Who are your guys biggest influences?

Funny to say, tom delonge was one of my biggest, but the funny thing is i kinda inherited some of his style even tho i play much harder stuff like GNR, cinderella etc...
Too many to list. My influences go from Classical to Jazz to Blue and back for a bit more Classical. I make cool noises .
Jerry Cantrell
Jimmy Page
James "Munky" Shaffer
Zakk Wylde

And this list goes on for days..........
Washburn D-12
Ibanez RG
Ibanez RG 7321
Epiphone Les Paul / EMG 81 85
Fender MIM Ash Stratocaster
Digitech Whammy
Small Stone Phaser
Boss SD-1-Modded
Boss MT-2-Modded
Boss CE-5
Boss DD-3-Modded
ISP Decimator
B-52 AT-212
Mine are (at least the main ones):

Jack White
Jimmy Page
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Thomas Erak
Guy Picciotto (I think that's how you spell it)

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Too many, but imagine if Joe Satriani, Karl Sanders and Dallas Toller-Wade had a lovechild combining all 3, yeah that would be it kinda, minus a dozen other participants in the orgy
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Claudio Sanchez
Travis Stever
Andy Mckee
Adam D.
Member #14 of the "Claudio Sanchez is god" Club.

My Gear:
Schecter C-1 Hellraiser
Epiphone G-400
Fender Precision Bass
Ibanez Exotic Wood Acoustic
Crate BX-15
Crate Palomino V16
Proco Rat 2
Dunlop 353q Crybaby
i acually am my own biggest insperation...i was a killer guitarist in my past life...j/k...lol...any hair metal and shred...well really...just pre-90's
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Randy Rhoads
Chuck Schuldiner
Joe Satriani
Paul Gilbert
Stephan Forte
and probably Alexi Laiho

Eh. I can't think of anyone else.
Billy Gibbons
Zakk Wylde
James Hetfield
Randy Rhodes
Charlie Daniels
David Allan Coe
And the guys from blackfoot.
oh, ****, long list:
Mikael Akerfeldt
Chuck Schuldiner
Peter Lindgren
Randy Rhoads
Joe Satriani
Steve Vai
George Lynch
Rob Barrett
Dave Mustaine
Chris Poland
Marty Friedman
Shannon Hamm
Alex Webster (yes, he's a bassits, but he influences me a lot)
Pat O'Brien
James Hetfield
Jerry Cantrell
Jeff Hanneman

Mikael Akerfeldt
Chuck Schuldiner
Geoff Treaman
Adam Darski

My uncle Robert
my ex (she inspired me to write "sad-sounding" riffs)
Leo Tolstoy
Gene Roddenberry
R.I.P. Charles Michael "Evil Chuck" Schuldiner
B. May 13 1967 - D. December 13 2001

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Eric Clapton
Jimi Hendrix
Mike McCready
(and to a lesser extent) Jimmy Page
Fender Standard American Stratocaster
Boss DS-1
Budda Budwah
Electroharmonix Small Clone
Vox AD50VT
So many people influence me.

1) My uncle who's been playing blues guitar for ~30 years, he taught me a ton.

The rest in no specific order:
Paganini(my favorite composer)
Jimmy Page
Randy Rhoads

and many many more.
2004 Fender American HSS Strat
Hughes And Kettner Switchblade
Schecter C-1 Hellraiser FR
Epi LP Classic
Epi G-400
Yamaha acoustic
Boss DD-3 Delay
B.Y.O.C. MXR Distortion+
Vox Wah
Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer
Eric Clapton influenced my bluesy taste. My rock/experimental sound taste influence was Matt Bellamy.


Play until she breaks up with you.

The most brutal band to ever exist is...

You should go like them...even if you don't like them.

Jimmy page
Izzy Stradlin
Adrian Smith
Keith Richards
Jimi Hendrix
Eric clapton
inspiration:Alex lifeson

Influence: SRV, lynyrd skynrd, and malmsteen.
Other than that, ive peiced together some licks that i play.
Ibanez RG550 20th RFR
Traynor YCV50
Fender FMT HH Tele
Mesa Boogie 2ch Triple Rectifier
2 1x12 custom Theile cabs
ISP Decimator
Krank Kranshaft
Boss BF-2 Flanger
BBE Sonic Maximizer
John Mayer
Jeff Buckley
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jimi Hendrix
Tom Morello
Mike Einziger
Charlie Hunter
Joe Bonamassa
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
...and loads of local and regional musicians.
"Take chances. Do not go through life wishing, instead go through life remembering. There are too many possibilities out there to let them just pass you by. Above all else, have FUN. You only live once, enjoy it while you can."
My top 10 in no real order:
Angus & Malcom Young - Angus even says his brother is a better guitar player but that's hard to believe.
Eddie Van Halen
Joe Satriani
Ace Frehley
Glenn Tipton & K.K. Downing
Jimmy Page
George Lynch
Ted Nugent
Gibson SG Std / Agile 3100 LP / MIJ Ash Strat
Ibanez TSA15>1x12(G12-65)
Orange OR15H>V212(Vet. 30/ET-65)
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