Medical Mysteries of Music

Why are metalheads such happy people? Let’s examine that.

There are few forms of art than can be as aggressive, angry, and heavy as metal. But if you know any metalheads, you’ll have discovered that they’re quite happy, something that may be counterintuitive given their favourite music.

This apparent contradiction has been the subject of study. So why are metalheads happier people? (Via Rick J)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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