go out to your family."
ABORTED: "Our deepest condolences to the family and friends, bandmembers of Mitch Lucker... such a tragedy. You will be missed."
BURY TOMORROW : "RIP Mitch Lucker, one of the best front men our band has shared the stage with, our thoughts go out to his family."
Ol Drake (EVILE): "Incredibly sad news about Mitch Lucker, R.I.P. my thoughts are with his friends and family."
NONPOINT: "Even though we never met him, you never want to see one of your peers go out like this. Our condolences, thoughts."
THY WILL BE DONE: "Thoughts and prayers to Mitch, his family and loved ones. Stunned."
Phil Bozeman (WHITECHAPEL): "Today sucks. My heart goes out to everyone in SUICIDE SILENCE and Mitch's family. Still can't believe it."
EVERY TIME I DIE: "Our deepest sincerities go out to the band members close friends and, most of all, family of Mitch Lucker. So tragic. He was always smiling."
Chris Kael (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH): "Put your fingers in the fucking air and live your life without a care." #RIPMitchLucker."
A LIFE ONCE LOST: "RIP Mitch Lucker"
TERROR: "Rest easy, Mitch. A good, level headed soul in a sea full of undeserved egos."
Jeff Kendrick (DEVILDRIVER): "Mitch Lucker, I am so saddened by your passing. My heart goes out to his family and my SUICIDE SILENCE brothers. Loss for words right now."
Michael Keene (THE FACELESS): "Devastating news about a good friend and a good guy. I'm so sorry to hear about this. RIP Mitch."
DARKEST HOUR: "Our hearts go out to the good dudes in SUICIDE SILENCE and, of course, all their family and friends. Mitch was an all around amazing dude who we were lucky to have toured with if only a few times. We are heartbroken, this is heartbreaking."
David Draiman (DISTURBED): "Mitch was a super nice guy. He will be missed, RIP."
THREAT SIGNAL: "RIP Mitch Lucker of SUICIDE SILENCE. Such an unwanted surprise. Life's too short."
Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED): "RIP Mitch Lucker, such a sweet guy. Take a moment for him today and send love to his daughter, family and bandmates. Life is so short and fragile."
Mark Hunter (CHIMAIRA): "Hard to find the right thing to tweet/say as this is such an impersonal means of communication. RIP Mitch. Love to the SUICIDE SILENCE camp."
THROWDOWN: "Keep the Lucker family in your thoughts. A 5-year-old girl lost her dad, a wife her husband, parents their son."
UNEARTH: "#RipMitchLucker Our thoughts are with his family, friends and band mates. Please do the same."
BONDED BY BLOOD: "R.I.P. Mitch Lucker vocalist of SUICIDE SILENCE. A fellow road warrior you will be missed."
THE FUNERAL PYRE: "The relationship between SUICIDE SILENCE and us goes back nearly ten years. To hear of such a tragedy is heartbreaking. We extend our deepest condolences to everyone in the band, as well as their loved ones. RIP Mitch. You'll be missed dearly."
Matt DeVries (FEAR FACTORY, CHIMAIRA): "Devastated at hearing the news about Mitch Lucker. My heart goes out to his friends and family. RIP."
CEPHALIC CARNAGE: "Horrible news to wake up to today. RIP Mitch Lucker. You will be missed."
Philip Labonte (ALL THAT REMAINS): "R.I.P. Mitch Lucker. Condolences to the whole SUICIDE SILENCE family."
FOZZY: "Sad news today as we learn of the passing SUICIDE SILENCE lead singer, Mitch Lucker. RIP, Mitch. You will be missed."