Favorite bands :
This list hasn't been updated in years and I don't feel like doing it right now. Here's what I had before: Opeth, Cynic, Athiest, Death, Pestilence, Megadeth, Pantera, Metallica, Testament, Amon Amarth, Children Of Bodom, Iced Earth, Motorhead, Iron Maiden, A Perfect Circle, Toadies, Rage Against The Machine, Rob Zombie, Nile, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Cream, CCR, Dire Straits, The Doors, Guns N Roses, Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, The Beatles, The Who, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Bob Dylan, Heart, Hendrix, Judas Priest, Pink Floyd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Smashing Pumpkins, and a shitload more.
Favorite books :
Lord of the Rings, The Wheel Of time, Black Company, Star Wars, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Lots of sci-fi and fantasy.