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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

King Crimson alla Cavea dell'Auditorium, Roma

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King Crimson
Cavea dell'Auditorium
Roma
22.07.2018

Pochi gruppi nella storia della musica rock sono stati importanti quanto i King Crimson. Nei quasi 50 anni trascorsi dalla loro prima apparizione risalente al 1969 hanno sempre rappresentato un punto di riferimento avanzato per il rock progressivo (anche se la definizione non è ...

King Crimson: Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 (UK Edition)

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Another year, another live King Crimson set? True, perhaps. But since reforming in a slightly shifting but conceptually constant form in 2013 to begin touring in the fall of the following year, the band's forward-looking, ever-growing repertoire of new music and revisitation of old music (from across its nearly half century career) made new again has ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

King Crimson at Lisner Auditorium

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King Crimson
Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University
Washington DC
October 28, 2017

The original King Crimson burst like a supernova upon the 1969 music universe, with talents from Jimi Hendrix to Pete Townshend extolling its virtues. The quickly departing band members ultimately would become integral parts of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

King Crimson: Official Bootleg: Live in Chicago, June 28th, 2017

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As many King Crimson fans eagerly await the November release of its latest 40th Anniversary Series box set--this time spanning the years 1970 through 1972, when saxophonist/flautist Mel Collins was a constant alongside band co-founder/guitarist Robert Fripp for three studio albums (1970's In the Wake of Poseidon and Lizard, and 1971's Islands) and one live album ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

King Crimson at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier / Massey Hall

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An Evening with King Crimson
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier / Massey Hall
Le Festival International de Jazz de Montréal / Non-Festival Event
Montréal, Canada / Toronto, Canada
July 3, 2017 / July 5, 2017

Having covered the reunited, refreshed and reinvigorated “seven-headed Beast of ...

Live in Toronto: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 20, 2015

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"The best live albums are the ones that make you glad they were recorded while simultaneously regretting you couldn't have been in the venue on the night." So writes Declan Colgan, president of Panegyric Records--the label responsible for, amongst other things, King Crimson's extensive 40th Anniversary reissue series of its initial run of studio and live ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

King Crimson at Theatre St-Denis

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King Crimson
Théâtre St-Denis
Montréal, Canada
November 16-17, 2015

When King Crimson's only original member and co-founder, guitarist Robert Fripp, announced unexpectedly that the band was coming out of retirement in 2013, other than the unconventional lineup nobody had any idea what to expect other than the brief snippets being released ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) Discusses Solo Album "Cheating The Polygraph" In New Q&A Video

Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) Discusses Solo Album "Cheating The Polygraph" In New Q&A Video

ENGLAND - Porcupine Tree drummer, Gavin Harrison, widely acknowledged as one of the finest drummers on the planet, has posted a Q&A video discussing his sparkling new solo album, Cheating the Polygraph. Acclaimed British jazz musician, Laurence Cottle, joins Harrison to explain the process behind their reimagining of such Porcupine Tree gems as “Heart Attack in a Layby," “Start of Something Beautiful," ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Gavin Harrison Announces Solo Album Of Re-imagined Porcupine Tree Tracks "Cheating The Polygraph" On Kscope

Gavin Harrison Announces Solo Album Of Re-imagined Porcupine Tree Tracks "Cheating The Polygraph" On Kscope

ENGLAND - Gavin Harrison, drummer for British prog innovator, Porcupine Tree, has announced a brand new solo album of re- imagined songs from the acclaimed Porcupine Tree repertoire, Cheating the Polygraph, due out in North America on April 14 via Kscope (April 13 in the UK, April 17 in Germany, April 22 in Japan). Gavin Harrison currently finds himself working with British progressive ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Live at the Orpheum

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It was the reunion nobody expected. After years of touring in circumstances less than ideal--and, for him, distinctly and increasingly unpleasant-- co-founder and only remaining original member Robert Fripp was as clear as can be that he was done with his flagship group King Crimson. A brief four-city, eleven-date 2008 tour--with a revamped version of the ...