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King Crimson is a musical group founded by guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Michael Giles in 1968.
The name "King Crimson" was coined by Peter Sinfield as a synonym for Beelzebub, prince of demons.
To him King Crimson "is a way of doing things,"[1] and the musical consistency that has persisted throughout the band's history, despite continuous rotation of its members, reflects this point of view.
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 King Crimson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name King Crimson was coined by Peter Sinfield as a synonym for Beelzebub, prince of demons; according to Fripp, Beelzebub would be an anglicised form of the Arabic phrase "B'il Sabab", meaning "the man with an aim".
King Crimson had its bassist, and also a new sound in the Chapman Stick, which Levin would use instead of bass guitar on all but one of the tracks on their forthcoming LP.
King Crimson reformed as a sextet in 1994.
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 Crimson King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crimson King is an immortal being with incarnations on most (if not all) levels of the Dark Tower, the lynchpin that holds King's multiverse together.
A "unified" fanon theory suggests that the Crimson King is a representative (or possibly an avatar) of It on certain levels of the Tower.
Both The Crimson King and Steven King are portrayed in roles similar to those of the King Pieces of a game of chess, should either character be defeated the game would end, and it common speculation among fans that the two characters are the red and white pieces of a chess boards.
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 Articles - King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King Crimson is a musical group founded by guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Michael Giles in 1969.
King Crimson has found little success in the way of radio or music video presence, but they have a vast discography, tour frequently, and have one of the most devoted followings of any contemporary musical group.
The new King Crimson sound was something of a mixture of "Discipline"-era complementary guitars with the heavy rock feel of 1974´s ´´Red.´´; Staging and rehearsing the sextet was an expensive proposition, however; this, combined with the level of experimentation within the band, soon contributed to its collapse.
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 King Crimson : iSOUND.COM
King Crimson formed in 1969, they were the first offical "progressive rock" act.
King Crimson's first gig was a tribute concert for the deceased Stone's guitarist in front of hundreds of thousands of people.
King Crimson was reformed later in 1972, with a completely different lineup and sound.
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 King Crimson
As revealed by the boxed set, Epitaph, and some of the King Crimson Collectors’ Club releases from that era, the live band was a lot wilder than the album it made, In The Court of the Crimson King (Island ILPS 9111 in the U.K. and Atlantic SD 8245 in the U.S.).
King Crimson was an unfair opportunity for these exceptional players." What Fripp didn’t mention is that when he met Boz the man was a singer and did not play an instrument.
King Crimson has also offered one "album," Live in Mexico City, recorded August 2, 3, and 4, 1996, solely via the Internet as a free (for thirty days – which are now up) download from the DGM website.
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 King Crimson - Encyclopedia FunTrivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Peter Sinfield wrote all the lyrics and was in charge of the artwork for: In the Court of the Crimson King, In the Wake of Poseidon, Lizard, and Islands.
Live recordings from the "Islands" tour show that Mel Collins, Boz Burrell and Ian Wallace were taking King Crimson in a bluesy direction (their live renditions of "In the Court of the Crimson King" were very different from and much earthier than the original version), so it's appropriate that they teamed up with Korner.
After their departure, Robert Fripp was all alone with nothing but legal rights to the name "King Crimson." One might have expected him to pack it in, but instead, he assembled a new King Crimson, with John Wetton on bass and vocals, David Cross on violin, and the zany Jamie Muir on assorted percussion instruments.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Music/King-Crimson-5084.html   (1396 words)

  
 King Crimson
King Crimson may be the only commercially important prog rock band to blend dazzling musicianship with real artistic integrity.
Crimson had long since become a revolving door for prog rock musicians, with Fripp being the only constant and none of their efforts approaching the debut in quality or commercial success.
But Crimson's arrangements had gotten staggeringly complex by this point, and hardly anything is lost in the transition to the stage - thanks to the rhythm section's jaw-dropping virtuosity and the rich interplay between Fripp and Belew's arpeggiating guitars ("Sleepless").
