Buckethead (alias Brian Carroll, born '69), who continues to tour the Midwest and east coast in 2011, has been named one of the greatest and weirdest electric guitarists of all time. Playing other instruments as well, he has released 32 studio albums, 4 special releases and 1 EP. Primarily a solo performer, he has appeared on over fifty albums of other artists, and was a member of Guns N' Roses for four years.
The name Buckethead is associated with Carroll's practice of wearing a KFC bucket on his head, along with a white mask. Over time, he has added nunchucks and robotic dancing. In 2010, he released "Shadows Between the Sky" and vol. 1 of a 5 CD set, Best Regards.