Cornbugs

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Cornbugs
Origin Texas, USA
Genres Avant-garde metal
Progressive metal
Alternative metal
Years active 1995–2007
Labels TDRS, Rack-O
Associated acts Deli Creeps, Thanatopsis (also see Buckethead's bands)
Website [1]
Past members Bill Moseley
Buckethead
Pinchface
Travis Dickerson

Cornbugs was an American experimental metal band formed in 1995. Comprising vocalist Bill "Choptop" Moseley, guitarist Buckethead, drummer Pinchface and keyboardist Travis Dickerson, the band released five albums, two DVDs, and three compilation albums before they split up in 2007.

Biography[edit]

The band released their first album, Spot the Psycho, in 1999. The band didn't release anything else until 2001, when they released their second album, Cemetery Pinch, and third album, How Now Brown Cow, simultaneously. All three albums were self-released and sold via Moseley's website.

In 2004 the Cornbugs released their fourth album called Brain Circus. This album was released on the label of their new keyboardist Travis Dickerson, TDRS Music. Later that same year they released their fifth and final studio album of new material called Donkey Town.

In 2005 and 2006, TDRS Music compiled most of Cornbugs' early self released material and remastered it, releasing it on the albums Rest Home for Robots, Skeleton Farm and Celebrity Psychos.

The band announced their split in 2007 after two DVDs, Quackers! and Headcheese were made available.

The band contributed three songs on the tattoo instructional DVD, "Dead Man's Ruin - Advanced Tattoo Techniques" by Derek Dufresne, a very sought after tattoo artist from Victoria, BC, Canada.

Band members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

Compilation albums

DVDs

  • Quackers! (2007)
  • Headcheese (2007)

Track listing of Cornbugs 1999 "Spot the Psycho" album[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Choptalk"   0:21
2. "Vegetable Man"   5:35
3. "Lord Lawnmower"   2:54
4. "Pigs Are People Too"   8:43
5. "Om Frog"   0:52
6. "Nature Trail"   5:00
7. "Clown Smile (Death Warmed Over)"   2:53
8. "Bone Apetit"   4:55
9. "Chicken & a Severed Hand"   1:28
10. "Chuckles"   3:00
11. "Chance"   5:04
12. "Zig Zag n Scream"   0:14
13. "Dust n Bones"   5:01
14. "Rip the Mask"   3:42
15. "Own that Jimmy"   3:44
16. "Box 'a Hair"   5:30
17. "Tower Treasure(with Choptop Jr.)"   1:15
18. "Head Wound"   1:34
19. "Power & the Gory"   4:42
20. "Old Bill"   4:06
21. "Spot the Psycho?"   3:10
Total length:
73:43

Track listing of Cornbugs 2001 "Cemetery Pinch" album[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Poker Face"   5:32
2. "Buried Child"   4:30
3. "Buckethead, the Scariest & Best Show Ever!"   0:37
4. "Gore Galore"   1:23
5. "Cadaver Cadaver"   5:19
6. "Pain Donkey"   4:12
7. "Brain Dead"   3:47
8. "Skeleton in the Closet"   1:33
9. "Bone Saw"   4:31
10. "Ed Gein"   0:38
11. "Hades' Greenish Crown Rag"   4:25
12. "The Woe of the Sargasso Sea"   2:19
13. "Polka Hell"   1:47
14. "Belly Like a Snake"   2:57
15. "Whiskey Biscum"   1:01
16. "Cornbugs"   7:31
17. "Ain't No Devil"   4:36
Total length:
55

Track listing of Cornbugs 2004 "Brain Circus" album[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Riders of the Whistling Skull"   6:14
2. "Wasteland"   3:20
3. "Mushroom Workers"   4:00
4. "Dirty Sperm Rag"   2:48
5. "Firin' Pin"   1:51
6. "Boots Upon the Ground"   3:26
7. "Crab Claw Maracas"   3:21
8. "Kingdom Come"   2:34
9. "Down, down, down"   5:08
10. "(I want me a) Clone"   2:28
11. "Arm Torn off by a Train"   3:25
12. "Voodoo Muffin"   3:59
13. "Hippie Days are Done"   3:03
14. "Truck Fire"   1:59
Total length:
51

Track listing of Cornbugs 2005 "Rest Home for Robots" album[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Lord Lawnmower"   2:56
2. "Poker Face"   5:33
3. "Brain Dead"   4:23
4. "Zigzag n Scream"   0:14
5. "Dust n Bones"   5:01
6. "Ed Gein"   0:40
7. "Buried Child"   4:31
8. "Pigs are People too"   8:00
9. "Spot the Psycho"   3:10
10. "Pain Donkey"   4:11
11. "Chance"   5:05
12. "I Wanna"   2:39
13. "Old Bill"   4:14

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