History Trivia / KingCrimson

22nd Jul '16 1:33:28 AM SinNanna
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** Robert Fripp has expressed disdain for ''Lizard'', calling it "unlistenable."
14th Jul '16 10:59:41 PM SinNanna
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** Japanese band Acid Mothers Temple have an album called ''Starless And Bible Music/BlackSabbath''.
25th Apr '16 4:45:49 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]HeyItsThatVoice: King Crimson borrowed members from or to a number of other prog bands with its various lineup changes, but John Wetton is probably the most prolific outside the band (he was also the lead singer for Music/{{Asia}} and UK, just to name a couple.)
** Fripp lent his guitar services to other groups on occasions, including:
*** Music/VanDerGraafGenerator - "The Emperor in His War Room", "Man-Erg", "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers"
*** Music/BrianEno - "Baby's on Fire", "Driving Me Backwards", "Blank Frank", "St. Elmo's Fire", "I'll Come Running", "Golden Hours", "King's Lead Hat"
*** Music/DavidBowie - ''"Music/{{Heroes}}"'' and a good chunk of ''Music/ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps''
*** Music/{{Blondie}} - "Fade Away and Radiate"
*** Music/TalkingHeads - "I Zimbra"
*** Music/PeterGabriel - Played guitar on and produced his second SelfTitledAlbum; also played guitar on his third SelfTitledAlbum
*** Music/PorcupineTree - "Nil Recurring", as well as "soundscapes" on "Way Out of Here"
** Jon Anderson from Music/{{Yes}} makes a guest appearance on the "Prince Rupert Awakes" section of the title piece from ''Lizard''.
21st Apr '16 12:46:49 PM CassandraLeo
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** Musicians who have cited King Crimson as an influence include Music/KurtCobain of Music/{{Nirvana}}, Music/BadReligion (who quoted "21st Century Schizoid Man" in their single "21st Century (Digital Boy)", Music/{{Rush}}, Music/{{Tool}}, and Music/{{Moonsorrow}}.

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** Musicians who have cited King Crimson as an influence include Music/KurtCobain of Music/{{Nirvana}}, Music/BadReligion (who quoted "21st Century Schizoid Man" in the lyrics of their single "21st Century (Digital Boy)", Boy)"), Music/{{Rush}}, Music/{{Tool}}, and Music/{{Moonsorrow}}.
21st Apr '16 12:46:24 PM CassandraLeo
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** Music/KanyeWest famously sampled "21st Century Schizoid Man" on his hit "Power" (on ''Music/MyBeautifulDarkTwistedFantasy'').
** Music/{{Merzbow}} and Music/{{Boris}}' collaborative EP ''Walrus/Groon'' is partially named for a King Crimson B-side. Merzbow also sampled "The Great Deceiver" for a track on ''Spiral Honey''.
** King Crimson's music has been widely covered, especially by progressive metal acts such as Music/{{Voivod}} (who covered "21st Century Schizoid Man"), Norway's Shining (ditto), Music/DreamTheater (covered "Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part Two"), Murmur (ditto), and Music/BetweenTheBuriedAndMe (covered "Three of a Perfect Pair").
** Musicians who have cited King Crimson as an influence include Music/KurtCobain of Music/{{Nirvana}}, Music/BadReligion (who quoted "21st Century Schizoid Man" in their single "21st Century (Digital Boy)", Music/{{Rush}}, Music/{{Tool}}, and Music/{{Moonsorrow}}.
** Music/ReverendBizarre named their first album ''In the Rectory of the Bizarre Reverend'' in tribute to King Crimson's first album.
** One of the novels in ''Literature/TheLordsOfCreation'' is entitled ''In the Court of the Crimson Kings''.
** "The Court of the Crimson King" was used in ''Film/ChildrenOfMen'' (2006).
** Creator/ChristinaRicci tap-dances to "Moonchild" in ''Film/Buffalo66''.
** Epitaph Records was named in honour of King Crimson's song "Epitaph".
** Creator/{{Gotlib}} spoofed the cover of ''In the Court of the Crimson King'' with his character [[https://berichtenuithetverleden.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/gotlib-hamster-jovial-et-ses-louveteaux/ Hamster Jovial]].
21st Apr '16 12:37:08 PM CassandraLeo
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* ReferencedBy: The BigBad of Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series is usually called the Crimson King. (His actual name, [[spoiler:Los']], is a ShoutOut to Creator/WilliamBlake).

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The BigBad of Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series is usually called the Crimson King. (His actual name, [[spoiler:Los']], is a ShoutOut to Creator/WilliamBlake).Creator/WilliamBlake).
** ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' has several references to King Crimson, including a stand called "King Crimson" and a sub-stand called "Epitaph".
21st Apr '16 12:35:18 PM CassandraLeo
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* ApprovalOfGod: Surprisingly, King Crimson themselves took notice of the stand King Crimson from Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure by posting a picture on their [[https://www.facebook.com/PatMastelottoOfficial/photos/a.218965281448671.67347.120366424641891/1071671219511402/?type=3&theater facebook.]]

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* ApprovalOfGod: Surprisingly, King Crimson themselves took notice of the stand King Crimson from Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' by posting a picture on their [[https://www.facebook.com/PatMastelottoOfficial/photos/a.218965281448671.67347.120366424641891/1071671219511402/?type=3&theater facebook.]]
20th Apr '16 5:34:07 PM CassandraLeo
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* ReferencedBy: The BigBad of Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series is usually called the Crimson King. (His actual name, [[spoiler:Los']], is a ShoutOut to Creator/WilliamBlake).
20th Apr '16 5:24:15 PM CassandraLeo
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*** Music/DavidBowie - ''Music/{{Heroes}}'' and a good chunk of ''Music/ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps''

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*** Music/DavidBowie - ''Music/{{Heroes}}'' ''"Music/{{Heroes}}"'' and a good chunk of ''Music/ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps''
20th Apr '16 5:23:34 PM CassandraLeo
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*** Music/VanDerGraafGenerator - "The Emperor in His War Room"

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*** Music/VanDerGraafGenerator - "The Emperor in His War Room"Room", "Man-Erg", "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers"


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*** Music/PeterGabriel - Played guitar on and produced his second SelfTitledAlbum; also played guitar on his third SelfTitledAlbum
*** Music/PorcupineTree - "Nil Recurring", as well as "soundscapes" on "Way Out of Here"
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