It’s been less than a month since Suicide Silence singer Mitch Lucker passed away from a motorcycle accident. And this past Saturday (November 24), the remaining members of Suicide Silence made their first public appearance at the California Metalfest to announce their first live performance since Lucker’s death.
The show will take place December 21 at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA, with tickets supposedly going onsale this coming Friday. Proceeds from the show will go towards Lucker’s five year old daughter Kenadee. Guitarist Mark Heylmun revealed during the announcement that they will have a different singer for each song, though who exactly will be joining Suicide Silence onstage is still unknown. It’s also unclear what will become of Suicide Silence following the benefit show. However, However, it’s hard to believe that the remaining members are anywhere near ready to regroup so soon after Lucker’s passing. Whatever the future might hold for Suicide Silence, it’s a safe bet that the benefit show will be an emotional night for everyone onstage and in attendance.
Fan filmed footage of the band’s announcement at the California Metalfest (which they were previously slated to perform at) can be seen above.