KING CRIMSON
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King Crimson are a rock band founded in London in 1968 by members from western England. Widely recognised as a foundational progressive rock group, the band have incorporated diverse influences and instrumentation during their history (including jazz and folk music, classical and experimental music, psychedelic rock, hard rock and heavy metal, New Wave, gamelan, electronica and drum and bass). They have been influential to many contemporary musical artists and have gained a large following, despite garnering little radio or music video airplay. Peter Sinfield, interviewed for Prog Rock Britannia: An Observation in Three Movements, described Crimson thus: "[W]e had an Ethos in Crimson... We just refused to play anything that sounded anything like a Tin Pan Alley record. If it sounded at all popular, it was out. So it had to be complicated, it had to be more expansive chords, it had to have strange influences. If it sounded, like, read more...
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.. Album Cover 3.81 | 55 ratings
In The Court Of The Crimson King
Proto-Metal 1969
.. Album Cover 3.67 | 16 ratings
In The Wake Of Poseidon
Proto-Metal 1970
.. Album Cover 3.13 | 30 ratings
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.. Album Cover 2.76 | 13 ratings
Islands
Proto-Metal 1971
.. Album Cover 4.22 | 54 ratings
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.. Album Cover 3.55 | 14 ratings
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.. Album Cover 4.48 | 55 ratings
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.. Album Cover 3.46 | 13 ratings
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Metal Related 1981
.. Album Cover 2.14 | 9 ratings
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Metal Related 1982
.. Album Cover 2.61 | 8 ratings
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Metal Related 1984
.. Album Cover 3.63 | 9 ratings
THRAK
Metal Related 1995
.. Album Cover 3.83 | 7 ratings
The ConstruKction Of Light
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.. Album Cover 4.02 | 16 ratings
The Power To Believe
Metal Related 2003

KING CRIMSON EPs & splits

.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
VROOOM
Metal Related 1994
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 3 ratings
Level Five
Metal Related 2001
.. Album Cover 3.74 | 3 ratings
Happy With What You Have To Be Happy With
Metal Related 2002

KING CRIMSON live albums

.. Album Cover 1.75 | 2 ratings
Earthbound
Proto-Metal 1972
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 2 ratings
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Proto-Metal 1975
.. Album Cover 3.33 | 4 ratings
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Proto-Metal 1992
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
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Metal Related 1995
.. Album Cover 3.05 | 2 ratings
THRaKaTTaK
Metal Related 1996
.. Album Cover 3.09 | 3 ratings
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.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
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Proto-Metal 1997
.. Album Cover 3.10 | 2 ratings
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Metal Related 1998
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
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Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
VROOOM VROOOM
Metal Related 2001
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Ladies Of The Road
Proto-Metal 2002
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
EleKtriK: Live In Japan
Metal Related 2003

KING CRIMSON demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
On Broadway
Metal Related 1998
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live At The Marquee, 1969
Metal Related 1998
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Jacksonville, 1972
Proto-Metal 1998
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Cap D'Agde, 1982
Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
The Beat Club, Bremen, 1972
Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The VROOOM Sessions
Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Central Park, NYC, 1974
Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Summit Studios, 1972
Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Moles Club, Bath, 1981
Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Berkeley, CA, 1982
Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Nashville Rehearsals, 1997
Metal Related 2000
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Plymouth Guildhall, 1971
Proto-Metal 2000
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Detroit, MI, 1971
Proto-Metal 2001
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Mainz, Germany, 1974
Metal Related 2001
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Nashville, TN, 2001
Metal Related 2002
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Hyde Park, 1969
Proto-Metal 2002
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Champaign-Urbana Sessions
Metal Related 2002
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live At The Zoom Club, 1972
Proto-Metal 2002
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
The Power To Believe Tour Box
Metal Related 2003
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Orlando, FL, 1972
Proto-Metal 2003
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Guildford, 1972
Proto-Metal 2003
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Philadelphia, PA, 1982
Metal Related 2004
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live At Fillmore East, 1969
Metal Related 2004
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Warsaw, Poland, 2000
Metal Related 2005
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Heidelberg, 1974
Proto-Metal 2005
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Brighton, 1971
Proto-Metal 2005
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live At The Wiltern, 1995
Metal Related 2005
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Munich, 1982
Metal Related 2006
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Denver, 1972
Proto-Metal 2007
.. Album Cover 2.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Kassel, 1974
Proto-Metal 2007
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live At The Pier, NYC, 1982
Metal Related 2008
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Philadelphia, PA, 1996
Metal Related 2008
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Milan, 2003
Metal Related 2008
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Boston, MA, 1972
Metal Related 2009
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Zurich, 1973
Proto-Metal 2009
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Chicago, IL, 1995
Metal Related 2010
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Live in New Haven, CT, 2003
Metal Related 2011
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Live In Toronto, 1974
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KING CRIMSON boxset & compilations

