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The Band

Eric Barnett - 1995
Lead Guitar / Vocals

Eric is a veteran of Iron Butterfly and has traveled the world with the original band beginning in 1995. He returns with his lead vocals, powerful guitar playing and distinct sound. Eric has performed with many other well known artists. Eric is known as a world class guitarist and vocalist.

Martin Gerschwitz - 2005
Keyboards / Vocals

German violinist, keyboardist, and composer Martin Gerschwitz, who had formerly worked with Lita Ford, Meat Loaf, Walter Trout, and  Eric Burdon and The Animals, joined the band in 2005, replacing Larry Rust. He stayed till 2012. He has returned to bring his immense talent back to Butterfly

Michael Green - 2015
Percussion / Vocals

Formerly with Blues Image, Mike has performed with many other well known groups. Along with his vocals, he brings additional rhythm to the group.

Dave Meros - 2006
Bass Guitar / Vocals

Dave Meros returns again to Iron Butterfly providing the heavy bass lines Iron Butterfly is famous for. Dave is best known as the bass player for the rock band Spock’s Beard. He has also played with such artists as Eric Burdon, Bobby Kimball of Toto, Simon Phillips, Steve Lukather, Glenn Hughes, Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & The Raiders!

Ray Weston - 2010
Drums

Ray was a longtime member of Wishbone Ash and joined the house bands for Viva Cabaret with Tom Jones. He returned to Wishbone Ash in 1997 – 2007. In 2010 Ray toured 14 countries with Iron Butterfly.

Former Members

Here is an update on the members who were on the first two Iron Butterfly albums.

Danny Weis – Guitarist – Still very much active in music and playing regularly around the Collingwood Ontario area

Doug IngleKeyboard, Vocals –  Doug currently is not performing live.

Jerry PenrodBass – Jerry retired a couple years ago after a career as a transit driver in California.

Ron Bushy – Drums – Ron is making a good recovery from illness and did a guest appearance with the band in 2018. He along with Mike Green control the legal trademark for the Iron Butterfly name.

Darryl DeLoach – Vocalist – Darryl died in 2002.

Eric Braunn – Guitarist – Eric died in 2003.

Lee Dorman – Bassist – Lee died in 2012

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