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Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Robert Fripp to Release ‘Washington State Park,’ Featuring Recordings from 1981 (Pre-Order)
March 15, 2022
King Crimson’s Robert Fripp to Release ‘Washington State Park,’ Featuring Recordings from 1981 (Pre-Order)

On April 29, King Crimson leader Robert Fripp will release a special set of recordings dating back to 1981. Washington State Park is, per a news release, the Frippertronics album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)
May 1, 2020
Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)

Robert Fripp, the leader of prog-rock/experimental ensemble King Crimson, has found plenty of ways to keep busy during COVID-19 quarantine (such as buzzing around his backyard dressed as a bee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts
April 13, 2020
King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts

Over the weekend, King Crimson announced that its planned 2020 tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on things at the moment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now
April 1, 2022
Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now

BeforeAfter is a special retrospective from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Daryl Hall released today, April 1. Collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1
March 14, 2022
Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1

This spring, Daryl Hall will hit the road for his first solo tour in a decade — and on Monday, Hall announced additional dates for the tour, which will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1
February 28, 2022
Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1

On April 1, Daryl Hall will release BeforeAfter, a special retrospective collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside his work with John Oates, as well as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder Ian McDonald: 1946-2022
February 11, 2022
Rest in Peace, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder Ian McDonald: 1946-2022

Ian McDonald, a musician known for co-founding both King Crimson (in 1969) and Foreigner (in 1976) has passed away at the age of 75. The news was made public on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW
February 3, 2022
Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW

“I can’t be the only sane man in this asylum,” says King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp at the end of the trailer for a new documentary titled In the Court...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April
January 24, 2022
Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April

This spring, Daryl Hall will step out on his own for a special solo retrospective titled BeforeAfter. The release collects 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson to Release ‘Music Is Our Friend’ Live Album from 2021 Tour on 11/19 (Pre-Order)
October 21, 2021
King Crimson to Release ‘Music Is Our Friend’ Live Album from 2021 Tour on 11/19 (Pre-Order)

Beginning in late July, Robert Fripp and his legendary prog-rock ensemble King Crimson hit the road for a rescheduled and pandemic-delayed tour of North America — and on Nov. 19,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)
July 13, 2021
Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)

Gary Kemp helped soundtrack the MTV-era as the principal songwriter of 1980s mega-stars Spandau Ballet. The hits he penned for the band — “Through the Barricades,” “Only When You Leave,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band
June 7, 2021
King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band

Get ready, because Robert Fripp and his legendary prog ensemble King Crimson is back in action — and will embark on a big North American run of tour dates beginning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020
March 24, 2020
Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020

On Tuesday night, news came down that Bill Rieflin, drummer and multi-instrumentalist known for decades for his work with R.E.M., Ministry and King Crimson, among other acts, had passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: North American Tour with The Zappa Band This Summer
March 9, 2020
King Crimson: North American Tour with The Zappa Band This Summer

This summer, prog-rock institution King Crimson will head out on a North American tour with The Zappa Band in what promises to be a significantly epic night of entertainment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist
December 20, 2019
John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist

December 2019 brought with it exciting news for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as longtime guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the mix, resuming the duties that Josh Klinghoffer served...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A 50th Anniversary Edition of King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ Coming in October
September 16, 2019
A 50th Anniversary Edition of King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ Coming in October

In October, legendary prog-rock ensemble King Crimson will release a special 50th anniversary edition of In the Court of the Crimson King, the band’s 1969 album that holds a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars
February 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars

In his latest Behind the Curtain entry, veteran rock music scribe Steve Rosen details run-ins with Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars that didn’t quite go as planned … (Photo: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done
November 9, 2018
Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done

In which writer Steve Rosen recounts his adventures with guitarist/composer John McLaughlin …  This story was originally meant to begin with a short preamble about how human beings are creatures...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale
January 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale

This is something I get asked all the time: “Who is your favorite guitar player you’ve ever interviewed?” I both love and hate this question. I love when people ask...