It would not be an overstatement to say that King Crimson is one of the longest-living and most influential British rock bands ever. The band has been in existence on and off for 40 years and has been the very definition of progressive rock, both in the way that its members spearheaded a movement in the late 60's and early 70's of rock bands, stretching the bounds of what constituted a “rock album” and also in the way that they have stretched and changed the sound of the band itself over the course of the decades.
The only constant member throughout the many line-up changes of King Crimson is guitarist Robert Fripp. Many times Fripp has said that Crimson is not his band, but rather an entity that he helps guide. Regardless, it was usually Fripp... Read More