10 of Buckethead’s Most Prized Guitars Have Been Stolen

Legendary guitarist Buckethead has been robbed of “ten of the most important guitars” of his life. The musician took to his official website to let fans know about the stolen guitars, sharing an email address ([email protected]) for receiving any information about the instruments.

Buckethead famously plays Gibson Les Paul Studio guitars, characterized by a satin white body, humbucking pickups and a pair of red “arcade” style kill switches. A number of the guitars feature black headstocks along with the classic white, while a number of Buckethead’s guitars feature a white kill switch near the top of the instrument’s body.

Buckethead Performs At Ace Of Spades

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Buckethead has not shared the serial numbers for any of his stolen guitars, but according to Buckethead fan source NatterNet, one guitar was allegedly sold at a swap meet in Phoenix, Arizona on June 5.

“Ten of the most important guitars of life were stolen,” Buckethead writes on his official website. “It’s a tremendous loss. I’ll never really be able to

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25 years of local music moments

Music spills from bars, restaurants and venues every night of the week across the Holy City. Songwriters night at Chico Feo. Sunday afternoon rhythm and blues and Monday night hip-hop at the Pour House. Jazz fusion concerts at Forte Jazz Lounge. Raucous rock shows at The Royal American. Alternative shows at Purple Buffalo and LO-Fi Brewing. Punk shows at Tin Roof. Funk shows at The Commodore. Southern rock and Americana jams at Awendaw Green.

“The most important musical event in Charleston history is the 96 WaveFest at Brittlebank Park featuring Screaming Trees, Matthew Sweet and Cracker,” said longtime deejay Jim “The Critic” Voigt of 105.5 The Bridge. “That proved Charleston was a viable concert destination for national touring bands in the decade to follow, which would explode musically.”

Yep, Charleston’s music scene over the last 25 years is nothing less than impressive. Here are some highlights:

By 1997, 96 WaveFest was bringing in acts like Hootie and the Blowfish, The Meat Puppets and Joan Osborne 

1993-1997: 96 WaveFest

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Cody Simpson swaps his music career for swimming and is set to compete at the Commonwealth Games

With a big crowd watching on and fans chanting his name, it transported him back to the thick of his music when he was regularly performing in front of thousands of people and making live TV appearances.

“I’ve had the experience of having to get up and do things in front of lots and lots of people that I cared about the outcome,” says Simpson. “I knew how to deal with it more than let it ruin me in that moment, I suppose.”

It’s now approaching three years since Simpson turned his focus away from his music and towards competitive swimming.

“I didn’t ease into it really, we weren’t cautious about trying to build up slowly,” Simpson tells CNN Sport. “My coach had me doing things that I definitely wasn’t ready to do at the times I was doing them, but I just loved that grind.

“It put me on a trajectory of rapid improvement because I just had to learn how to deal with it — whether that was

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Vault Unlocks A Future Path To Distribute Art & Music

Nigel Eccles and Rob Jones, co-founders of Vault previously put together a little project known as FanDuel, so he knows something about building disruptive technology. He left at the end of 2017 to build what became Vault, a mechanism to connect with fans and later to monetize them. Vault is built around music and art, using the old-world idea of a key protected locked safe and updating it into both online connectivity and crypto space.


The company was formed in 2018 and has raised $9 million in part because of Nigel and Rob’s prior success. They have a 50-person development team based in the UK, working to build the tools which power Vault. They chose the Solana
block chain because it is affordable, scalable and much less energy consuming than working on Ether

Ultimately, everything Web 3 has to do with community, and Vault has an interesting play. The current model of

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