Favorite bands :
Guns N' Roses, Dream Theater, Shostakovitch, Miles Davis, Led Zepplin, Megadeth, Dave Brubeck, Machine Head, Pantera, Van Halen, Black Label Society, Duke Ellington, Beethoven, Newton Faulkner, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Haydn, Sepultura, Lamb Of God, Tool, The Mars Volta, Jelly Roll Morton,
Favorite guitarists :
Steve Vai, Slash, 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott.
Favorite bassists :
Billy Sheehan, Cliff Burton, Duff McKeagan.
Favorite books :
Anything musical - currenly in mass appriciation of an ancient book I found on Counterpoint and Harmony.
Mostly stuff like Oscar Wilde, C.J. Sansom, Seamus Heaney, Shakespeare, Wilfred Owen, Sigfried Sassoon, Percy Shelly, John Keats, William Blake etc.
Favorite tv :
Black Books, Scrubs, The Inbetweeners, The I.T. Crowd, The Mighty Boosh, Come Dine With Me and just about anything on 'Dave'.
Favorite movies :
Snatch, Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, This is Spinal Tap, Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Storey Etc.
Love just about all music - apart from rap - and most deviations of rap. Not especially fond of pop or dance music.
I can not currently read music, but have been playing for about 4 years now and i'm going to attempt one more time to learn - hopefully with some dynamite help from this site.