The Mysterious Death of Iron Butterfly Bassist Philip Taylor Kramer
On May 29, 1999, the remains of Philip Taylor Kramer were found. The one-time bassist for Iron Butterfly had been missing for four years.
The Story of Iron Butterfly’s Epic ‘In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’
Iron Butterfly's psychedelic classic 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' was released on June 14, 1968.
Iron Butterfly Vs. Fleetwood Mac – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Round One
Fleetwood Mac are one of the most popular, constantly evolving bands in rock history. Iron Butterfly were one of first acts to prove that complex hard rock could break through to a large audience. Sadly, only one of these two groups can move onto the second round of this month's UCR Hall of Fam…
Iron Butterfly Guitarist and Captain Beyond Founder Larry Reinhardt Dies
Larry 'Rhino' Reinhardt, a man considered by those who knew him best to be amongst the top southern rock guitarists of all time, died on Monday. The one-time Iron Butterfly guitarist and co-founder of '70s rock group Captain Beyond died of sclerosis of the liver, his longtime signific…
Iron Butterfly to Release Breakthrough 1968 Fillmore East Shows
In April 1968, 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' was more of a tongue twister than one of the most recognizable psychedelic guitar jams ever recorded. Iron Butterfly took the stage at the Fillmore East in New York City looking to change that, and over four shows in two nights the rock quartet set the f…