We're guessing the calmness has something to do with the fact that you're probably deaf.
A study by the University of Queensland, Australia has found that listeners to heavy metal found that the aggressive and angry music helped to regulate their emotions and express them in a more positive manner.
"Results showed levels of hostility, irritability and stress decreased after music was introduced, and the most significant change reported was the level of inspiration they felt," explained researcher Leah Sharman.
The study analysed 39 people who identified as fans of heavy metal. The analysts played 10 minutes of heavy metal, followed by 10 minutes of silence.
Their irritability levels were measured, and almost all reported that they felt better after listening to music.
"We found the music regulated sadness and enhanced positive emotions. When experiencing anger, extreme music fans liked to listen to music that could match their anger."
So, there you have it. Heavy metal music makes you calmer.
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