Favorite bands :
The Absence, AC/DC, the Angels from Angel City, Apocalyptica, Bad Religion, Black Label Society, Black Sabbath, Blink-182, Dire Straits, Down, Exodus, Fenix TX, Green Day, Guns N Roses, Iron Maiden, Kreator, Lamb of God, Led Zeppelin, Mastodon, Megadeth, Metallica, Nirvana, NoFX, Noir Desir, No Use For A Name, The Offspring, Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera, Pennywise, Rammstein, The Ramones, Rob Zombie, Scorpions, Sepultura, Skid Row, Slayer, StoneRider, Sum 41, Velvet Revolver, Viper, Toten Hosen, ZZ Top
Favorite guitarists :
Dimebag Darrell Abbott, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dave Murray, Dave Mustaine, John Petrucci, Randy Rhoads, Patrick Rondat, Joe Satriani, Slash, Adrian Smith, Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde
Favorite bassists :
Cliff Burton, Les Claypool, David Ellefson, Rex Brown, Steve Harris
Favorite books :
Anything by Jules Verne, J.R.R. Tolkien or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dan Brown is cool too...
Favorite tv :
Prison Break, House, The Office, Bones
Favorite movies :
Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Hunt for Red October, James Bond (preferably with S. Connery)
I started playing guitar seriously in 2005. I started playing on an acoustic Ibanez (model PF5, I believe). I got hooked to it pretty quickly, and rapidly felt the need to get an electric guitar, given I mostly listen to rock and metal. I got an Epiphone Les Paul Standard plain top with a Line 6 Spider II 30W amp.
After a couple of years of doodling around, I got a Schecter Damien with a Floyd Rose tremolo, to be able to pull out those squeals like Dimebag (RIP). I managed to save enough money to invest in a Gibson Les Paul, and I started to get some effect pedals. Then I got myself a nice little all-tube combo amp. I'm pretty happy about my gear, although I could use a wah...