Scott Borland

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Scott Borland
Born (1979-02-14) February 14, 1979 (age 39)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
OriginJacksonville, Florida, U.S.
GenresDeath metal, nu metal
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsGuitar, bass, keyboards
Associated actsBig Dumb Face, Limp Bizkit, Eat the Day, Vanilla Ice

Scott Borland (born February 14, 1979) is an American musician.

Borland is the co-founder, along with his older brother Wes Borland, of the American metal band Big Dumb Face. Scott Borland also contributed to three albums by his brother's band Limp Bizkit.

Biography[edit]

Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Scott went to middle school and high school in Jacksonville, FL, and took an interest in bass guitar, starting to play together with his brother Wes. The Borland family later moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where Scott attended college.[1] Borland provided arrangements and played keyboards for the albums Three Dollar Bill, Yall (1997), Significant Other (1999) and Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (2000) by Limp Bizkit, the band Wes joined in the mid-1990s.[2] He also played keyboards on Vanilla Ice's 1998 album Hard to Swallow.

In 1998, Scott and Wes Borland formed Big Dumb Face, an American metal band influenced by Ween and Mr. Bungle.[3][4] The group released their debut album Duke Lion Fights the Terror!! in March 2001, followed by Where Is Duke Lion? He's Dead... On October 31, 2017.

In 2002, Scott was also part of Wes's short-lived side project Eat the Day.

Also in 2002, Borland contributed additional keyboards to the self-titled debut album of the American nu metal band Stepa.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devenish, Colin (2000). Limp Bizkit. St. Martin's. pp. 10–20. ISBN 0-312-26349-X.
  2. ^ Devenish, Colin (2000). Limp Bizkit. St. Martin's. p. 105. ISBN 0-312-26349-X.
  3. ^ Devenish, Colin (2000). Limp Bizkit. St. Martin's. pp. 159–166. ISBN 0-312-26349-X.
  4. ^ McCarthy, Kieran. "Biography: Bigdumbface". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 March 2010.
  5. ^ "Stepa (4) - Stepa". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-05-16.