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 The History of Rock Music. King Crimson: biography, discography, reviews, links
King Crimson: In The Court Of The Crimson King, 8.5/10
The release of In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969), the debut album by the King Crimson, heralded the golden age of progressive-rock.
I King Crimson piombarono sulla scena del 1969 armati di un "nuovo" strumento, il mellotron, che consentiva di simulare il sound di un'orchestra.
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 King Crimson
King Crimson, on the other hand, was a band in the pure sense of the word - despite its 'revolving door' structure.
This last incarnation of King Crimson has recently resurfaced almost intact (in 1994) and still hangs around from time to time; I suppose we'll be hearing more from these guys in centuries to come, not counting, of course, all the innumerable archive releases they keep on issuing.
One of King Crimson's main features was a constant change of sound, sometimes over a period of two or three albums, sometimes in the course of one recording session.
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 Discipline Global Mobile: King Crimson 90's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I took the personal decision to put King Crimson back into action during the second half of 1990 but without a clear idea of how that might be.
King Crimson rehearsed for a further two weeks and flew to Argentina on September 22nd.
"B'BOOM: Official Bootleg - Live in Argentina" (1995) is King Crimson painted in broad strokes and true to the spirit of one evening during October 1994 at the Broadway Theatre in Buenos Aires as Crimson returned to public performance for the first time in 10 years and 3 months.
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 New Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock KI-KY
King Crimson are one of the most influential and highly regarded of the long-lived prog bands.
King Crimson are one of the paradigms of progressive rock.
King Crimson II (1973-75) were a much heavier proposition, the frontal lobes approach to rock.
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 King Crimson and Frederick II: The Metaphysical Record
As the words of the Crimson King are clearly those of a medieval individual, it follows that there would be both a metaphysical and an earthly Crimson King.
Robert Fripp has stated that King Crimson is somehow a translation of Beelzebub.
He has also stated that the Crimson King is "the man with an aim".
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 Talk:King Crimson - tScholars.com
Is the wording really close enough to Crimson King to include a link at the top of the article?
I suspect little connection, as the band had been releasing records for 13 years before this character was created, however I suppose the character's name might have come from the band.
The article says the band was founded in 1968, however, according to several sources, including DGM and notes from A Young Person's Guide to King Crimson, the band officially started on January 13, 1969.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Talk:King_Crimson   (526 words)

  
 King Crimson Biography
By the time lead guitarist Robert Fripp and drummer Michael Giles got together in 1968 to begin assembling what was to be King Crimson, they had more than 18 years’ total experience to their credit.
After they became members of King Crimson, Sinfield not only provided all the lyrics to the group's early songs, but also worked up a dazzling light show for the stage performances.
His move to King Crimson left a gap for a time in his previous group, Yes, one of the best new English bands of the early ‘70s.
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 King Crimson Family & Friends Discipline Global Mobile
King Crimson had also achieved a rare feat for a rock group – becoming one of the very few acts to release a classic album in three separate decades.
King Crimson has enjoyed some measure of commercial popularity over the years, but its fan base is primarily a die-hard cult.
Crimson were always a band for a hot date." These two concerts offer different and contrasting snapshots of the 80's Crimson: Live in Fejus, heavily featuring material from the album Beat, and filmed on tour in Europe with Roxy Music; and Three of a Perfect Pair showcasing the band's triumphant 1984 Japanese performances.
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 PROGRESSIVEWORLD.NET: ARTICLES
The third and fourth albums in King Crimson’s oeuvre are perhaps the most controversial.
It was on this album, I think, that King Crimson managed to pull together the instrumental prowess and melodic nature of the album In The Wake Of Poseidon with the artiness of the album Lizard to produce a work that all KC fans could adore.
