Name: Sonny John Moore
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Other Bands: From First to Last, Sonny & the Blood Monkeys, Twipz
Biggest Fuck You to the Music Industry: "Rock That Body" with the Black Eyed Peas
Hairstyle: Shaved on left, long on the right
Trouble With That Hairstyle: Once lit long side on fire with his own birthday cake candles
Number of Albums: 1
Grammy Nominations/wins: 8/6
Peak Austin Moment: SXSW 2012 at Mohawk
Song He Has to Play: "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"
Song He Shouldn't Play: "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites"
Noteworthy Nemesis: Gillian Welch
Duet: "Dirty Vibe" with Diplo, G-Dragon, and CL
Famous Flame: Ellie Goulding
Why One Over the Other?: Neon shirt? Check. Shades? Check. Partying tonight? From dusk 'til dawn.
Name: Marshall Bruce Mathers III
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Other Bands: D12, Bad Meets Evil
Biggest Fuck You to the Music Industry: "Ass Like That"
Hairstyle: Short, bleach-blond
Trouble With That Hairstyle: Early Aughties ended
No. 1 Albums: 7
Grammy Nominations/Wins: 39/13
Peak Austin Moment: ACL Fest 2014
Song He Has to Play: "My Dad's Gone Crazy"
Song He Shouldn't Play: "Love the Way You Lie"
Noteworthy Nemeses: Mariah Carey; Christina Aguilera; Moby; Tipper Gore; Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog
Duet: "Forgot About Dre," with Dr. Dre
Famous Flames: Kim Scott
Why One Over the Other?: One of the most talented tongue-twisters on the planet.
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