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Iron Butterfly
Origin San Diego, California, United States
Genres Psychedelic rock, heavy metal,[1] acid rock, blues rock, hard rock
Years active 1966–1971, 1974–1985, 1987–present
Labels Atco, MCA
Associated acts Rhinoceros, Captain Beyond
Ron Bushy
Charlie Marinkovich
Martin Gerschwitz
Past members
Lee Dorman
Former members

Iron Butterfly is a Psychedelic rock band from San Diego, California. They were formed in 1966.


  1. Buckley 2003, p. 523 "It is widely believed that the term 'heavy metal' was coined to describe the less than delicate sound of Iron Butterfly, a band vilified when they first emerged and still not accorded the respect they deserve."