Top Ten Things You Didn't Know About Heavy Metal
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Yep. I get angry, I just blast some death metal or deathcore. Calms me down INSTANTLY. - Metalhead1997
Well, it helps fight stress in humans...
Its calming and relaxing..metal makes me feel happy and alive.it moves my soul
A significant portion of MENSA members listen to metal.
Like I said anybody can listen to metal.
For some strange reason, it actually increased mine. I wonder why. Is it a coincidence?
Anybody can listen to metal though, but it does increase self-esteem.
Technically the first album was released in 1970, but the band formed in the 60s. - Metalhead1997
Yes. I knew this thanks to Metal_Treasure! - Userguy44
I heard a study shows cats like genres like jazz, blues, and classical music because they are soft. Which is understandable. Cats don't like pop, and metal because they tend to be loud.
True, my cat likes soft music like blues. Thank you doing your research and reading and not being a flat out anonymous jerk like the other guy.
No, the sole reason is the person who committed suicide in the first place. They chose the coward's way out without even considering asking for help when people can help them and whatever personal issues they were dealing with could have been resolved, instead of just leaving them forever unanswered. - Metalhead1997
Well, if my experience is any good, I think that metal kept their lives going longer than it would have been. I have depression and whilst it was developing, I turned over from pop to metal. It makes me feel much better than when I'm in silence. - Merilille
It also has been blamed for making people want to murder others.
Led Zeppelin have never played metal. It's a misconception. Some of their songs are heavy blues rock and not heavy metal - there's a big difference. Led Zeppelin themselves refuse to be labeled "metal".
Deep Purple were closest to metal as we know it now (classically inspired rock music). - Metal_Treasure
Led Zeppelin could've been. But they got pushed back from modern metal. - zxm
As well as Blue Cheer. - Brobusky
Technically it originated when Toni Iommi lost the tips of his fingers working in a sheet metal factory. He has to make some fake tips and downtune his guitar to make playing easier, and thus, heavy metal's sound was born. - Metalhead1997
This is a bit misleading - Black Sabbath are from Birmingham but Deep Purple are from Hertford, Hertfordshire. - Metal_Treasure
I tried it before, it worked great! - LightningStrike
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