Il governatore di Giacarta Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, dichiaratosi apertamente fan di heavy metal bands come Metallica, Megadeth, Lamb Of God e Napalm Death, ha vinto le elezioni presidenziali in Indonesia con il 53,13% dei voti. Dovrebbe entrare in carica il 20 ottobre. Randy Blythe, cantante dei Lamb Of God, ha commentato la notizia attraverso il suo account Instagram:
“Incredibly, ladies and gentlemen, the new President of Indonesia is a metalhead AND a Lamb Of God fan. No, this is not a joke, yes the photos are real, yes, he digs Napalm Death, Metallica, Megadeth and Lamb Of God, amongst others.
Holy crap! THE WORLD’S FIRST HEAVY METAL PRESIDENT!
Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, the governor of Jakarta and former furniture salesman who was born into poverty, has won the election.
I do not know much at all about Indonesian politics, so I can’t comment of their political situation one way or the other, but from what I can tell, Jokowi seems to be a man of the people.
Wow. A metalhead president — who would have thought? AMAZING. I mean, can you IMAGINE it? This is THE ONLY PRESIDENT IN THE WORLD with whom you can sit down and argue about which Slayer record is the best. Holy crap, it’s too much!
I want the Prez to take me on a diplomatic surf summit to Bali. Maybe I can get ambassadorial status.”