Study reveals that heavy metal music calms you down

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Did listening to the top 10 heavy metal and hard rock drummers calm you down?

According to a new study it should have.

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience recently published a research showing that extreme music genres such as heavy metal, emo, punk and screamo (yeah, it's a thing) have a calming effect on angry listeners.

The scientists made 39 extreme-music-lovers face a stressful situation that involved sharing something frustrating that happened to them while they measured their heartbeats.
The following 10 minutes were spend by either sitting in silence or listening to an extreme song of their choice.

The discovery was surprising when the heartbeat of the ones who listened to the song slowed down faster than the silent group.

Time to polish up those Ozzy Osbourne CDs.

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