Forensic Follies

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Forensic Follies
Studio album by Buckethead
Released June 1, 2009
Genre Experimental rock, avant-garde, xenochrony
Length 42:53
Label Hatboxghost Music
Producer Dan "Brewer" Monti & Albert
Buckethead chronology
A Real Diamond in the Rough
Forensic Follies
Needle in a Slunk Stack

Forensic Follies is the twenty-fifth studio album by avant-garde guitarist Buckethead, and the sixth album to be originally released on tour, first being sold at Buckethead's May 2009 concerts. It was announced on May 26 for a June 1 release.

The album uses a technique known as xenochrony which consist of using parts of older songs and taking them to create another new song.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Forensic Follies" 3:54
2. "A-Cycle Light-Ray Cannons" 6:25
3. "Splinter in a Slunk's Eye" 5:35
4. "Under Sea Scalp" 2:53
5. "Whirlwind" 3:36
6. "Plunger" 3:06
7. "Trunk of the Tree" 2:02
8. "Slunk Shrine" 2:12
9. "Open Coffin Jamboree" 3:17
10. "(I'll Be) Taking Care of Grampa" 2:36
11. "Three Headed Troll" 2:24
12. "Splinter Dissection" 2:12
13. "Mannequin Molds" 2:41
Total length: 42:53

Xenochrony pieces[edit]


  • Buckethead - Finger pikes, guitar
  • Dan Monti - Drum programming and bass
  • Artwork by Bryan Theiss, Frankenseuss Labs, Seattle
  • Produced by Dan Monti & Albert
  • Engineered and mixed by Dan Monti