Favorite bands :
Dream Theater, Dragonforce, Symphony X, Elvenking, Rush, Nightwish, Hammerfall, Disturbed, Slipknot, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Theocracy, Sonata Arctica, The Absence, Aerosmith, AFI, Avenged Sevenfold, The Scorpions, certain classical pieces the composers of which i don't know, Black Tide, Bullet for my Valentine, Children of Bodom, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Trivium, Marilyn Manson, Eddie Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, Nikelback, Green Day, The All-American Rejects, and some Santana.
Favorite guitarists :
Herman Li (STHU), Sam Totman (also STHU), Oscar Dronjak, Emppu Vuorinen, Alexi Laiho, John Petrucci, Michael Romeo, Synyster Gates, Gabriel Garcia, and James Hetfield.
also, since there's no "Favorite Keyboardists" section: Vadim Pruzhanov, John Myung, Tuomas Holopainen, Michael Pinnella, and Jens Johannsson.
ALSO, since there's no "Favorite Singer" section: Alexi Laiho, Joacim Cans, James LaBrie, Russell Allen, ZP Theart, Marco Hietala, Annette Olzen, Tarja Turunen, Dio, Ozzy, Corey Taylor, M. Shadows, Gabriel Garcia, James Hetfield, and Axl Rose.
Favorite bassists :
Marco Hietala and Geddy Lee.
also, for Drummers: Mike Portnoy, Joey Jordison, Neil Peart (i think :P), Dave Mackintosh, and Anders Johannsson.
Favorite books :
Harry Potter, Twilight, Eragon, the Fire Within trilogy, the Artemis Fowl series, The Forest of Hands and Teeth... generally medieval and modern fantasy with the occasional post-apocalyptic novel :)
Favorite tv :
i'm anti-TV :P
Favorite movies :
i generally avoid movies, because i have issues with TV in general.