(After Red, King Crimson would go on hiatus and not return until the 80s, with a brand-new sound that would rely heavily on the extraordinary guitar and vocals of Adrian Belew.) Red's intensity is the sound that newer KC-inspired bands such as Anekdoten borrow from today and is also a favorite among KC fans.
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 King Crimson
The only band of its generation, and one of the very few of any period, to be continually influential and innovative throughout its career, King Crimson's musical adventure continues.
The performances before and after were recorded on multi-track, while all that remains of this show is a cassette of the front of house mix - presumably the tape that RF refers to in his diary "Shout at PW after gig for coming in with the tape..."
King Crimson in Washington D.C. Robert Fripp's Diary - 1998
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 Amazon.com: Red: Music: King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the Court of the Crimson King ~ King Crimson
King Crimson went through so many changes in sound and personnel in the 70s that it seemed that leader Robert Fripp had multiple personality disorder.
All three studio release by Crimson Mk IV were superb, each one was different yet you knew it was Crimso.
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 King Crimson
With general admission, as most concerts were, getting a good seat (or standing place) meant getting to the auditorium doors early and running like crazy once inside.
I came to see the current incarnation of one of my favorite bands from junior and senior high: King Crimson.
Along with Yes, Genesis, and the Moody Blues, King Crimson used the Mellotron extensively (comments below).
www.chuckbryant.com /Concerts/KingCrimson.htm   (339 words)

  
 King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are many King Crimson fans who are bound to consider this a waste, but I view it as an extremely interesting experiment in music that King Crimson just had to perform.
I think it is completely appropriate that King Crimson chose to do it at this time---after all, they've proved they can play.
But let's face it, if this were King Crimson's first album when no one had heard of them, the chances are that it wouldn't be remotely getting the degree of attention it is getting now.
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 King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There was a later UK record with a different lineup, but it has only a tenuous Crimson connection via Jobson so I'm not too worried about tracking it down.
After a decade off for solo projects, the 80's King Crimson lineup reformed with two additions, making it a doubled power trio.
The resulting record sounds like Crimson all right, especially on the instrumentals: Fripp hauls out the mellotron, gets the whole band arpeggiating, and lets Bruford bash and clatter.
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 King Crimson 1 - encyclopedia virtual For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
King Crimson 2 - Encyclopedia virtual10 mp3 albums (1981-1997), 42 photos, lyrics...
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 ProjeKction - King Crimson Net
This website is dedicated to the promotion and discussion of the work of King Crimson and associated artists.
Also, if you are a member of King Crimson or have ever been associated with the group, you may want to refrain from entering too as some topics and opinions expressed are likely to cause offence.
Membership of this discussion group is necessary and you will be required to register using a valid email address - this is to deter the ever-increasing number of hackers and link-leeches that disrupt sites like this.
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 King Crimson
A radical examination of the prophetic function of music in Western, Eastern and African cultures with its impact on society and its use in education.
Karl, Gregory: King Crimson's Larks' Tongues in Aspic: A Case of Convergent Evolution.
Smith, Sid: In the Court of King Crimson.
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 KING CRIMSON discography, MP3 and reviews
So began KING CRIMSON, a group dedicated body and soul to the aims of its leader and noted for incessant changes of personnel.
Starting out as a heavy dark progressive rock band, using reeds, woodwinds and mellotrons, they made subsequent changes to a more experimental type of music in the 80's and a heavier metal-like sound in the 9...
Starting out as a heavy dark progressive rock band, using reeds, woodwinds and mellotrons, they made subsequent changes to a more experimental type of music in the 80's and a heavier metal-like sound in the 90's.
www.progarchives.com /Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=191   (519 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Bands and Artists: K: King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The King Crimson Discography 1969-1996 - A discography with lyrics and band lineups.
King Crimson Lyrics at Rockmagic.net - Song lyrics indexed by album and alphabetically.
Mark's Record Reviews: King Crimson - A collection of reviews for the band's albums with readers comments.
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