Iron Butterfly bassist Lee Dorman Has Passed Away, At 70!


Lee Dorman has died at the age of seventy. the American bass guitarist is best known as a member of rock band ‘Iron Butterfly’. Orange County sheriff’s spokeswoman Gail Krause says Dorman had been found dead while inside a vehicle on Friday morning. At this time a coroners investigation has been ungoing, but as yet no foul play is suspected.

Krause has siad that he believes Dorman had been heading to a doctor’s appointment when he died. Iron Butterfly was formed and rose to prominence in the late 1960s. Its second album,

 ”In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” sold more than 30 million copies, according to the band’s website. The title track’s distinctive notes have been featured in numerous films and TV shows including “The Simpsons,” ”That ’70s Show” and in the series finale of “Rescue Me.”

Douglas Lee Dorman was born in September 1942 and had been living in Laguna Nigel, a coastal city in Southern California, when he passed away.

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