Favorite bands :
Scorpions, Muse, Cream (or anything Clapton), Santana, Iron Maiden, Green Day (don't judge me), Led Zeppelin, Journey, AC/DC, Bee Gees, the Derek Trucks Band, Liquid Tension Experiment (do they count as a band?), Pink Floyd, The Ventures, The Shadows, Eagles and last but certainly not least, Dream Theater. More to come as my tastes change.
Favorite guitarists :
John Mayer, Earl Klugh, Heronymusic, Eric Clapton, Mimi Fox, Angus Young, Derek Trucks, Chet Atkins, Slash, Matthias Jabs, Rudolf Schenker, Neal Schon, Jack Johnson, Don Felder, Joe Walsh, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Adrian Smith, the other Maiden guy, Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Matt Bellamy, Randy Rhoads, uh... and me. There's more to this list; I'll add later.
Favorite bassists :
Victor Wooten all the way. John Paul Jones. Mike Dirnt. That Maiden bassist. Daniel Pham. John Myung. Some guy I heard at a Yanni concert.