Favorite bands :
Rush, O.S.I., Death, Ozric Tentacles, Jethero Tull, Symphony X, Chroma Key, Riverside, King Crimson, Yyrkoon, Pink Floyd, Faunts, Devin Townsend and most of his projects including SYL, the list goes on the more I look at my music
Favorite guitarists :
Micheal Romeo, Robert Fripp, Ed Wynne, Ian Bairnson, Mikael Akerfeldt, Piotr Grudzinski, Alex Lifeson some that I am forgetting, but I've never been good with lists
Favorite bassists :
Geddy Lee, Roly Wynne, Zia Geelani, Mariusz Duda, Sean Malone, David Ellefson, Tony Levin, Robert Trujilo, it keeps going!!
Favorite books :
Harry Potter series because who DOESN'T wanna be a witch or wizard. srsly. Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series, a song of Ice and Fire series, I don't read as much as I used to, but what I tend to enjoy most from most media depicting stories is the world the writers build.