I'm a rhythm player first and foremost. My style, if I can be said to have one, is a weird pastiche of Lifeson, Hetfield, and EVH with a little DeLeo thrown in.
Lead-wise, I've spent the most time consciously aping Gilmour. But the very weird thing I discovered several years ago was that the lead lines playing in my head are pure Matthias Jabs...
Alex Lifeson (particularly on 2112, Permanent Waves, and Counterparts), followed closely by Eric Johnson (particularly on Venus Isle).
I'm also in love with this guy's tone, never heard anything like it:
WHOA. You just introduced me to something new and awesome.
Originally Posted by Texas_minor_blues