#1
i really need to find a new band to listen to...

I like muse, red hot chili peppers, and rage against the machine

PLS SOME RECOMENDATIONS!!
#2
funkadelic, blind melon, umphreys mcgee (jake has to be one of the best guitar players of our era), derek trucks, warren haynes, govt mule, allman brothers, the byrds, mudcrutch (tom pettys first band), tom petty and the heartbreakers, elton john, billy joel, clapton, grand funk railroad, theres tons more
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#3
Disturbed, Sonata Arctica, Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters

but if youre willing to go very deep try out some instrumentalists like Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and the like, these guys will make you want to be better.
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There's nothing incredibly interesting here.