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MEGADETH Invites Indonesia's Metalhead President & Governor To Local Show; Governor Accepts

We will keep you posted if they actually show up.

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We've talked about how the president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo is a renowned metalhead – a few months ago he even got a Metallic gift from the Danish prime minister.

Now, with Megadeth playing their country next year, the band extended an invitation to Joko and governor Ganjar Pranowo:

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Interestingly, the governor responded. Google Translate says he writes  "In fact, I love Megadeth and will watch, God willing."

We will keep you posted if they actually show up.

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Joko was in the news a few years ago when metal luminaries like Tony Iommi and Napalm Death's Barney Greenway tried to reach out to Indonesian president and renowned metalhead Joko Widodo to spare the lives of two metalheads, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, for attempting to smuggle heroin. The two ended up being executed leading to Guns N Roses frontman Axl Rose calling Joko a coward.

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