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Brian Patrick Carroll (Buckethead / Death Cube K)

Brian Patrick Carroll (Buckethead / Death Cube K)
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Buckethead is the stage name of American guitarist Brian Patrick Carroll. He also records as "dark ambient" music as Death Cube K (usually in conjunction with Bill Laswell). He is known for flashy guitar playing, warped humor, and his stage attire, which consists of a mask and fried chicken bucket.
Website
http://www.bucketheadland.com
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Releases on file (21)
Gaudi — Magnetic Gaudi — Magnetic
(RareNoise RNR080, 2017, CD)
Praxis — Sound Virus Praxis — Sound Virus
(M.O.D. Technologies , 2015, CD)
Death Cube K — Torn from Black Space Death Cube K — Torn from Black Space
(RareNoise RNR005, 2009, CD)
Praxis —  Profanation (Preparation for a Coming Darkness) Praxis — Profanation (Preparation for a Coming Darkness)
(M.O.D. Technologies MOD0005, 2008, CD)
Shine — Lightyears Shine — Lightyears
(ION 2021, 2007, CD)
Shine (Buckethead, Bill Laswell, Shin Terai) — Heaven and Hell Shine (Buckethead, Bill Laswell, Shin Terai) — Heaven and Hell
(Innerhythmic INR016, 2004, CD)
Praxis — Tennessee 2004 Praxis — Tennessee 2004
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8301, 2004/2007, CD)
Buckethead  — Bucketheadland 2 Buckethead — Bucketheadland 2
(ION 2019-2, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — Innerhythmic Sound System Various Artists — Innerhythmic Sound System
(Innerhythmic INR004, 2001, CD)
Bill Laswell — Points of Order Bill Laswell — Points of Order
(Innerhythmic INR011, 2001, CD)
Buckethead  — Monsters and Robots Buckethead — Monsters and Robots
(CyberOctave COCD 47499, 1999, CD)
Praxis — Warszawa Praxis — Warszawa
(Innerhythmic INR003, 1999, CD)
Buckethead  — Colma Buckethead — Colma
(CyberOctave COCD 2006, 1998, CD)
Buckethead — The Day of the Robot Buckethead — The Day of the Robot
(Sub Meta SM 9804, 1996, CD)
Praxis — Transmutation Live Praxis — Transmutation Live
(Douglas Music ADC05, 1996, CD)
Jon Hassell & Bluescreen — Dressing for Pleasure Jon Hassell & Bluescreen — Dressing for Pleasure
(Warner Bros 9 45523-2, 1994, CD)
Buckethead  — Giant Robot Buckethead — Giant Robot
(CyberOctave COCD 48996, 1994, CD)
Praxis — Metatron Praxis — Metatron
(Subharmonic SD 7007-2, 1994, CD)
Praxis — Sacrifist Praxis — Sacrifist
(Subharmonic SD 7002-2, 1993, CD)
Buckethead  — Bucketheadland Buckethead — Bucketheadland
(Avant Audio Productions AVAN 007, 1992, 2CD)
Praxis — Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis) Praxis — Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)
(Axiom 314-512 338-2, 1992, CD)

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