- Brian Velasco, the drummer of Razorback since 1996, died on January 16, 2019
- He took his own life by jumping off a building
- The rock star streamed the act live on social media
Filipino rock band Razorback’s drummer Brian Velasco passed away today, January 16, 2019.
KAMI learned that Velasco took his own life by jumping off a building.
According to Inquirer, music promoter Dudee Alfonso has already confirmed Velasco’s death.
Rappler also reported that the drummer streamed his suicide live on Facebook.
According to Manila Bulletin, his last words were: "“Pakialagaan niyo na lang si Pochito. Here we go.”
Velasco became the drummer of Razorback in 1996.
The rock band was formed in 1990. Its current members are Tirso Ripoll, Manuel Legarda, and Louie Talan. Its former members include Jose Mari Cuervz, Miguel Ortigas, David Aguirre, and Kevin Roy.
Some of their songs include "Voodoo, Who Do,” “Payaso,” and “Ikot ng Mundo.”
KAMI is hoping that Velasco's family, friends, loved ones, and fans will find some comfort in this time of sorrow.
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