1969 - Today


Brian Patrick Carroll (born May 13, 1969), known professionally as Buckethead, is an American multi-instrumental musician who has received critical acclaim for his innovative electric guitar playing. His music spans many genres, including progressive metal, funk, blues, bluegrass, ambient, and avant-garde music. He performs primarily as a solo artist, though he has collaborated extensively with a wide variety of high-profile artists such as Bill Laswell, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell, Iggy Pop, Les Claypool, Serj Tankian, Bill Moseley, Mike Patton, Viggo Mortensen, That 1 Guy, and Bassnectar, and was a member of Guns N' Roses from 2000 to 2004. He has released 314 studio albums, four special releases, and one EP. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buckethead has received more than 3,889,222 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,013th most popular musician.

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  • 3.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Buckethead ranks 1,016 out of 2,258Before him are Dave Foster, Dave Alexander, Phil Campbell, Mark Evans, Joey Jordison, and Rick Springfield. After him are Andrew Latimer, Moe Tucker, Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Ian McDonald, Brad Delson, and Åse Kleveland.

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Among people born in 1969, Buckethead ranks 137Before him are Jay Kay, Răzvan Lucescu, Dulce Pontes, Ramon Dekkers, Ivica Vastić, and Eusebio Di Francesco. After him are Olivia Del Rio, Kim Raver, Jason Becker, Ibn al-Khattab, Marc Forster, and Oriol Junqueras.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buckethead ranks 4,845 out of 12,171Before him are Kenneth Mars (1935), Mark Pellegrino (1965), Rick Perry (1950), Seka (1954), Chuck Close (1940), and C. J. Cherryh (1942). After him are Cesar Chavez (1927), David Smith (null), Bobby Bland (1930), Regis Philbin (1931), David Benioff (1970), and Rita Coolidge (1945).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Buckethead ranks 384Before him are Terry Bozzio (1950), Jimmy Reed (1925), Tony Williams (1945), Dave Foster (null), Dave Alexander (1947), and Joey Jordison (1975). After him are Moe Tucker (1944), Brad Delson (1977), John Myung (1967), Levon Helm (1940), Red Garland (1923), and Buddy Bolden (1877).