Island publish King Crimson’s debut album : ‘In The Court Of The Crimson King’ (1969)

King Crimson's 'In the Court of the Crimson King' is their debut studio album self-produced and released on October 10, 1969 by Island Records1 . 21st Century Schizoid Man 2 . 21st Century Schizoid Man (Hyde Park, 1969) 3 . Epitaph, In The Court Of The Crimson King (w/ Steve Hackett, Greg Lake, John Wetton, Live) 4 . Epitaph 5 . In The Court Of The Crimson King (Live) Track Listing : 1.21St…

Island Records publish King Crimson’s seventh album : ‘Red’ (1974)

King Crimson's 'Red' is their seventh studio album self-produced and released on October 6, 1974 by Island / Atlantic Records1 . Red (Japan) 2 . Red (1995) 3 . Fallen Angel (w/ John Wetton, Eddie Jobson) 4 . Starless Track Listing : 1.Red (Robert Fripp) - 06:20 . 2.Fallen Angel (Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Richard Palmer-James) - 06:00 . 3.One More Red Nightmare (Robert Fripp, John Wetton) -…

King Crimson rule in Munich (1982)

September 29, 1982 - British band King Crimson - that is Robert Fripp (g), Adrian Belew (g, voc), Tony Levin (b, voc) and Bill Bruford (d, perc) - will be at the Alabama-Halle in Munich, Germany

King Crimson release their eighth album : ‘Discipline,’ their first after seven years (1981)

King Crimson's 'Discipline' is their eighth (the first after seven years)studio album co-produced with Rhett Davies and released on September 22, 1981 by E.G. Records / Warner Bros. Records1 . Frame By Frame 2 . Frame By Frame (Bearsville Theater) 3 . Matte Kudasai (Japan, 1984) 4 . Matte Kudasai 5 . Indiscipline (Mexico City) 6 . Sheltering Sky (Frejus, 1982) 7 . The Sheltering Sky (Detroit,…

King Crimson are in New-York (1973)

June 25, 1973 - British band King Crimson - that is Robert Fripp (g), John Wetton (b, voc), David Cross (viol, mellotron) & Bill Bruford (d, perc) - will be on stage at Wollman Memorial Rink in New-York City

Island publish King Crimson’s fifth album : ‘Larks’ Tongues In Aspic’ (1973)

King Crimson's 'Larks' Tongues in Aspic' is their fifth studio album featuring Bill Bruford on drums and released on March 23, 1973 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Larks' Tongues In Aspic, Part One (David Cross, Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford, Jamie Muir) - 13:36 . 2.Book Of Saturday (Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Richard Palmer-James) - 02:53 . 3.Exiles (David Cross, Robert Fripp, Richard…

Adrian Belew, Tony Levin et al revisit King Crimson (2014)

March 8, 2014 - The Crimson ProjeKCt - that is Adrian Belew (g), Tony Levin (b, stick), Pat Mastelotto (d), Markus Reuter (stick), Julie Slick (b) and Tobias Ralph (d) - will play some King Crimson songs at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark

Joan Jett releases ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll,’ her second album featuring ‘Crimson and Clover’ and ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (1981)

Joan Jett's 'I Love Rock 'n Roll' is her second studio album recorded with her backing band The Blackhearts and released on November 18, 1981 by Boardwalk. 1 . Run Away (Live, 1982) 2 . Love Is Pain 3 . Nag (Live, 1982) 4 . Crimson And Clover (w/ Tommy James, Dave Grohl And Miley Cyrus) 5 . Victim Of Circumstance (Live, 1982) 6 . Bits And Pieces (w/ John Mellencamp Band, Rockhall," 1978)…

Happy Birthday Robert Fripp. ‘King Robert’

This day (May 16 , 1946), in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, is born Robert Fripp an English guitarist.Digest Tracklist : w/ King Crimson – Starless (2021) . King Crimson - Indiscipline (2017) . w/ King Crimson - Heroes (2016) . w/ The Orchestra Of Crafty Guitarists Vi - Chords Circulations (2013) . w/ Theo Travis - When The Rains Fall (from Follow) (2012) . Robert Fripp String Quintet - Kan…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 26/52

Pentangle, Elton John, Pete Townshend, Grateful Dead, David Bowie, Janis Joplin, Roger Mcguinn, Gene Clark, Chris Hillman, Chicago, Blondie, King Crimson, Deep Purple, Scorpions

We remember Alexis Korner. ‘Blues Cornerstone’

This day (January 1, 1984), in Westminster, London, died Alexis Korner a blues musician, considered as a Founding Father of British Blues.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Friends – Blue monday 2 . Big Boss Man 3 . Diamonds In The Rough (1975) 4 . w/ Klaus Doldinger's Passport - Wade In The Water (1974) 5 . Don’t Drop That Bomb On Me (1971) 6 . Documentary BBC Tracklist : I Got My Mojo Working . Mary Open…

Steve Hackett takes his friends to Tokyo (1996)

December 16, 1996 - and tomorrow night, a progrock supergroup gathering Steve Hackett (g - ex Genesis), John Wetton (b - ex-King Crimson, UK and Asia), Chester Thompson (d, ex- Weather Report, Frank Zappa and Genesis), Ian McDonald (s, ex- King Crimson and Foreigner) and Julian Colbeck (kb) is at Koseinenkin Hall in Tokyo, Japan

Kanye West releases ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Power’ (2010)

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Power' and released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella1 . Dark Fantasy (w/ Teyana Taylor) 2 . Power 3 . All Of The Lights (w/ Rihanna, Kid Cudi) 4 . Runaway (w/ Pusha T) 5 . Blame Game (w/ John Legend) 6 . Lost In The World (w/ Bon Iver) 7 . Gorgeous (Freestyle 2012) 8 . Power (Coachella 1080 )…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 23/52

