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Buckethead is back after a brief hiatus from the road!! His last show was New Years Eve 2012 in San Francisco. During his live appearance absence, Buckethead has released more than 200 cd’s, which he and his fans call “Pikes”!
Buckethead is a virtuoso guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist who encompasses several genres of music. He has released 256 studio albums, 4 special releases and an EP. He has performed on over 50 more albums by other artists. His music spans such diverse areas as progressive metal, rock, funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and avant-garde music.
When performing in his theatrical persona, Buckethead used to wear a KFC bucket on his head, emblazoned with an orange bumper sticker that reads “FUNERAL” in capital black block letters, and an expressionless plain white costume mask. More recently, he hasswitched to a plain white bucket no longer bearing the KFC logo. He also incorporates nun chucks, robot dancing, and toy trading into his stage performances. Buckethead’s persona represents a character thatwas “raised by chickens” and has made it his “mission in life to alert the world to the ongoing chicken holocaust in fast-food joints around the globe.
“Buckethead is best known for his electric guitarplaying and is considered one of today’s more innovative guitarists. He has been voted number 8 on a list in GuitarOnemagazine of the “Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time”as well as being included in Guitar World’slists of the “25 all-time weirdest guitarists”and isalso known for being in the “50 fastest guitarists of all time list”.
He performs primarily as a solo artist, though he has collaborated extensively with a wide variety of high profile artists such as Iggy Pop, Les Claypool, Bill Laswell, Bootsy Collins, Serj Tankian, Brain, Mike Patton, Viggo Mortensen, and was a member of several big bands such as Guns N’ Roses, Col. Claypool Bucket of Bernie Brains, and Praxis.