Diego Farias Biography – Wiki
Diego Farias, one of the founding members of Volumes, has died, his brother, Gus Farias, confirmed on Twitter. Farias’ tragic death comes a few days after he announced his departure from the band.
BREAKING: Former Volumes (@Volumesband) guitarist Diego Farias has reportedly passed away at the age of 27, according to a statement from his brother and former bandmate Gus Farias https://t.co/7sIJvf2J0I
— altpress (@AltPress) February 6, 2020
Diego Farias Age
He was 27 years old.
Farias Announced His Departure From Volumes in on January 29
On January 29, 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.
An official statement from the band on Farias’ departure 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.”
Just wanna make an announcement that I am no longer performing or writing with the guys love you thnx xoxo
— yaygo🔌 (@PRODBYYAYGO) January 29, 2020
Diego Farias Brother
Gus posted a message early this morning on Twitter writing “RIP TO MY BROTHER DIEGO I LOVE YOU I CANT BELIEVE IM TYPING THIS.” He followed it up with another tweet, “WE TOURED THE WORLD TOGETHER WE LIVED THE DREAM TOGETHER I LOVE YOU DIEGO. REST IN PARADISE LITTLE BROTHER YOU NOW LIVE THRU ME.
Cause of Death
Diego Farias has passed away. There has been no official statement made on his passing, but multiple close friends of his in the music industry have begun posting tributes to Farias.
Farias had noted he had left Volumes last week, after his brother, Gus Farias, also exited the band. At the time, Gus had said the band kicked him out.