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Johnny Elichaoff, Former Drummer with King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, Dies

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Drummer Johnny Elichaoff, known as Johnny Toobad during a stint with King Crimson's Robert Fripp, has died in an apparent suicide.

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45 Years Ago: King Crimson Set a New Standard With Their Debut Album

Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records

Forty-five years later, King Crimson's daring debut remains prog's standard bearer, the best example of a then-emerging movement that sought to combine European musical concepts with rock.

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40 Years Ago: King Crimson Implode With ‘Red”s Arrival

Atlantic
Atlantic

At the time, King Crimson's 'Red' was decidedly disappointing, an album without a band that spent just a single week on the British chart, stopping at No. 45.

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King Crimson to Release Long-Coveted ‘Blue Tapes’

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Virgin

For years, the so-called 'Blue Tapes' have been among the most sought-after items for King Crimson fans, coveted as much for the musical clarity on display during these 1973-74 concerts as for their scarcity.

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King Crimson Announce 2014 Tour Dates

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You Tube

Robert Fripp has announced that a new configuration for King Crimson will tour America this fall.

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40 Years Ago: King Crimson Release ‘Starless and Bible Black’

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King Crimson's 'Starless and Bible Black' was released on March 29, 1974.

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Crimson ProjeKCt Postpones Ukraine Concert Due To Unrest

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Facebook.com/thecrimsonprojekct

The Crimson ProjeKCt, a group containing three King Crimson alumni, has been forced to cancel its March 6 show in Kiev as a result of the turbulent political situation in Ukraine. The group hopes to reschedule for a date in July.

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Former King Crimson Guitarist Trey Gunn Hit by Motorcycle

Trey Gunn
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If he's tough enough to play the notoriously difficult Warr guitar and Chapman Stick, you know ex-King Crimson guitarist Trey Gunn is no pushover -- as a motorcycle driver in India discovered recently when he collided with Gunn, who was walking on foot.

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Crimson Projekct Announce 2014 Tour Dates

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Facebook.com/thecrimsonprojekct

Robert Fripp is all ready to launch a new lineup of his beloved art-rock band King Crimson, and some of the group's illustrious alum will be joining him on the road.

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King Crimson’s Debut Album Sells for Almost $900

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eBay

A first-pressing copy of King Crimson's 1969 debut album, pressed with a pink label, has sold for nearly $900 on eBay.

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Filed Under: Category: News, Rock Memorabilia

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