A new study has found that heavy metal has a ton of health benefits for its fans. Through his work, Nick has determined that not only does heavy metal not cause injury to its fans, it actually promotes generosity and scientific thinking. …
Extreme Metal is made purposefully ear-grating and harsh, so it makes sense as to why it’s usually disliked. Luke Hellwyck, I know music, I know the bands I write about. It’s one of the biggest genres of music in the world. People who don’t understand things hate them, it’s called xenophobia.
A new study has found that listening to heavy metal music is actually pretty good for your heart. … Loudwire reports that the Vera Clinic—the Turkish cosmetic surgery clinic which conducted the study—found that listening to the music genre helps to lower blood pressure and even reduces stress levels.
A new study has shown what many suspected all along: Heavy Metal enthusiasts tend to be more anxious and depressed than others. Researchers found through a survey of college students that those who listened to heavy rock and metal had significantly higher levels of mental stress.
Metalheads are, statistically speaking, more likely to be intellectually and emotionally smart, more likely to have a complex appreciation for music and are even more likely to succeed as self-employed entrepreneurs (which ain’t easy, as you’ll know if you’ve ever tried working for yourself).
Following classical, the most listened-to genres with the highest IQs were punk rock and heavy metal. These both had an average IQ of 137, in the middle of the ‘Gifted’ category (130-144). The most listened-to genres with the lowest average IQ were pop and soul, closely followed by funk, RnB and rap/hip-hop.
Metal music has developed a stigma throughout its near 50-year existence due to its more aggressive musical style, themes and lyrics, as well as a series of real-life controversies which have ultimately tried to prove that Metal music incites violence, pessimism and hate. …
When heavy metal first developed in the late 1960s, it was a subculture used music as a way to vent about society and social evils. Thus, the lyrics of heavy metal music often touch on themes that are controversial and provocative.
Death metal is a baffling genre to many people. The music is aggressive, the lyrics are often violent and misogynistic, and it has been blamed for inciting violent crimes such as rape and murder. … We asked 48 fans and 97 non-fans to listen to music from bands such as Cannibal Corpse.
The Heavy Metal genre can reach very high levels of complexity, difficult technique, and speed. However, if you’re a beginner you shouldn’t wait until you master the advanced stuff before you start playing Metal on guitar. If you do so it will kill your motivation since you wouldn’t be playing the genre you love.
Studies have suggested a link between listening to heavy metal and increased suicide risk or desensitisation to violence, but these have often failed to take account of outside factors, such as poor family relationships, drug abuse and feelings of alienation.
The researchers found that metal music relaxed the subjects as effectively as sitting in silence. … The conclusion of the study reads, “This study found that extreme music fans listen to music…to feel more active and inspired. They also listen to music to regulate sadness and to enhance positive emotions.”
Although heavy metal music has some really powerful and loud beats to match the sadness and anger in the lyrics. According to researchers, heavy metal music actually suppressed negative emotions. Instead of fighting physically or revenge, music helped them to focus and move forward in their life.
The unrelenting anger that we associate with metal today comes directly from a few places — the American and British punk scenes, the rip-roaring speed of Judas Priest and Motorhead, the vicious lyrics of Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil?,” the early aggression of Iron Maiden and the macabre showmanship of Alice Cooper, KISS …
Death metal music is heavy metal– often sped up, overdriven, and focused on trying to convey violence and murder in musical form. It usually features incredibly fast drums and guitar work, guttural vocals that sound like someone trying to imitate a monster, and themes of death, horror, or darkness.
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Despite the sometimes aggressive image that rock and heavy metal music project, researchers found that fans of this style of music are usually quite gentle. They tend to be creative, but are often introverted and may suffer from low self-esteem.
Picking up a musical instrument gives you a higher IQ, according to a new study of more than 4,600 volunteers. … The highest IQ increase came from the music-makers, averaging a score increase of 9.71 percent. Before they took up an instrument, the new musicians’ average IQ score was 103.
Metalheads dress in black because they feel different from society. They have a rebellious and anti-generalist spirit. They are also very free in their way of thinking and refuse any form of belonging to another style. Black represents rebellion and uniqueness while preserving simplicity.