Thaw (Buckethead album)

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Studio album by Buckethead
Released August 5th, 2013 (Limited edition)
July 17, 2014 (Digital Edition)
Genre Experimental, avant-garde, doom metal
Length 32:19
Label Bucketheadland
Producer Dan Monti and Albert
Buckethead chronology
Teeter Slaughter
Spiral Trackway

Thaw or also known as Pike 20 is the fiftieth studio album by guitarist Buckethead, and the twentieth installment of the Buckethead Pikes Series.[1][2]

The album was announced on July 2 simultaneously along with the previous installment, Teeter Slaughter as a limited edition, untitled album with hand drawn covers and signed by Buckethead himself. The album was expected to be released on July 30, however delays pushed the release date to August 5. On July 17, 2014 the album was released digitally which included the official album title, cover, and track names.[3]

A standard edition was also announced but has not yet been released.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Thaw" 8:07
2. "Melting Season" 2:26
3. "Room of Frozen Combs" 3:12
4. "Kept in Batteries" 2:46
5. "Dry" 3:05
6. "Fragmented" 6:53
7. "Dust Filter" 2:15
8. "In the Bin" 1:54
9. "Fountains in a Wire" 1:32
Total length: 32:19

Release history[edit]

Date Label Format Country Sold Out
August 5, 2013 Bucketheadland Limited Edition CD U.S. Yes
July 17, 2014 Digital Edition -
Unknown Standard Edition CD Unknown


  1. ^ FAQ about Buckethead Pikes
  2. ^ "Information on the limited edition of "Thaw"". Retrieved 2014-09-05. 
  3. ^ Announcement of the digital edition of "Thaw"