Hello & Happy Tuesday Morning to everyone, I hope this newsletter finds you well this morning!
Let's get right down to business, shall we?
Governor Gary Johnson
Just in: Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party candidate for president
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson, who served as New Mexico’s governor between 1995 and 2003, visited The Oregonian Editorial Board this morning.
Read it here.
Libertarian Gary Johnson qualifies for Maine’s presidential ballot
Maine will be the Governor's 32nd state to qualify for ballot access.
Commission on Presidential Debates: Include Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in the presidential debates
Here is a petition that asks the Commission on Presidential debates to include both viable third party candidates. If you support either of these two candidates, or would like to see an open discussion this fall, please sign this petition and share it with everyone you know:
Festivals & Tours:
Summer Slaughter 2012: The Faceless, Veil of Maya (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEWS)
The 6th annual Summer Slaughter Tour is currently tearing through America till Aug. 25. This year, the trek features Cannibal Corpse, Between the Buried and Me, The Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, Job for a Cowboy, Goatwhore, Exhumed and Cerebral Bore.
You can watch the interviews here.
Today Summer Slaughter will playing at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey.
Today the All-Stars Tour will be playing at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, California.
Trespass America Festival
The Trespass America Festival is at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, New York today.
Meat Loaf is off until the August 15th, when he’ll play Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida.
Other Music News
"Unearthing The Metal Underground: The Sludge Metal Scene" By Ty Arthur (From MetalUnderground.com)
There’s a whole lotta metal out there, spanning dozens to possibly hundreds of sub-genres, and it can be difficult to find new music to match your tastes if you don’t know where to start looking. Every Monday we unearth three lesser known or unsigned metal bands within specific genres or geographical areas that deserve to be heard by a bigger audience.
You can read the rest of the article and listen to some great bands, here.
** The Candidate of the Day and the Band of the Day will be published later. **
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