Dave Mustaine is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has been performing for close to four decades. He first rose to fame as the original lead guitarist of Metallica, but left the band in the mid 1980s. He is currently the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the American heavy metal band, Megadeth.
Joel Selvin is an award-winning journalist who has covered pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1970. Selvin is the author of the bestselling Summer of Love and the coauthor, with Sammy Hagar, of the #1 New York Times bestseller Red, among many others. Selvin lives in San Francisco, California.