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Buckethead is famous for wearing a plastic mask and a KFC bucket on his head. His music includes a wide variety of genre, including thrash metal, funk, electronica, jazz, and avant-garde music. He is best known for his numerous guitar techiniques, including thrash guitar, fingerpicking, and slap guitar. He ranked 8th on Guitar One's the Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time. Although he currently plays as a solo guitarist, he formed/played with many other bands and guitarists, including Guns N' Roses.

Associated Acts:

  • Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains
  • Guns N' Roses
  • Praxis
  • Deli Creeps
  • Science Faction

Famous Songs:

Notable Instruments:

  • Gibson Les Paul
  • Jackson Y2KV
  • Jackson doubleneck - custom made. half guitar, half bass
  • Takamine Acoustic
  • Ibanez X Series Rocket Roller II - used when he was in Praxis

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