Favorite bands :
Testament, Sadus, Death, Slayer, Anthrax, Madball, Black Flag, Dead Kennedys, Dropkick Murphys, Megadeth, Sepultura, Icepick, Obscura, Agnostic Front, Shadows Fall, Minor Threat, Embrace, Soulfly, Dying Fetus, Sick of it All, Morbid Angel, Most Precious Blood, Coroner, Onslaught, Solstice, Obliveon, Dark Angel, Sheer Terror, Cro-Mags, Expire, Impact Unit, SSD, Integrity, Judge, Gorilla Biscuits, Vio-Lence, Nuclear Assault, Coke Bust, Nile, Pantera, Most Precious Blood, Black Sabbath, Life of Agony, Negative Approach, Peeping Tom, Faith No More, Ensemble Salazhar, Carnivore, Snot, Lamb of God, Bolt Thrower, Brujeria, Exodus, Deftones, Iron Cross, State of Alert, Bad Brains, Machine Head, and the list goes on plus dozens of jazz and flamenco players that don't really count as bands.
Favorite guitarists :
Alex Skolnick, Kerry King, Marc Rizzo, James Murphy, Dr. Know, Vinnie Stigma, Greg Ginn, Parris Mayhew, East Bay Ray, Paco De Lucia, Pat Metheny, Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Vincente Amigo, Tomatito, Attila Zoller, Sylvain Luc, Bireli Langrene, Ritchie Zellon, Yuri Juarez, Lionel Loueke, and Jim Hall.
i wish i knew more but im not really a guitarist and these are the guys i listen to most.
Favorite bassists :
STEVE DIGIORGIO and CARLES BENAVENT, Jaco, Harley Flanagan, Frank Bello, Ron Broder, Geezer, Cliff Burton, Anthony Jackson, Les Claypool, Jeroen Paul Thesseling, Forest Lapointe, Alexis Cuadrado, Antonio Ramos "Maca", Ron Patterson, Avishai Cohen, Danny Lilker, Dave Jr., Chuck Israels, Juan Alderete, Flea, Rob Trujillo, Vic Wooten, Oscar Stagnaro, Trevor Dunn, Craig Setari, Renaud Garcia-Fons, John Benitez, Joscha Oetz, Ron Carter, Eddie Gomez, Scott LaFaro, Jonas Hellborg, Marcus Miller, Darryl Jennifer, Jonas Hellborg, Sean Malone, Billy Gould, Paul Chambers, Chuck Dukowski, Damien Erskine, Alain Perez, Dominique Di Piazza, TM Stevens, Wendel Blow, Steve Harris, Fieldy (since he got me into it when i was 10, i realize now hes not too good), most harDCore bassists whose names i dont know, the list goes on...
Favorite books :
Anything by Orwell, The Evolution of a Cro Magnon
Favorite tv :
HBO shows. old simpsons and family guy. METALOCALYPSE, Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Favorite movies :
Mafia movies, crime movies, comedies mainly
I'm a bassist. Love metal (thrash mainly), Hardcore (real hardcore), punk, flamenco and jazz. I'm open to anything with a great bassline though.