The Silent Picture Book

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The Silent Picture Book
The Silent Picture Book.jpg
Studio album by Buckethead
Released September 20, 2012
Genre Progressive rock, experimental rock, ambient rock, experimental metal
Length 29:47
Label Bucketheadland
Producer Dan Monti and Albert
Buckethead chronology
March of the Slunks
(2012)March of the Slunks2012
The Silent Picture Book
Forgotten Library
(2013)Forgotten Library2013

The Silent Picture Book is the fortieth studio album by guitarist Buckethead, and the tenth installment of the Buckethead Pikes Series.[1]

The album was announced and released on September 20, 2012 [2] along with the previous two Pike installments, Racks and March of the Slunks.

The album contains the track "Melting Man Part 2", a sequel to the track "Melting Man" from the album The Shores of Molokai.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dweller by the Dark Stream" 2:46
2. "Blind Cyclops" 4:11
3. "Flea Market" 3:31
4. "Three Steps" 2:54
5. "Beam of Omega" 3:05
6. "Whirlibird" 3:02
7. "Ropelight" 2:46
8. "Flashes" 1:07
9. "Melting Man Part 2" 6:37
Total length: 29:47


  • Buckethead - Nunchucks
  • Produced by Dan Monti and Albert
  • Mixing and Programming by Dan Monti
  • Partial Recording at Snewo Studios
  • Jim Monti - Additional Engineer


  1. ^ "FAQ about Buckethead Pikes". Retrieved 2013-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Bandcamp of the album showing date of release". Retrieved 2013-06-23.