Mitch Lucker was an American musician who was best known as the main vocalist for the heavy metal band Suicide Silence. Mitch was well-known for being covered in tattoos. He believed tattoos to be works of art. His ensemble made its debut in 2007 with the album The Cleansing. In its first week, the album sold more than seven thousand copies. Suicide Silence became one of Century Media’s best-selling bands. The ensemble released three studio albums within a span of nine years. Mitch passed away in 2012 due to a motorcycle accident in Huntington Beach, California. He was only 28 years old when he passed away.
Childhood and Adolescence
Mitchell Adam Lucker was born in Riverside, California on October 20, 1984. He was inspired by bands like ‘Korn,’ ‘Deftones,’ ‘Slayer,’ and ‘Sepultura.’He stated in one of his interviews that his father would frequently urge him and his brother to listen to new music.
Mitch Lucker’s Career
In 2002, the band ‘Suicide Silence’ was founded in Riverside, California. Apart from Mitch, the band comprised Chris Garza, Rick Ash, Mike Bodkins, Josh Goddard, and Tanner Womack. On September 18, 2007, they issued ‘The Cleansing,’ their first full-length studio album. Their debut record was a success, selling over 7,000 copies in its first week. The album opened at position 94 on the Billboard 200 chart. It went on to become one of Century Media albums best-selling albums.
Their first album’s success earned them an invitation to appear at the ‘Mayhem Festival’ in 2008. Following that, he traveled to Europe and the United States. ‘No Time to Bleed,’ their second album, was published on June 30, 2009. The record peaked at number 32 on the Billboard 200. The album sold 14 thousand copies in its first week of distribution in the United States alone.
Their third album, ‘The Black Crown,’ was published on July 12, 2011, and it, too, sold over 14,000 copies in the United States within a week of its release. The album ‘The Black Crown’ opened at number 28 on the Billboard Top 200. The band also played at the ‘Mayhem Festival’ that year.
After Mitch Lucker’s death, their fourth album, ‘You Can’t Stop Me,’ was published in the United States on July 15, 2014. Hernan “Eddie” Hermida of ‘All Shall Perish’ took Mitch’s position. On February 24, 2017, the band issued their self-titled album, which sold over 4,000 copies in its first week. This record sold 69% fewer copies than ‘You Can’t Stop Me.’ Both critics and fans gave it mixed evaluations.
Awards and Recognition
‘Suicide Silence’ earned the ‘Revolver Golden God Award’ for ‘Best New Talent’ in 2009.
Personal History and Legacy
Mitch married his long-term partner Jolie Carmadella on May 8, 2010. Kenadee Lucker, their daughter, was born in 2007 before they married. Mitch died in a motorcycle mishap in Huntington Beach, California, on November 1, 2012, at 6:17 a.m.
On December 21, 2012, a memorial concert was held at the ‘Fox Theater’ in Pomona, California, to benefit Mitch’s daughter’s future education. ‘Ending Is the Beginning: The Mitch Lucker tribute Show,’ was the title of the tribute. On December 16, 2013, the band unveiled the show’s trailer. On February 18, 2014, the program was released on CD/DVD/Blu-ray.
Estimated Net Worth
Mitch Lucker is one of the wealthiest and most renowned metal singers in the world. Mitch Lucker has a net worth of $5 million, according to our analysis of Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.