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Tag Archives: King Crimson

Valence’s Top 5 instrumental prog songs

Posted by on April 12, 2019

New York progressive metallers Valence are currently celebrating the release of their new album Cognitive Dissidents, which has arrived today (12th – order here). To commemorate their latest effort, we asked the group what their top five instrumental prog songs are, as they shared the following:   Dream Theater – “The Dance of Eternity”   […]

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King Crimson announces North American 50th Anniversary Tour dates

Posted by on January 25, 2019

The legendary King Crimson are celebrating their 50th anniversary by embarking on a worldwide tour. The iconic prog-rock group have revealed the North American leg of the trek, which kicks off on August 23rd in Mexico City, MX, and runs through September 29th in Atlanta, GA.   Tour Dates: 06/10 Leipzig, DE @ Haus Auensee […]

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Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden among those called out by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament at rock hall induction

Posted by on April 10, 2017

While we didn’t attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday, with the exception of Rush’s Geddy Lee playing bass with Yes as they were inducted, it doesn’t appear like we missed all that much. Journey was inducted, and while Steve Perry was present, he didn’t perform with the band, despite media […]

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Spotify Playlist: Hyborian share list of favorite science fiction-themed metal songs

Posted by on March 14, 2017

On Friday (17) Hyborian will be releasing their debut album, the accurately-titled Hyborian Vol. 1. The stoner rock band’s album tells a story about an intergalactic time traveling being called The Traveller and is inspired by the Conan series style of writing. With that in mind, singer/guitarist Martin Bush made a playlist of his favorite Sci-Fi- […]

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Asia/King Crimson’s John Wetton passes away at 67

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Cancer, the next grim reaper, has taken legend John Wetton from us the age of 67. We are sad and shocked to hear about this news. His passing happened early this morning after suffering from a long battle with colon cancer. The multi-instrumental and vocalist’s genius career kicked into full gear during his time with King Crimson […]

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Find out how much Machine Head, Skinny Puppy, King Crimson and more made on the road

Posted by on January 20, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We are already halfway through January already, but there are still numbers published from the last few months […]

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Report: Tool album progressing nicely

Posted by on October 14, 2014

It’s hard to think of a band more enigmatic and shrouded in mystery than Tool. Their follow up to 2006’s 10,000 Days has been on everyone’s “albums we’re looking forward to in the coming  year” since 2009, which was derailed earlier this year when guitarist Adam Jones gave an interview in which he said the band’s […]

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Top 10s of the year from Gypsyhawk, Skeletonwitch, Black Water Rising, Saxon & more

Posted by on December 4, 2013

It’s December, which means it’s time for that annual rite of passage where everyone attempts to summarize a year’s worth of music into a top ten list. Metal Insider and its contributors will be releasing our lists starting soon, but we’ve also gotten lists from some of the artists themselves. In the latest installment, members of Gypsyhawk, […]

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Michael Keene of The Faceless Talks Upcoming Covers Album, Adventure Time Aspirations

Posted by on May 30, 2013

Michael Keene is the guitarist singer/all around mastermind of The Faceless. He is also a genuinely fun guy to chat with. I spoke with Keene last year and we discussed his in-the-works solo album and stand up comedy dreams. I decided to follow-up on those projects and managed to get Michael to open up about the next Faceless […]

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Nine Inch Nails Returns, ‘Reinventing Itself From Scratch’

Posted by on February 25, 2013

It seems like only yesterday that Nine Inch Nails went on their farewell tour, but it was actually a little over three years ago. Since then, Trent Reznor has focused on several things, like winning an Oscar for composing music for The Social Network and How to Destroy Angels, his project with co-composer Atticus Ross and […]

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