Heather Keckler (born on November 9 in Davenport, Iowa) is an American beauty pageant contestant and dancer. In 1984 she moved to Arizona where she won the title of Miss Arizona Teen USA in 1992. Two weeks after, she competed as a member of the Dance Team for USA in the Summer Olympics of Barcelona, Spain. She graduated from Arizona State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2000, she became Miss Arizona and competed in Miss USA during February of the same year. Keckler's voice is featured in two songs ("The World Needs a Hero" and "1000 Times Goodbye") of Megadeth's 2001 album The World Needs a Hero .
Joseph Keckler is an American singer, musician, and writer. In 2016 he was named a "major vocal talent" by the New York Times. Keckler's concerts have been presented at Lincoln Center, Centre Pompidou, SXSW, The Adult Swim Festival, and many other venues. Keckler's voice is unique in the sense that it spans three octaves. In 2017 he released his first book, Dragon at the Edge of a Flat World (Turtle Point Press), a collection of essays and stories.