Favorite bands :
Muse, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin, The Strokes, The Doors, Dream Theater, Queen, Rage Against the Machine, The Who, Sonata Arctica (apparently), David Bowie, Judas Priest, AC/DC, Nirvana, Primus, The Ramones and The Rolling Stones plus others that I can't remember and/or are too lame to mention here.
Favorite guitarists :
Matthew Bellamy, Jonny Greenwood, Jimmy Page, John Petrucci, Brian May, Tom Morello, Angus Young, Nick Valensi, Pete Townshend.
Favorite bassists :
Chris Wolstenholme, Colin Greenwood, John Paul Jones, Nikolai Fraiture, John Myung.
Favorite books :
George Orwell's 1984, Logan's Run, Only Forward, Red Harvest, Lord of the Rings.