Favorite bands :
Daath, Behemoth, Obscura, Gorod, Job for a Cowboy, Lamb of God, Arch Enemy, Wretched, Dimmu Borgir, Kamelot, Metallica, Textures, Periphery, Meshuggah, Katatonia, Jeff Loomis, Nevermore, Nile, Blotted Science, Soul Cycle, Devolved, The Faceless, Opeth, Keith Merrow, Arcturus, Cradle of Filth, Black Sabbath, Tristania, Skid Row, Pantera, Judas Priest, King Diamond, Anthrax, Slayer, Iron Maiden. To name a few. I'm also huge fans of Enya, Yanni, Paco De Lucia, and Ottmar Liebert. I'd post everything on here, but for the love of saving time, there's no way that's happening.
Favorite guitarists :
Jeff Loomis, James Hetfield, Mark Morton, Joe Satriani, Eyal Levi, Emil Werstler, Mark Hawkins, Chris Catharsis, Brad Hull, Nergal.
Favorite bassists :
John Campbell, Jason Newsted, Cliff Burton, David Ellefson, John Myung, Geddy Lee.