Lee Dorrian (born June 5 1968) is a singer from Coventry, England. Originally the editor/publisher of the Cov punk fanzine "Committed Suicide", he went on to be the singer and lyricist with Napalm Death and recorded one and a half albums with them, namely the second half of and the whole Scum album. He left the band after the From Enslavement to Obliteration EP was released. He first used a brutal Mentally Murdered death grunt style of singing, but adopted a cleaner style when he left Napalm Death to form doom metal band Cathedral, who released their debut album in 1991. He also formed a record label, Forest of Equilibrium Rise Above Records, to release music by Cathedral and bands such as Electric Wizard, Sally and Orange Goblin. He presented an award to Napalm Death at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2007.
He performed on the track "Ice Cold Man" for the
Probot project in 2003. He has also did vocals for the Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine project.
He is featured in
Over the Madness, a 2007 documentary film by Diran Noubar about the pioneering gothic metal band Paradise Lost.
Lee Dorrian has appeared on the British television show
Never Mind the Buzzcocks as a guest in the line-up round. The round followed a short video segment of Dorrian performing with Napalm Death, his grunting vocal style causing members of the audience to begin laughing.
Influences [ edit ]
He cited among others Cal from
Discharge and Pete from Antisect as his main influences when he started singing with Napalm Death, as well as Dean from Extreme Noise Terror and Sakevi from GISM. [1 ]
Discography [ edit ]
Napalm Death [ edit ]
Cathedral [ edit ]
Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine [ edit ]
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