Biography

Diamond Balazhi was born October 7, 1992 in Macedonia. From a young age, Diamond discovered a record player in his house, randomly placed ZZ Top’s “Greatest Hits” album on the turntable, and began a love affair with rock and the blues! At 15, he started playing classical guitar at a private music school in Struga, Macedonia, and studied privately under Oliver Kitanoski. His collegiate studies were at ‎Goce Delčev Jazz Academy in Štip, Macedonia, where he studied under Ilija Pejovski, Toni Kitanovski, Goce Micanov, and Sasho Popovski. During this time, Diamond was a gig musician for a range of genres, from jazz and blues, to metal and rock n’ roll.

Upon finishing his college studies, in 2015 Diamond packed up his gear and moved to United States of America! Diamond debut album titled “Lies” was recorded and completed by 2015 and released August 2016. After that Diamond was recording and producing for various of bands and projects in USA and Europe, also playing with a lot of different bands. In May 2018 he released his single titled “As Years Go Passing By” and in April 2019 his second single “Wayfarer” including two versions of that song! For all his music he’s collaborating with his best friend Bojan Veljanoski, famous pop/rock singer from the band Line Out from Macedonia, Europe!

Diamond is now working on a new big project along with his lifelong friend Kenzie MacKillop and soon to be released!