Josh Farro
Josh Farro in 2014.
Full Name Joshua Neil Farro
Born September 29, 1987
Voorhees, New Jersey.
Role in the band Lead Guitarist, backing vocals.
Trademark Guitar
Important Fact He co-wrote several Paramore songs with Hayley Williams.

Josh Farro, born Joshua Neil Farro on September 29, 1987 (age 29), in Voorhees, New Jersey, and brother of drummer Zac Farro. He was Paramore's first lead guitarist and backing vocalist for Paramore. Josh and Zac left the band together, after months of thinking. Josh posted a message on stating he had become engaged, and was staying behind on the upcoming Pacific Rim Tour to plan his wedding and will be replaced by rhythm guitarist Taylor York's brother Justin York. He returned to Paramore for the ongoing Spring Tour. Josh and his brother left the band in mid-December, 2010.

Later that year, Josh announced the (self) title of his solo project, Farro. His first single "Color Rush" was released that November, along with another single "Cliffs". Farro independently released his debut album "Walkways" on February 5, 2016, and has announced a mini tour in support of the album.

Personal lifeEdit

Josh and Hayley Williams dated for three years, but broke up in the fall of 2007 because they felt it would interfere with the music. He then briefly dated a girl named Tabitha, then a girl named Jenna Rice. On April 3, 2010, he married Jenna. The band was invited to the wedding.

After the messy split with Paramore, the band released "Monster" - granting them a passive agressive tweet from Josh regarding it. Paramore's latest album was a complete success in the charts and it was well received by critics, so nowadays Farro goes on interviews saying that he doesn't have hard feelings about them anymore.


  • He co-wrote most of the songs from All We Know is Falling , Riot! , and brand new eyes with Hayley Williams.
  • Josh was absent on the Pacific Rim Tour as he was planning his wedding. Taylor York's older brother, Justin York, filled in on his absence.
  • He was one of Paramore's founding members.
  • His brother Zac returned to Paramore in 2016, it's currently unknown if Josh will ever return.
Paramore Members
Current Members Hayley Williams, Taylor York, Zac Farro
Previous Members

Josh Farro, Jason Bynum, Hunter Lamb, John Hembree, Jeremy Davis

Tour Members Jon Howard, Justin York

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