Tag Archives: King Crimson

John Wetton’s Extraordinary Life

On June 12th it would have been the late John Wetton’s 70th birthday and to commemorate the occasion a unique box set collection of his solo albums featuring a lavish hardback book and more has been announced, going under the apt title of An Extraordinary Life. Wetton’s long and productive career saw him renowned in the roles of singer, bass ...

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King Crimson 50th Anniversary Celebrations

King Crimson celebrate their 50th Anniversary this year with a series of concert dates at the Royal Albert Hall along with a collection of special CD/DVD and Blu-ray releases and special documentary chronicling their illustrious career. If not the first musical act to be termed progressive their evolving line-ups through the decades have certainly reflected the highest pedigree of musicians ...

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Greg Lake

Greg Lake passes from Cancer aged 69

Greg Lake, the King Crimson, vocalist and bassist, and who also fronted ELP has died from Cancer aged 69. 2016 has been a terrible year for the passing of brilliant musicians, who now join the big stage in the sky, but have left some superb legacies for their fans. Lake was an English singer, musician, songwriter and producer, who also ...

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Interview with Biff Byford of Saxon about forthcoming release — Eagles and Dragons

A new Saxon package “Eagles and Dragons” is out soon. The set features nine albums which before today, were only released on vinyl in some regions (including Germany, Italy and the UK) and even then, only in very limited quantities. The new luxury 180 gram vinyl versions in the collection, including inner sleeves with all the lyrics, are a must-have ...

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