Garry Borland, Heavy Drapes frontman R.I.P

IMG_2569Garry Borland, Heavy Drapes frontman R.I.P

News is reaching us that Garry Borland, the charismatic frontman of Leith based Heavy Drapes has passed away.

Heavy Drapes last appeared on stage at the Rebellion Festival, Amsterdam on Sunday 3rd June, just 48hrs before the news broke.

The fast rising band were the hottest new band on the punk scene and proof of the creativity still in the scene with blitzkrieg gigs and great songs. Everyone on the punk scene is in shock at the news that we have lost one of the family and our thoughts go to his family and friends.

(Great piece on Heavy Drapes here)

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  1. Absolutely gutted so sad what a talent, character with so much charisma.The man owned the stage everywhere he went.On the brink of further big successes.Garry owned the music and would tell us all so.What he didn’t own he sure as hell was coming out to get it.Commanding character with an amazing attitude and snarl.Father, husband, son, friend and rock n roll star.A legend and devastating news.

  2. Moved to tears by the passing of Garry. A true one off in this world of plastic wannabes. I shall truly miss talking to the Rock n Roll maverick.
    Fly high Garry.

  3. My heart is torn to pieces…

  4. Borrowed Time played alongside them on Sunday at Amsterdam, we are absolutely gutted to hear the news, Gary was loved by everybody in the punk rock world, our hearts go out to his family and his friends, he will be greatly missed x

  5. Jennifer Lang

    Was my boss at RM. Exceptionally nice person and very highly thought of.

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