Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British American musician and songwriter. He is the former lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, with whom he performed and recorded from 1985 to 1996. He later formed Slash’s Snakepit and co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, and his debut solo album, Slash, was released in April 2010. In August 2009, Time Magazine ranked him #2 on its list of the “10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time”. He was also ranked #21 on Gigwise’s list of the “50 Greatest Guitarists Ever”.
John Torode (born 23 July 1965) is an Australian-born British celebrity chef specialising in Australasian food. He runs Smiths of Smithfield and several other restaurants scattered throughout London’s Smithfield market. He has had numerous television appearances -he was the resident chef on This Morning with Richard and Judy for four years. He is probably best known for co-presenting MasterChef and Celebrity MasterChef along with Gregg Wallace.