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The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 5k votes 942 voters 26.6k views

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Buckethead is one of the best guitarists of all time. List of the best Buckethead albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Buckethead discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Buckethead albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Buckethead singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Buckethead album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Buckethead album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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1
Colma is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (1998); Tracks: Ghost, Machete & For Mom

Length (mins): 00:54:23

Label: CyberOctave

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Ambient music, Experimental music, + more

2
Crime Slunk Scene is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2006); Tracks: The Fairy and the Devil, Mad Monster Party & Soothsayer (Dedicated to Aunt Suzie)

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Hard rock, Experimental rock, + more

3
Pike 65 (Hold Me Forever... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
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Electric Tears is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2002); Tracks: The Way to Heaven, All in the Waiting & Mantaray

Length (mins): 01:11:03

Label: Meta Records

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Classical music, Ambient music, Experimental music, Experimental rock, + more

5
Population Override is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2004); Tracks: Super Human, Unrestrained Growth & A Day Will Come

Length (mins): 00:55:29

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Blues-rock, Jazz fusion, Funk, Experimental rock, + more

6
Claymation Courtyard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2014); Tracks: Chainsaw Slide, Disintegration Mirrors & Claymation Courtyard

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Experimental rock

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Electric Sea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2012); Tracks: Bachethead, The Homing Beacon & Swomee Swan

Genres (Music): Rock music, Classical music, Ambient music, Flamenco, Experimental music, + more

8
A Real Diamond in the Ro... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2009); Tracks: Squid Ink, Separate Sky & Broken Mirror

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Ambient music, Experimental rock, Avant-garde

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Albino Slug is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2008); Tracks: Spooner Arks, The Redeem Team & Symmetrical Slug

Label: [no label]

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Avant-garde metal, Hard rock, Experimental rock, + more

10
Giant Robot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (1994); Tracks: Pure Imagination, Chicken & Buckethead's T.V. Show

Length (mins): 01:13:39

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Hard rock, + more

11
Look Up There is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2011); Tracks: Look Up There and Golden Eyes

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Ambient music, Post-rock, Experimental rock, + more

12
Pepper's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2007); Tracks: The Hills Have Headcheese, Exit 209 & Plankton

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Hard rock, Experimental rock

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Monsters and Robots is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (1999); Tracks: Night of the Slunk, Stick Pit & The Shape vs. Buckethead

Genres (Music): Electronica, Alternative metal, Funk, Experimental rock, Electronic rock, + more

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Shadows Between the Sky ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2010); Tracks: Sunken Statue, Wax Paper & Shadows Between the Sky

Genres (Music): Alternative rock, Ambient music, Post-rock, Experimental rock, Avant-garde

15
The Elephant Man's Alarm... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2006); Tracks: Lurker at the Threshold, Part 2 & Oakridge Cake

Length (mins): 00:47:21

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Alternative metal, Experimental rock, + more

16
Decoding the Tomb of Ban... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2007); Tracks: Stretching Lighthouse, Sail on Soothsayer (In Memory of Aunt Susie 1932-2007) & I Can Only Carry 50 Chickens at a Time

Genres (Music): Instrumental, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Hard rock, + more

17
Enter the Chicken is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead and Buckethead & Friends (2005); Tracks: Coma, Funbus & Nottingham Lace

Length (mins): 00:41:26

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Avant-garde metal, Indie rock, Pop music, + more

18
It's Alive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2011); Tracks: Crack the Sky, Tonka & Lebrontron

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Avant-garde metal, Funk, + more

19
3 Foot Clearance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
20
Captain Eo's Voyage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2010); Tracks: Infinity Appears, Trails of Moondust & Backwards Footprint

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Ambient music, Post-rock, Experimental rock, + more

21
Inbred Mountain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2005); Tracks: In Search of Inbred Mountain, Plastination Station & Escape From Inbred Mountain

Length (mins): 00:43:26

Genres (Music): Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Avant-garde metal, Alternative metal, Experimental rock, + more

22
Monument Valley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
23
The Shores of Molokai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2012); Tracks: Mannequins Are My Friend, Hatchet & Henry's New Home

Genres (Music): Electronica, Avant-garde metal, Industrial metal

24
Bucketheadland 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2003); Tracks: Realistic Coop Replica, Frozen Brains Tell No Tales & The Corpse Plower

Length (mins): 00:58:39

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Avant-garde metal, Spoken word, Industrial metal, Experimental music

25
Worms for the Garden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Buckethead Albums of All Time
By Buckethead (2013); Tracks: Worms for the Garden, Ridge Roll & Owl on the Road

Genres (Music): Progressive metal, Experimental rock