News•May 1, 2013 11:12 AM ET•27,697 views
Suicide Silence: rumors of new singer unfounded
During the past week, there have been rumors circulating that Suicide Silence has found a replacement for Mitch Lucker, who tragically passed away six months ago. Specifically, ex-Suffokate vocalist Ricky Hoover has been rumored to be the band's new frontman. The talk seems to have picked up considerable steam during the last 48 hours as a simple Twitter search for "Suicide Silence" yields a slew of related comments and questions. In addition to the fact that it seems unlikely that Suicide Silence would line up a replacement at this time, Hoover himself has now taken to Twitter to debunk the rumors, posting the following: So, for the time being at least, we consider the matter closed.