Favorite bands :
Iron Maiden, Manowar, Megadeth, Metallica, Dokken, Therion, Nightwish, Within Temptations, Black Sabbath, Dio, Evanescence, Iced Earth, Hammerfall, Queensrяche, Children of Bodom...
Favorite guitarists :
Kirk Hammett, Karl Logan, George Lynch, Ritchie Sambora, Chris DeGarmo, Marty Friedman, Paco de Lucia, Paul Gilbert, Brian May
Favorite bassists :
Steve Harris, Joey DiMaio, David Ellefson, Geddy Lee
Favorite books :
Electric Guitars: The Illustrated Encyclopedia; The Joy of Sex; Broka's Brain, whatever's in my hands on guitars, scientific issues, science-fiction, sex, comics, history, but never tawdry stuff.
Favorite tv :
Star Trek series, House, Married with Children, The Three Stooges, Myth Busters, The X Files, The Twilight Zone, Dr. Who, Penn and Teller's Bullsh*t, Anime, Playboy's Naughty Home Videos, Mr. Bean...
Favorite movies :
Highlander, Crossroads (not britney's), Airheads, Little Nicky, Bill and Ted's bogus journey, Wayne's world, Contact, Hellraiser, Terminator, Alien, Mel Brook's, The Name of the Rose, some more, mainly from the 80's and 90's with some extras from before, mainly comedy, some action, some terror, and always sci-fi.
I'm just a scientist that knows that Metal and Sex are the main drive forces of universe, thus a guitar is the power source and a woman is Valhalla.
I also teach botany, draw, love photography, diy electronic projects, and nature.
Look for me on Facebook and some of my pictures in Flickr (tag word: akirov).