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 Scum and the whole From Enslavement to Obliteration album. He left the band after the Mentally Murdered EP was released. He first used a brutal 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 Forest of Equilibrium in 1991. He also formed a record label, 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.
He cited among others Cal from Discharge and Pete Lyons from Antisect as his main influences when he started singing with Napalm Death, as well as Dean Jones from Extreme Noise Terror and Sakevi Yokoyama from GISM.
Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine