March 22, 2023

Diego Farias (Ex-Volumes Guitarist) Bio, Wiki, Age, Brother, Father, Drugs, Cause of Death, Twitter

Diego Farias Bio, Wiki

Diego Farias is one of the founding members of Volumes who is reported to have died according to a Feb. 6 update from his brother, Gus Farias. His tragic death comes a few days after he announced his departure from the band.

Diego Farias Career Background

Farias founded the metalcore band in Los Angeles alongside fellow guitarist Daniel Braunstein in January 2009. The band’s first album, “Via,” appeared in 2011 and was followed up with 2014’s “No Sleep.”

He is listed as a composer and producer on the website for Farias Productions, a music production company that was set up by his father, Gustavo Farias. Farias is described as “an established guitar player and producer.” The bio goes on to say that Farias has worked with acts such as Animals As Leaders and underground rapper, Pouya.

Baco in 2017, Farias produced YouTube star Jake Paul’s viral hit, “It’s Everyday Bro.” Shortly after the video was released, it achieved more than 100 million views on YouTube. On May 30, 2018, Farias proudly announced on his Facebook page that following the success of the song, he was now a platinum producer.

Diego Farias Volumes Guitarist

Diego Farias is one of the founding members of Volumes. On January 29th, 2020, Farias tweeted that he was no longer working with Volumes saying, “Just wanna make an announcement that I am no longer performing or writing with the guys love you thnx xoxo.” Gus Farias left the group in December 2019 after being fired. The band is due to tour in Europe in March 2020 with singer Michael Barr who has rejoined the band after leaving in 2015.

The band in an official statement on Twitter said in part, “Diego was never fired/kicked out of the band. Over the past few years, we have seen him grow in his career as a producer and as a result, he lost the desire to tour with the band then subsequently couldn’t further commit to the overall writing process with the group.”

Diego Farias Awards

In his Twitter bio, Farias describes himself as “platinum, Grammy award-winning producer but sometimes I play guitar.” According to his Facebook page, Farias was a graduate of El Camino Real Senior High School and was a native of Los Angeles. On that page, Farias describes himself as the CEO of Farias Productions.

In 2016, Farias was the recipient of two Latin Grammys for his engineering work on icon Juan Gabriel’s album, “Los Duo 2.” The album took home the awards for Album of the Year and Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. Farias was quoted at the time as saying, via Lambgoat, “I am stoked that my family and I were honored at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards. RIP Juan Gabriel, you changed so many thousands of lives for the better. On another note, I can’t wait to show you all of what we have in store with this new Volumes album. I have spent the last year and a half carefully & diligently crafting what I feel is our best work yet!” Juan Gabriel passed away in August 2018.

Diego Farias Father

Farias’ father has worked with artists as varied as Melissa Etheridge, Juan Gabriel, Paul Anka and Andrea Bocelli, according to his official website. Gustavo Farias has also worked on commercials to Miller, Budweiser, Coca-Cola and Walmart.

Diego Farias Death & Cause

According to a February 6th update from his brother, Gus Farias, Diego Farias died. His tragic death comes a few days after he announced his departure from the band.

Gus Farias tweeted, “RIP to my brother Diego I love you. I can’t believe I’m typing this.” He followed that up with, “We toured the world together. We lived the dream together. I love you, Diego. Rest in paradise little brother you now live thru me.”