Favorite bands :
Too many to list here. Mostly hard rock/metal though. I'll listen to just about anything with good guitar work. Can't stand Country or Pop.
Favorite guitarists :
Dime **RIP**, Randy Rhodes **RIP**, Joe Satriani, Claudio Sanchez and Travis Stever, Zakk Wylde, Tony Iommi, Mark Morton, Jesper Strцmblad and Bjцrn Gelotte, Syn Gates, Adam Dutkiewicz and Joel Stroetzel, Michael Angelo Batio, James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Eddie VanHalen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Buckethead, Jimi Hendrix **RIP**, Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu, Dan Donegan, Sully Erna, just to name a few
Favorite bassists :
Cliff Burton **RIP**, Fieldy, Flea, Matt Snell, Mike D'Antonio, Rex Brown, Jason Newsted, Robert Trujillo
Favorite books :
Song of Albion trilogy by Stephen Lawhead, Jeff Lindsay's Dexter series, any music book I can pick up and dig into, including Dimebag Darrell: He Came to Rock and his Riffer Madness instructional/inform ational guide.
Favorite tv :
TSG Presents: World's Dumbest.... , It Only Hurts When I Laugh, Man V. Food, South Park, CHICAGO BEARS FOOTBALL, Dexter, Supernatural, Sons of Anarchy
Favorite movies :
Matrix trilogy, Fight Club, X-Men trilogy + Origins, The Hangover, Transformers 1 & 2, Identity, Silent Hill, American History X, just about anything with Edward Norton, What Dreams May Come... about all I can think of atm
I'm Brian. I've been playing guitar off and on for about 7 years, mostly self-taught, but I took some lessons from a buddy at work for a while as well. I like to read, write and play video games when I don't have an axe in my hands. I'm married. I work in IT.