I for long had this thought in my head , wanted to test it and here i find this article…

Metalheads are smarter than other people (definitely not all).

And the reasons are…

Quoted: “Intelligent teenagers often listen to heavy metal music to cope with the pressures associated with being talented, according to research.”

The results of a study of more than 1,000 of the brightest five per cent of young people will come as relief to parents whose offspring, usually long-haired, are devotees of Iron Maiden, AC/DC and their musical descendants.

Stuart Cadwallader, a psychologist at the University of Warwick, will present the findings at the British Psychological Society conference in York today.

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When did you start listening to metal music ?

Why do you listen to metal music ?