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Diego Budicin was born the 26th of August 1990. When he was 8 years old, he starts to learn music and guitar basis. At 16 years old he was able to perform several masterpiece songs by Vinnie Moore, Steve Vai, Guthrie Govan, Robben Ford, Andy Timmons, Eric Johnson, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci and more. His technical ability and the personal touch, brings Diego to perform on prestigious festival in Italy as a flag for his music school, Lizard Music Academy. At nineteen, thanks to a US talent scout that discovered Diego playing "Jump Start" by Greg Howe, video posted on his youtube channel, Diego was invited to play live in US across Florida State with 20 gigs in a month. Winner of several guitar contests, from "Chickenfoot" by Joe Satriani to Steve Vai MusicOff guitar contest, playing his original music, Diego become quite well popoular on youtube and starts to be in the radar of many key people in music industry business. Now, he is a young professional musician with his debut album (September 2013) and a lot of projects that matches his music and technology. Diego is attending "D.A.M.S. Discipline delle Arti della Musica e dello Spettacolo" university in Turin.
2006 – Winner of the contest “L’Orchestra del domani” on the italian television “Domenica In – Ieri, oggi e domani” (RAI 1 channel). Selected by Dody Battaglia, Enrico Ciacci and Alberto Radius. Diego plays the electric guitar in the Orchestra, directed by the Maestro Pippo Caruso. August/September 2010 – Tour in U.S. Diego perfoms 20 gigs in the Florida state. October 2011 – Winner of the Joe Satriani contest promoted by Rock Tv. November 2011 - Tour of over 15 gigs in Holland, Germany ed U.K. as support act of the Acid-Rock band “The Stoney Curtis Band”. October 2012 – Winner of the prestigious Steve Vai contest promoted by MusicOff. November 11, 2012 - Steve Vai invites Diego to share the stage with him for a great jam session during Steve’s concert in Rome at Atlantico Live. December 2012 – Touring 2 gigs as a session guitar player with the famous bass player Marco Mendoza. January 2013 – Endorser for Ibanez Guitars and Laney Amplifiers. May 24/25, 2013 - Demo and live performance at Acoustic Guitar Meeting in Sarzana (Italy). June 14/15, 2013 - Live performance at Music Italy Show in Bologna. July 2013 - Official website launch September 2013 – Debut Album