I remember one of my first real "loves" was the prodigy, there was also a song by Take That I used to like, but I have no idea what it was.
Somewhere in the 90's I began listening to Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam... and soon moved on to Pitchshifter, Korn, Antiseen, Marilyn Manson Channel Zero, Sepultura and Slayer.
1998 Discovering Dimmu Borgir, BM was my new hero
1999 My "big" metalyear: Dream Theater, Tristania, Pretty Maids, Darzamat, Dan Swäno, Testament, Cradle of filth, The Kovenant, Judas Priest, Therion, Nightwish, Marduk, Emperor, Satyricon, Type o Negative, Slipknot, The Misfits, Soulgrind, Iced Earth, Evereve, Setherial, Enthroned, Mayhem, Darkthrone, Labyrinth, My Dying Bride, Ancient Rites, Summoning, Immortal, Mercyful Fate, Candlemass etc, etc...
2000 Getting more into Death Metal
2001 Mainly listening to Rakoth, Bal-Sagoth, Pink Frothy AIDS and Mütiilation
2002-2003 mainly prog-rock, alternative stuff, further explorations in metal, funeral doom
2004 Getting more into "trOO black metal", heavily listening to the flower kings
2005 Slowly getting more stability and more hessianlike taste