sweet! more guitar playing linux geeks! who knew? anyhoo, some of my favorite bands / artists include: Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, Radiohead, Interpol, The Doves, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Perfect Circle, The Doors, R.E.M., The Beatles (mostly the later stuff) and some other bands and artists...I think you get the idea.
kennylog: I'm with you on Bob Dylan. I actually got to see him live back in April, it was the best concert i've ever been to.