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New Study Finds Death Metal Music Doesn’t Inspire Violence

Despite the common misconception, Death metal - a subgenre of heavy metal music with a strong, graphic emphasis on violence - often gets a bad rap, becoming the target of  parents, religious groups and censorship boards, who claim that this type of music desensitize listeners to violence.

Despite the common misconception, Death metal - a subgenre of heavy metal music with a strong, graphic emphasis on violence - often gets a bad rap, becoming the target of  parents, religious groups and censorship boards, who claim that this type of music desensitize listeners to violence. A new study recently published in the Royal Society journal Open Science has proven that this theory is, in fact, false.   

 

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