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YMMV: Buckethead
  • Archive Binge: If you really want to listen to all of his songs, you have to start with all, this and then more to come, of his solo albums, but then there's his EPS, demos tapes, unrealesed singles, live only songs. Plus all of his collaborations he's done with other artists: such as Praxis, Serj Tankian, Mike Patton, Parliament Funkadelic, Deli Creeps, Travis Dickerson, Bill Laswell, Giant Robot, Iggy Pop, Science Faxation, Dj Disk, Bill Moseley, Cornbugs, and Primus. By the time this man is dead, he will have written and composed nine-billion songs.
    • Archive Panic: Unless you have seventy million hours of free time, listening to everything he made will be a challenge.
  • Audience-Alienating Premise: A creepy guy with a bucket on his head plays guitar. Despite that, Buckethead is by far one of the most popular guitarists of this generation.
  • Crazy Awesome: Boy, is he ever.
  • Creepy Awesome: He's very scary looking, but also really frigging good with a guitar.
    • The entirety of Inbred Mountain is basically a horror movie in music form, but it's also one of the best albums Avant-Garde Metal has to offer.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Nearly all of it.
  • Epic Riff: Again, nearly all of it.
  • Epileptic Trees: One theory about who Buckethead is was that he's Slash due to their similar hairstyles and both being in Guns N' Roses.
    • A few other genius theories is that Buckethead is Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, or Shawn Lane.
  • Fandom Rivalry: Buckethead vs. Slash. Which is odd considering Buckethead and Slash don't hate each other or even seem to consider themselves rivals.
  • Hell Is That Noise: Vaccuum-Mass
  • Nightmare Fuel: The entire Inbred Mountain album. Despite the morbidly funny name the whole album is chaotic with creepy riffs and sounds.
    • A lot of the work he's put out under the alias Death Cube K, special mention goes to "Dark Hood" which is twelve minutes of nightmare inducing creepiness.
  • That One Boss: Before DragonForce was featured in Guitar Hero, it was "Jordan," which was even mentioned in South Park. In fact, there might be some people who can handle "Through the Fire and Flames" but not "Jordan."

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