Albuquerque, New Mexico’s mayor Tim Keller donned a SOULFLY long-sleeve t-shirt when he forged his poll earlier this week within the U.S. 2022 midterm election.
On Wednesday (October 26),SOULFLY shared a photograph of Keller at an early voting web site in Albuquerque, and included the next message: “Albuquerque’s Mayor Tim Keller sporting his SOULFLY gear whereas voting yesterday! Rock the vote!”
This isn’t the primary time Keller has sported heavy metallic merchandise in public. Two years in the past, Keller donned a MACHINE HEAD hooded sweatshirt when he forged his poll within the U.S. presidential election. Again in December 2018, he wore a PANTERA Christmas sweater for a signing of a invoice granting household paid parental go away to metropolis staff. The laws made Albuquerque the primary metropolis in New Mexico to increase paid parental go away advantages to its municipal workforce.
Born and raised in Albuquerque, Keller is well-known as a fan of heavy metallic music and has typically attended exhibits within the metropolis. He has additionally launched metallic bands, together with ANTHRAX and TRIVIUM, onstage.
“Albuquerque has all the time been fairly robust on the heavy metallic entrance,” Keller instructed The New York Occasions 4 and a half years in the past. “What can I say, that is one thing I have been into for a very long time.”
Keller instructed the Albuquerque Journal that his favourite heavy metallic group is the Brazilian band SEPULTURA. “They’re superior,” he mentioned. “It is the music of empowerment.”
Keller, a Democrat, took over as mayor of New Mexico’s largest metropolis in December 2017. He changed two-term mayor Richard Berry, who didn’t search re-election.
Keller was elected to a second four-year time period final November. He pulled off the win with practically 60% of the vote.
Keller and his spouse, Liz, have two younger youngsters.
Chilling with Albuquerque’s Metallic Mayor Timothy Keller!￼. Tribe!!!!
Posted by Soulfly on Friday, August 20, 2021
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