Rise of the Blue Lotus

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Rise of the Blue Lotus
Rise of the Blue Lotus Cover.jpg
Studio album by Buckethead
Released November 8, 2013 (download edition)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 29:35
Label Bucketheadland
Producer Dan Monti and Albert
Buckethead chronology
Pearson's Square
Rise of the Blue Lotus

Rise of the Blue Lotus is the sixty-second studio album by guitarist Buckethead, and the thirty-second installment of the Buckethead Pikes Series.[1] The album was part of a series of thirty pike albums that were released in close succession from one another during 2013.

The album was announced as a limited edition on October 27. The limited edition consists of 300 copies of an untitled white album signed by Buckethead himself to be released on November 12. Unlike any of the limited edition albums, Rise of the Blue Lotus was signed with blue ink instead of the traditional black ink used in the previous limited editions. A digital edition of the album was announced for November 5 but got delayed until November 8. A standard edition was announced but has not yet been released.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Mountain Cabin"   6:29
2. "The Flooding of Pain"   10:11
3. "Rise of the Blue Lotus"   12:55
Total length:

Release history[edit]

Date Label Format Country
November 8, 2013 Bucketheadland Digital Format U.S.
November 12, 2013 Limited Edition CD


  1. ^ Original announcement of the album on Buckethead's bandcamp site