John Scofield, Stanley Jordan, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Robert Fripp, Dimebag Darrell, Slash, Kirk Hammett, Yngwie Malmsteen

Happy Birthday Bill Bruford. ‘Bill from UK’

This day (May 17, 1949), in Sevenoaks, Kent, is born William Scott Bill Bruford a.k.a Bill Bruford, an English drummer and percussionist.Digest Tracklist : Indiscipline (2006) . Hell’S Bells (2006) . Master Class . Solo In Frankfurt (1987) . Documentary (1989) . King Crimson – The Sheltering Sky (1982) . Solo (1982) . W/ Allan Holdsworth – Feels Good To Me (1979) . Genesis – Los Endos (1976) .…

The Bad Plus’ ‘Prog’

The Bad Plus' 'Prog' is their fifth studio album released on May 8, 2002 by Heads Up.Track Listing : 1.Everybody Wants To Rule The World (Chris Hughes, Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley) - 05:34 . 2.Physical Cities (Reid Anderson) - 09:08 . 3.Life On Mars? (David Bowie) - 06:02 . 4.Mint (Ethan Iverson) - 05:20 . 5.Giant (Reid Anderson) - 08:44 . 6.Thriftstore Jewelry (David King) - 05:36 . 7.Tom Sawyer…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 15/52

Allan Holdsworth, Jeff Beck, Jerry Garcia, Dickey Betts, Robert Fripp, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, Robin Trower, Ritchie Blackmore, Dave Grohl , Eric Clapton & Keith Richards, Marc Ribot

Happy Birthday Tony Banks. Excellent day for a ‘Genesis At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English musician Tony Banks a 'Happy 70th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Genesis CREDITSPhoto : Jean-Luc OurlinAudio : I Can't Dance . Land of Confusion . Invisible Touch . That's All . Jesus He Knows Me . Mama . No Son of Mine . In Too Deep . Turn It On Again . Throwing It All Away . Video : Land Of Confusion . Jesus He Knows Me . Invisible…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 10/52

Zakk Wylde, Gary Clark Jr, Alvin Lee, John Frusciante, Robin Trower, Adrian Belew, Buckethead, Eric Johnson, Chuck Loeb, Bill Frisell, Jorma Kaukonen, Ali Farka TouréThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Zakk Wylde . Purple Haze Lifted from : Buddy Guy et al pay tribute to Jimi…

Vertigo publish Status Quo’s eighth album, ‘On the Level’ featuring ‘Down Down’ (1975)

Status Quo's 'On the Level' is their eighth studio album recorded in London in 1974 and released on February 21, 1975 by Vertigo.Track Listing : 1.Little Lady (Rick Parfitt) - 03:03 . 2.Most Of The Time (Francis Rossi, Bob Young) - 03:22 . 3.I Saw The Light (Francis Rossi, Bob Young) - 03:40 . 4.Over And Done (Alan Lancaster) - 03:55 . 5.Nightride (Rick Parfitt, Bob Young) - 03:54 . 6.Down Down…

Happy Birthday Steve Hackett. ‘Highly String’

This day (February 12 , 1950), in Pimlico, London, England, is born Steve William Hackett simply known as Steve Hackett , English rock (and classical) guitarist, singer and composer, member of Genesis, GTR and his own bandsTracklist : Los Endos (w/ Genesis, 1976) . Star Of Sirius . Ace of Wands (1979) . The Air Conditioned Nightmare (1981) . Funny Feeling (1982) . A Doll that's made in Japan…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°205

Godsmack, Mantric Momentum, Black Veil Brides, Edge Of Forever, Nailed To Obscurity, Blackbriar, Outline In Color, Disturbed, Xentrix, Ingested, Bonecarver, Deströyer 666

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 46/52

Earth Wind & Fire, Madonna, LL Cool J, Yes, Robert Cray, Neil Young & The Shocking Pinks, Eurythmics, Beastie Boys, R.E.M., The Jesus and Mary Chain, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals release ‘Burn to Shine’ (1999)

'Burn to Shine' by Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals is an album produced by J.P. Plunier and released on September 21, 1999 by VRA.1 . Alone 2 . En France 3 . Two Hands Of A Prayer (Miami) 4 . Please Bleed (w/ The Innocent Criminals) 5 . Please Bleed (Live) 6 . Suzie Blue (On Ukulele) 7 . Steal My Kisses (Live) 8 . Burn To Shine (w/ The Innocent Criminals) 9 . Burn To Shine (w/ The…

We remember Prince. ‘Someday My Prince Will Go’

This day (April 21, 2016 ), in Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S., died Prince Rogers Nelson simply known as Prince, American singer-songwriter and musician extraordinaireDigest Tracklist : Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad . Do Me, Baby (Capitol Theatre, 1982) . Purple Rain (1985) . Anotherloverholenyohead (1986) . 1987 VMAs . I Wish U Heaven (1988) . Electric Chair (SNL 15th Anniversary Special, 1989) .…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°150

Riverside, Dynazty, Waking The Cadaver, Thrown, John 5, The Creatures, Nocturna, Fit For An Autopsy, Jeff Scott Soto, Epica, Black Veil Brides, Allegaeon, W.E.B.They are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos 42

Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Rottengraffty, Biff Byford, Black Swan, Novena, We Sell The Dead, Jack Acid, The Warriors, Auralist, Solar Sons, Nevaria are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, this week, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Slipknot . Nero Forte More by the same : Official…