American musician and songwriter
Buckethead is an American guitarist and songwriter known for wearing a mask and placing a bucket on his head during his performances. Throughout his career, he has released over 250 albums and has made guest appearances on dozens of albums by numerous artists. He is regarded as one of the most skilled electric guitarists of his generation.
He is one of the five children born to Nancy and Tom Carroll.
According to him the idea of putting a bucket on his head came to him while he was eating Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Guitar World named him as one of the "50 Fastest Guitarists of All Time". He also made it into their list of the 25 weirdest guitarists of all time.
He is rarely seen without his mask on. Only few pictures exist of him without his mask.
Buckethead is a famous American musician and songwriter, who was born on May 13, 1969. As a person born on this date, Buckethead is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (May 13) and the 53rd most popular for the year (1969).
People born on May 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Buckethead is the 304th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Buckethead's birthday, Buckethead is the 2186th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
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