Favorite bands :
AC/DC, The Adventures Of..., Alice In Chains, Audioslave, Australian Crawl, Black Sabbath, Blue King Brown, Bob Brozman, Jeff Buckley, The John Butler Trio, The Cat Empire, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Cog, Leonard Cohen, Coldplay, Corrosion Of Conformity, Dead Letter Circus, The Doors, Down, Dream Theater, Bob Dylan, Eagles Of Death Metal, Everclear, Faith No More, Fantфmas, Ben Folds, Ben Folds Five, Foo Fighters, Full Scale, The Fumes, Grinderman, Guns 'N Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Hilltop Hoods, Incubus, Infectious Grooves, Iron Maiden, Jackson Jackson, Michael Jackson, Jefferson Airplane, Elton John, Joy Division, Judas Priest, Kings Of Leon, Korn, Led Zeppelin, The Living End, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Machine Gun Fellatio, Mammal, Marilyn Manson, Metallica, Kate Miller-Heidke, Van Morrison, Motorhead, Mr. Bungle, Naked City, The Nightwatchman, Nirvana, Oasis, Opeth, Ozzy Osbourne, P, Pantera, Pearl Jam, Peeping Tom, Pink Floyd, Powderfinger, The Presidents Of The United States Of America, Primus, Josh Pyke, Queen, Queens Of The Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Reids Avenue, R.E.M., Damien Rice, Rob Zombie, Rollins Band, Sausage, Scissor Sisters, Silverchair, Patti Smith, Spinal Tap, Cat Stevens, Angus and Julia Stone, System Of A Down, Tenacious D, That 1 Guy, Tool, Tom Waits, The White Stripes, White Zombie, The Who, Neil Young, Frank Zappa
Favorite guitarists :
I take influence from [in no particular order] Jimmy Page, Kirk Hammett, Dimebag Darrel, John Petrucci, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Angus Young, Jimi Hendrix, Robbie Krieger, Pepper Keenan, Tom Morello, Larry LaLonde, 'Big' Jim Martin, Eddie Van Halen, Bob Brozman and John Butler.
Favorite bassists :
The usual: Les Claypool, Flea, Victor Wooten, etc.
Favorite books :
I'll read anything by George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, Michael Moore or Hunter S. Thompson. I particularly like music biographies and the occasional crime novel.
Favorite tv :
Television is dead. 'Nuff said.
Favorite movies :
Anything by Kevin Smith, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Moore or the Cohen Brothers. And I'll give the time of day to any movie released by Fox Searchlight and Hopscotch.
If I woke up and heard that music was made illegal, I'd call in sick, jump in my car and do laps through the centre of town with my stereo up as loud as it can go.