Adrian Belew is an American musician known for his career as a solo artist and his guitar work with the prog rock band King Crimson. In addition to playing guitar, Belew is an accomplished singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He has also played in a range of bands including Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, Nine Inch Nails, and Talking Heads.
As well as appearing on six King Crimson studio albums and 23 of their live albums, Belew has released 22 albums as a solo artist ranging from pop/rock to progressive, experimental, and industrial. An incredibly versatile and prolific artist, Belew's music has found a home in the record collections of prog rock fans worldwide since 1977.