.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Young Person's Guide To King Crimson
Proto-Metal 1976
.. Album Cover 1.50 | 1 ratings
The Compact King Crimson
Metal Related 1986
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frame By Frame: The Essential King Crimson
Proto-Metal 1991
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Metal Related 1991
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sleepless: The Concise King Crimson
Metal Related 1993
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cirkus: The Young Persons' Guide To King Crimson Live
Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
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Metal Related 1999
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 21st Century Guide To King Crimson Volume 1: 1969-1974
Proto-Metal 2004
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The 21st Century Guide To King Crimson Volume 2: 1981-2003
Metal Related 2005
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Condensed 21st Century Guide To King Crimson (1969-2003)
Metal Related 2006
.. Album Cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
The Collectable King Crimson Vol. 1
Proto-Metal 2006
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
The Collectable King Crimson Vol. 2
Metal Related 2007
.. Album Cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
40th Anniversary Tour Box
Metal Related 2008
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
The Collectable King Crimson Vol. 3
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KING CRIMSON singles (11)

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The Court Of The Crimson King
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Cat Food / Groon
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The Night Watch / The Great Deceiver
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Dinosaur
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The Noise: Live At Frejus
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Live In Japan 1995
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KING CRIMSON Reviews

KING CRIMSON In The Court Of The Crimson King

Album · 1969 · Proto-Metal
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King Crimson-In the Court of the Crimson King

Well, this is going to be controversial.

I enjoy King Crimson, they have been a leading figure in the creation of both progressive rock and metal. 'Starless and Bible Black' and 'Red' are among some of the finest examples of their sound that has influenced so many, and they even have great recent albums like 'The Power to Believe'. Unfortunately, their debut isn't such a fine example.

Now I appreciate the effect this album had on the music industry, it really stood-out. The album begins with the song I enjoy the most, '21st Century Schizoid Man'. It combines saxophone, jazzy drumming, chaotic heavy guitar, and dark lyrics in a surprisingly amazing mix. The next song 'I Talk to the Wind' would of been a nice relaxing interlude if it didn't drag on for so long. The song never really changes, just stays the same for six minutes. 'Epitaph' is yet another song that would of been okay if it didn't drag on for so long. It doesn't change other then the bridge until the end when some distorted guitar comes in. 'Moonchild' doesn't drag on, it's a very experimental song, but it doesn't really have any beat or melody to it. If you enjoy improvisational jazz you'll probably enjoy it, but I find it pretty boring. The finale title track is the only other song I enjoy. It has parts that I don't like, such as the improvisational jazz parts and the flute sections, but other then that it's a pretty good song with a great melodic chorus and good instrumentation.

The lyrics are certainly one of the stronger points of the album, being about political and social themes.

I need to say something about the disgusting cover art. I see that this album cover gets as much praise as the album itself, if not more. I can't see why, it's just a close-up of a fleshy, screaming, face that is way too detailed. I can even see inside the nostrils. It's one of the worst rock album covers I've ever seen, I find it very disgusting.

Overall, I feel that this album is overrated. I wouldn't call it bad, but a perfect word to describe my feelings for it would be: Boring. It's probably just my personal music tastes, but I find King Crimson's later efforts much more enjoyable. Like I said before, I appreciate it's legacy to rock music and it was important in developing progressive rock. I just can't seem to enjoy it much.

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KING CRIMSON Starless And Bible Black

Album · 1974 · Proto-Metal
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King Crimson-Starless and Bible Black

Truly an underrated album, Starless and Bible Black has to be my favorite King Crimson album. This album shows King Crimson at one of their most experimental moments, even more so then 'Larks Tongues In Aspic' in my opinion.

The music follows most of what was explored on 'Aspic', in taking various percussion, heavy guitar, and Avant-garde compositions. There is a similar amount of classical instrumentation as in the previous album, and it still retains classical composition. The album begins with some shorter hard rocking tracks, 'The Great Deceiver' and 'Lament', the latter being my favorite of the two. 'The Great Deceiver' has a really catchy beginning but soon gets slower and really strong bass. 'Lament' starts out slow with traditional prog guitar work, but soon gets heavier with the drums and bass playing very well together. John Wetton's vocals are also very strong on this song.

The instrumentals on this album are among their best for me, with 'We'll Let You Know' being one of my favorite instrumentals of all time. The bass is at it's strongest in this song, with some very catchy bass/guitar riffs. Once the drums come in, the song really gets powerful. The classical-infused 'Trio' is very relaxing, and sort of gives you a nice change of pace temporarily. Of course, there is also the 11-minute masterpiece 'Fracture', with very menacing guitar throughout the song. At the end, however, driving guitar riffs come in with Bill Bruford really pounding on the drums. The classical instruments are a nice touch at the very end.

