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2 stars BUCKETHEAD - PIKE 66 - LEAVE THE LIGHT ON 25th album out of 60 in 2014 and 96th overall All sounds brought to you by Buckethead and all instrumental This one has 4 tracks that clock in at 30:44

"Leave The Light On" (13:07) commences with heavy guitar riffage and subordinate higher register guitar licks. The bass and drums are completely subordinate to the guitar. This one really picks up where the last track of the last album left off. It is basically a looped in melodic chord progression that has a guitar lick providing the changing it up around it sometimes erupting into virtuosic soloing and sometimes just being chill. These are my least favorite types of tracks from BH. I find these BBBOOORRR-iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii-NNNGGG!!!! This track is a negative 5 stars and should be enough to cause leprosy in unsuspecting communities far and wide. Maybe an overstatement but i feel the life energy being SUCKED from me when i listen to tracks like this. This track alone is a full warning NOT to buy this freekin' album. Is a dreaded 1 star rating looming? Hmmmm

"Hospitality" (7:15) sorta continues the sound, feel and tones of the alternative metal sounds from the first track. OMG! This is boring. And not the kind of boring that leads to gas extraction. This is fuh-fuh-fuh-king boring SHEE- *IT* that makes me wanna vomit on fly traps and eat edible undies on a sacred holiday. YaAaWwWnNnNnNnnnnnn??..

"The Bellman" (4:59) is a much more energetic type of track that has a more alternative metal approach with a melodic soloing foundation. However it is quite predictable and doesn't amount to much, but does have some cool guitar slides

"This Room Sleeps One And A Half" (5:23) is a totally different beast. It starts off much more energetic in the metal department and then evolves into something more interesting. It has a nice unique mixture of metal, progressive rock bass extenuations and solo guitar. This is immediately the best track of the PIKE in about every way and the sole reason i give this PIKE a 2 star rating instead of 1. The previous three tracks are CRAP! and this is the saving grace making me feel that i didn't waste my life listening and reviewing. This is the reason i sift thru these PIKEs. This track is totally cool with all the BH elements in full regalia. I love this! BH is a genius and tracks like this remind me of the fact. The rest of the album does not

siLLy puPPy | 2/5 |


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