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New Day for Borland

Limp Bizkit's former axeman fronts Eat the Day

November 6, 2001 12:00 AM ET

With Limp Bizkit behind him, Wes Borland is not looking back. Eat the Day is the name of his new band, and the guitarist is promising fans the band "will slap you in the face later on in 2002."

The band's lineup -- Wes Borland, his brother Scott, Greg Isabella and Kyle Weeks -- is the same as that of Borland's Limp Bizkit side project, Big Dumb Face and the same as that of Goatslayer, the band Borland left to join Limp Bizkit.

Eat the Day are in the midst of recording their "debut" album. Isabella will join the band later this month to record drum and percussion tracks. The Borlands will play guitar and handle vocals, while Weeks will man the computer, working on vocal effects and samples.

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