Favorite bands :
The Absence, Adramelech, Agalloch, Amon Amarth, Arsis, Atheist, A Band of Orcs, Behemoth, Bolt thrower, Carcass, Daath, Death, Destroyer 666, Edge of sanity, Eluveitie, Ensiferum, some Extol, In Flames, Insomnium, Kalmah, Mastodon, Napalm Death, Nightrage, Opeth, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, Skeletonwitch, The sword, Vader, Vehemence, Wintersun and some zao.
there's more, these are just my very favorites.
Favorite guitarists :
Jari Maenappa, Patric Pintavalle, Peter Joseph, Bill Steer, Chuck Schulinder, James Malone, Ryan Knight....... others