Overall, don't skip this album. It is just as essential as it's predecessor and successor. I highly recommend this album for any fan of classic prog rock, Avant-garde/experimental metal or proto-metal/hard rock.

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KING CRIMSON In The Wake Of Poseidon

Album · 1970 · Proto-Metal
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siLLy puPPy
Poseidon is well known as having full domain of the oceans and is known as "God Of The Sea," however he is also referred to as "Earth-Shaker" because he was thought of being the cause of earthquakes as well, so I guess the title of this album refers to the aftermath of the band after the sudden success of KC's debut album and following tours which were too much for Ian McDonald and Michael Giles who soon parted ways followed by Greg Lake being seduced by Keith Emerson to form ELP. That left Robert Fripp and Peter Sinfield as the only original members after it was decided that it was pretty much Fripp's musical vision in the first place. The former members did agree to sit in as studio musicians only.

What a change from the debut. This album seems to me like a collection of leftovers and outtakes. The very first full song "Pictures Of A City" is obviously nothing more than a reworking of "21st Century Schizoid Man." One of the better pieces on the album is "The Devil's Triangle" which was inspired by Gustav Holt's "Mars: Bringer Of War" from "The Planets Suite." An ok album but too obvious that it is a half-assed reworking of the debut. Given the band's tumultuous history it's somewhat understandable and would be a mere blip in the parade of outstanding releases to come. Despite its inferiority to “In The Court....” I still find this a worthy occasional listen.

KING CRIMSON In The Court Of The Crimson King

Album · 1969 · Proto-Metal
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siLLy puPPy
Never really thought of King Crimson as metal since most of their music is more avant-garde jazz related but I guess they did have a stake in its development with their more rockin' numbers, so here is my review from PA:

Although rock music had been becoming more progressive before this release with such artists as the Beatles, Zappa, the Moody Blues and others slowly chipping away at the damn of the progressive reservoir, it was this album that burst open the floodgates and took progressive rock music to a whole new level by stripping away the blues influence and replacing it with classical, jazz and avant-garde.

A very eclectic playlist with mostly accessible songs like “21st Century Schizoid Man” and “The Court of the Crimson King” but also included the inaccessible “Moonchild” which does seem like an exercise of tolerance at times but ultimately is an interesting piece after forcing you to change your musical mindset. A style they would go on to incorporate on future releases.

The album took the world by storm making progressive rock popular and ushering in the next golden age of music. Although it took me longer to love parts of this album than others I ultimately succumbed to its charm and have to give this album no less than 5 stars for its unadulterated brilliance, boldness and importance in musical history.

KING CRIMSON The Power To Believe

Album · 2003 · Metal Related
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UMUR
"The Power to Believe" is the 13th full-length studio album by UK progressive rock act King Crimson. The album was released through Sanctuary Records Group in March 2003. The lineup on this album features Adrian Belew on guitar, vocals and electronic percussion, Robert Fripp on guitar, Trey Gunn on Warr guitar and rubber bass and Pat Mastelotto on drums.

The music style on the album is dark and experimental progressive rock. For fans of King Crimson there are as such few surprises, but what made me happy about the music on "The Power to Believe", is the generally high quality level. Songs like "Level Five", "Eyes Wide Open" and "Elektrik" are excellent compositions. Lots of dark atmosphere in addition to the tight and as always innovative musicianship. The quality drops a bit after the really strong string of songs that open the album, but my attention never wanders and overall "The Power to Believe" comes off as a consistently high quality release.

If you ask me "The Power to Believe" is the best King Crimson album since "Discipline (1981)" and it´s highly recommendable to both fans and newcommers. If this turns out to be King Crimson´s last studio album it will make a great testimony. A 4 star (80%) rating is fully deserved.

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adg211288 wrote:
17 days ago
You're reading too much into an outdated rating guideline there my friend. :P

As for album placements, don't forget that collabs can question the team via the CZ and non-collabs can post their concerns here: http://www.metalmusicarchives.com/forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=60&title=report-errors-omissions-here

27 days ago
I mean, Islands is my favourite KC album by far but I haven't rated it here because 5* says "a masterpiece of metal music" which it absolutely isn't ;)
27 days ago
I'm of the opinion that Lizard and Island are not very protometal at all, but the first two qualify IMO
39 days ago
The first 4 album are under Proto - Metal?? What the?? I can understand the John Wetton era but the first 4? You are surely joking
Unitron wrote:
3 months ago
I agree, The Power to Believe is definitely a metal-based album.

Tupan wrote:
1271 days ago
The Poer to believe is non-metal? Are you joking?

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