Sunday, 17 March 2013
Local drummer dies in accident
Local rockers Wonderboom and Sugardrive are in shock after the sudden death of their drummer, Garth McLeod. Rolling Stone reported on Friday that Wonderboom frontman Cito confirmed the death on Friday. Channel24 reported on Sunday that tributes and messages of condolences to McLeod and his family have been pouring in on Facebook and Twitter. Former Van Coke Kartel drummer Justin Kruger wrote: "I am absolutely devastated by the news of the very tragic passing of the most incredible friend and person known to man Garth McLeod!!!! You are the last person that deserves to be taken away from us! Rest in Peace Boytjie!" "A truly sad loss for SA music. R.I.P Garth McLeod - legend human and incredible drummer for Sugardrive, Wonderboom. Condolences to all," Just Jinjer tweeted. Another friend said: "What a terrible tragedy. RIP Garth. Condolences to Anne-Mari, Garth's family and his friends." Garth is survived by his wife Anne-Mari.