The Return Of Prog Legends King Crimson

By Scott Bernstein Sep 24, 2013 2:10 pm PDT

Earlier today Robert Fripp updated his online diary with news that has made many prog rock fans happy -he’s reforming King Crimson. The legendary prog band has been mothballed since 2009.

Fripp has been the only constant in the band’s ever-changing lineup since King Crimson formed in 1968. “So, King Crimson is in motion. This is a very different reformation to what has gone before: seven players, four English and three American, with three drummers,” the founding guitarist wrote in his online diary. Website DGM Live reports that Fripp will be joined by Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins and Jakko Jakszyk as the new King Crimson. Adrian Belew, who had been a King Crimson constant since 1981, was not mentioned in the report. DGM Live also mentions that Fripp expects it to take a year before the new King Crimson is able to perform.

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[Hat Tip –@DogGonePresents and Jeff G.]

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