King Crimson

Former King Crimson Guitarist Trey Gunn Hit by Motorcycle
If he’s tough enough to play the notoriously difficult Warr guitar and Chapman Stick, you know ex-King Crimson guitarist Trey Gunn is no pushover — as a motorcycle driver in India discovered recently when he collided with Gunn, who was walking on foot. Gunn related the incident on his …
Crimson Projekct Announce 2014 Tour Dates
Robert Fripp is all ready to launch a new lineup of his beloved art-rock band King Crimson, and some of the group’s illustrious alum will be joining him on the road. The Crimson Projekct is made up of guitarist Adrian Belew, bassist Tony Levin and drummer Pat Mastelotto, all of whom have done…
King Crimson’s Debut Album Sells for Almost $900
A first-pressing copy of King Crimson‘s 1969 debut album, pressed with a pink label, has sold for nearly $900 on eBay. ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ which is subtitled ‘An Observation by King Crimson,’ reached No. 5 in the U.K. and went Top 30 in the U.S. It&…
King Crimson Vet Peter Sinfield Suffers Heart Attack
Songwriter and recording artist Peter Sinfield, whose early career included a stint with King Crimson, is in recovery after suffering what is being described as a “non-fatal” heart attack. The news comes courtesy of Sinfield’s Facebook page, whose admin announced on Oct. 17 that…
Robert Fripp Resurrects King Crimson
Robert Fripp’s long battle against the music industry appears to have reached some sort of resolution, and King Crimson fans have found themselves reaping the rewards. Fripp, who admitted in a 2012 interview that he’d given up on his music career in order to focus on the business of wr…
Adrian Belew Exits Nine Inch Nails
“Concerning me being part of the 2013 Nine Inch Nails band: it didn’t work.” So says the rather terse Facebook post in which guitarist Adrian Belew explains the end of his intriguing — yet incredibly short-lived — stint in the lineup of Trent Reznor‘s revamp…
King Crimson Announce Record Store Day Exclusive
If you love vinyl, semi-frivolous bonus tracks, and classic rock, this is gearing up to be one monster of a Record Store Day. So far, artists like David Bowie, Cream, Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix, and the Rolling Stones have all announced exclusive RSD releases, and now prog-rock’s elder stat…