Favorite bands :
OZZY, Children of Bodom, Van Halen (not Van Hagar), Slayer, Shadows Fall, KoRn, Rush, Guns 'N Roses, Velvet Revolver, some Cradle of Filth, Megadeth, The Ramones, Rob Zombie, Lynard Skynard, The Kinks, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Black Label Society, War Creek Mafia, AC/DC, various others I don't feel like listing.
Favorite guitarists :
What's the max characters here?
Ok then...I'll just name the ones most influential on me.
Dimebag, Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde, David Gilmore, Chris Bowe, Alexi Laiho, Yngwie Malmsteen, Slash, Van Halen, Alex Lifeson, Angus Young, and a very long list of others.
Favorite books :
I read too much anyway.
H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King (mostly Dark Tower), Something Wicked This Way Comes, Catch-22, Brave New World, The Hobbit, The Book of Fate, The Scarlet Letter, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Frankenstein, The Strange Case of Doctor Jeckyl and Mister Hyde, 1984, The Knights of the Black and White.
Favorite tv :
Whatever is on FX, or Comedy Central
Favorite movies :
Whatever is on FX, or any and all action movies.