Scientists who is doing researches in Macquarie University, Sydney published a recent study in The Royal Society’s journal Open Science. According to those scientists, brutal death metal doesn’t make fans more violent.
According to the scientists, almost every research focused on TV, movies, and video games… So they wanted to see if violent themes in music cause people to be more violent than usual.
BBC News, talked with Professor Bill Thompson about the research.
Here is what he said:
“Metalheads ‘are nice people‘ and just because they enjoy gut-wrenching lyrics about cannibalism and murder, hey’re not going to go out and hurt someone.
The majority of death-metal fans are intelligent, thoughtful people who just have a passion for the music.”
BBC, also asked what Bloodbath frontman Nick Homes and his band though of the study.
Here is what Homes said:
“We don’t have any issue with it … The majority of death-metal fans are intelligent, thoughtful people who just have a passion for the music.”
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