A serious musician for more than a decade, a war vet with some issues, and a live musician with problems finding people with the dedication to make shit work.
I would play live as often as possible if I could find other cats to play with.
Alex Skolnick, Kerry King, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nicholo Paganini, Jason Becker, Igor Stravinski, Jeff Loomis, and anything heavy with a certain amount of tech to it.
Currently using an ESP LTD EC-1000 Deluxe, an early-90's Peavey 5150 head (the original!), and an Avatar 4x12, along with various other pieces. "Studio" gear: Line 6 GuitarPort, Superior Drummer 2.0, and Sony ACID Pro 7.
Don't forget about the balls, ladies. LISTEN TO MY SHIT AND SPREAD THE WORD!!!!!