1989: Discovered sentience.
1990 - 2000: Hated music.
2001 - 2002: Discovered power metal such as Manowar, Domine, Gamma Ray, Blind Guardian.
2002 (approx. four month period): Listened to nu metal, hated life.
2003? Discovered Satanism and fallacies of morality. Discovered Iron Maiden, Iced Earth. Abandoned nu metal. Embraced power metal to an extreme.
2004?: Dimmu Borgir. Still loved my power metal. Found ANUS.
2004 - 2005: Burzum, Immortal, Emperor, Mayhem, Dark Funeral. Read every article on ANUS. ANUS BBS.
2005: Symphonic black metal briefly? DLA.
2006: Abandoned my power metal roots. Raw black metal and ambient. Ildjarn, Brian Eno, Klaus Schulze, Jaaportit, Biosphere, Tangerine Dream.
2007: Abandoned all symphonic black metal, including Emperor. Listened only to Godflesh, Dead Can Dance and Biosphere? Well-versed in all forms of black metal.
2007 - 2008: Industrial and classical. Swans, Big Black, Killing Joke, Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Saint Saens, etc. I believe I began listening to Autechre, AFX and Aphex Twin somewhere around here.
2008 - 2009: Doom and funeral doom. Began listening to hardcore: Black Flag, Discharge, Amebix, DRI, etc. Mostly Swans. Tried drone stoner shit, didn't like.
2009: Crust punk, AFX, VNV Nation, Swans. Began to discover Extreme Noise Terror, Doom, Siege, Totalitar, Sarcofago.
2010: Godflesh, Swans, AFX, VNV Nation. Trying to get into death metal.
Right now: first two albums and EP of Godflesh for the past week.
It's very descriptive because I've had my life sectioned into discrete time periods of four months from school. I've indicated various stages in my life. Swans, Godflesh, Dead Can Dance, VNV Nation, Doom, and AFX have been the largest staples of my listening experience for the past three years.
This was fun.