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Iron Butterfly , With Pinera & Rhino - Metamorphosis Album


1Shady Lady3:57
2Butterfly Bleu13:58
3Stone Believer4:25
4Free Flight0:51
5Soldier In Our Town3:22
6Easy Rider (Let The Wind Pay The Way)3:06
7New Day3:20
8Best Years Of Your Life4:00
9Slower Than Guns3:50


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SD 33-339Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino - Metamorphosis ‎(LP, Album, CTH)ATCO RecordsSD 33-339US1970
40294, 40.294Iron Butterfly Métamorphosis ‎(LP, Album)ATCO Records, ATCO Records40294, 40.294France1971
SAL-933959Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino - Metamorphosis ‎(LP, Album)AtlanticSAL-933959Australia1970
SD 33-339Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino - Metamorphosis ‎(LP, Album, Gat)AtlanticSD 33-339Italy1971
2330035Iron Butterfly Metamorphosis ‎(LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl)Atlantic2330035GreeceUnknown


  • Arranged ByIron Butterfly, Richard Podolor
  • Art Direction [Reissue]Geoff Gans
  • Artwork [Back Cover]Robert Blue
  • BassLee Dorman
  • Design [Reissue]Barry E. Eames
  • DrumsRon Bushy
  • EngineerBill Cooper
  • GuitarEl Rhino
  • Lead Vocals, GuitarMike Pinera
  • Lead Vocals, OrganDoug Ingle
  • Liner NotesBarry Alfonso
  • Lyrics ByRobert Woods Edmondson (tracks: 3, 5, 7, 8)
  • Other [Original Album Courtesy Of] – Rick Gagnon
  • Photography By [Front Cover], Art DirectionRoger Webster
  • Photography By [Inside], Art Direction [Inside]Bob Jenkins
  • ProducerRichard Podolor
  • Remastered ByBill Inglot, Ken Perry
  • Sitar, Twelve-String GuitarRichard Podolor
  • Twelve-String GuitarBill Cooper
  • Written-ByIron Butterfly


Recorded at American Recording Company, Studio City, CA
Front Cover Photo & Art Direction: Environmental Communications

Rhino presents Atlantic & Atco Remasters series

This album was originally issued at Atco #33-339, 8/13/70.
© 1970 & 1993 Atlantic Recording Corp.
Produced under license from Atlantic Recording Corp.

Standard jewel case with black tray.

Sticker on front cover says:
A Classic Reemerges From the Coccoon
After 20 Years!
Digitally Remastered with New Liner Notes!
R2 71522"


  • Barcode: 0 8122-71522-2 2
  • Barcode: 081227152222
  • Matrix / Runout: WEA Mfg. Olyphant Y20697 3 R2 71522-2 RE-1 01 M1S2 CI
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L903
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U3J
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U4K


  • Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Licensed From – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Published By – Marlu Music
  • Manufactured By – Rhino Records Inc.
  • Distributed By – Rhino Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – American Recording Co.
  • Glass Mastered At – WEA Mfg. Olyphant – Y20697
  • Pressed By – Cinram, Olyphant, PA


Metamorphosis is the fifth album by Iron Butterfly, released on August 13, 1970. It reached number 16 on the US charts. Mike Pinera, and Larry El Rhino Reinhardt, became members of Iron Butterfly in the early part of 1970. The album was recorded at American Recording studio and produced by Richard Podolor, engineered by Bill Cooper. The single Easy Rider, reached number 66 on the Billboard chart, making it the band's biggest hit aside from In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. The album is noted for having one. Metamorphosis - Iron Butterfly. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Completa la tua Collezione su Iron Butterfly With Pinera & Rhino. Iron Butterfly. Rock 1970. Those two were originally given equal billing with the remaining group, known as Iron Butterfly with Pinera and El Rhino. This album would fare commercially less well than Ball, but it did feature the No. 66 single Easy Rider Let the Wind Pay the Way, the groups second-highest-charting single. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida had been their biggest hit at No. WMG от лица компании Atco BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. Metamorphosis is the fourth studio album by Iron Butterfly, released on August 13, 1970. Though not as successful as its predecessor Ball 1969, it reached number 16 on the US charts. Erik Brann, who left because of band disputes, was replaced by four session guitarists. Two of them, Mike Pinera, and Larry Rhino Reinhardt called El Rhino on the sleeve, would become members of Iron Butterfly before the album's release. Iron Butterfly - Metamorphosis 1970. To favorites 7 Download album. Listen album. Psychedelic Rock. Songs in album Iron Butterfly - Metamorphosis 1970. Iron Butterfly - Free Flight. Iron Butterfly - New Day. Iron Butterfly - Shady Lady. Iron Butterfly - Best Years Of Our Life. Iron Butterfly - Slower Than Guns. Iron Butterfly - Stone Believer. Iron Butterfly - Soldier In Our Town. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist Sample. The Jumping off point for Captain Beyond. This is a fine offering by Iron Butterfly with the twin guitar lead attack of Rhino and Mike Pinera. I would give it actually 4. 5 stars if they allowed. I've liked this better than the other Butterfly stuff that I've heard yes, Including the big hit. On Ball, Iron Butterfly began to expand their sound, attempting to write more concisely. On Metamorphosis, the group continued their musical explorations, adding a layered production to their sound. However, only keyboardistvocalist Doug Ingle was enthusiastic about the band's new musical direction and most of the group refused to participate in the recording of the album, claiming it strayed too far from Iron Butterfly's signature sound


Iron Butterfly , With Pinera & Rhino - Metamorphosis Album

Performer: Iron Butterfly , With Pinera & Rhino

Title: Metamorphosis

Country: US

Label: Rhino Records

Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock

Catalog: R2 71522

Genre: Rock

Size MP3: 1035 mb

Size FLAC: 1129 mb

Rating: 4.8 / 5

Votes: 299

Record source: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Repress

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