heavy metal music

Research Into Heavy Metal Music

Research on heavy metal music and fans is controversial, with some studies associating heavy metal preference with social behavioral problems such as suicidal ideation or personality problems such as antiauthoritarianism, Machiavellianism or poor school performance. But these associations could also be due to confounding factors and further investigation should take place both clinical and non-clinical […]

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IKEA Music Quiz – Death Metal Or Ikea Furniture?

Ikea was established by Swedish entrepreneur Ingvar Kamprad with the intent of offering well-designed furniture at prices affordable by as many people. Unfortunately, one area notable by their absence in Ikea’s product lineup are Swedish death metal and black metal bands. Gatesman + Dave have created an online quiz that challenges users to identify whether

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Heavy Metal Music and Emotional Dysphoria

People of all backgrounds often appreciate music with lyrics and instruments that express their emotions, yet research indicates that heavy metal music with aggressive themes could increase aggression and delinquency among listeners – this evidence being predominantly correlational as causal links remain difficult to draw. Contrarians sometimes cite these results to assert that metalheads are

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