Why Heavy Metal And Classical Fans Make Sweet Music Together

UK's The Herald reports: Had he been alive today, Beethoven might well have been bosom buddies with heavy metal rockers BLACK SABBATH.

Unlikely as it may seem, fans of heavy metal and classical music have much more in common than most people would imagine, according to a new study.

Researchers found fans of the music styles shared "virtually identical" personality traits, such as being creative and at ease with themselves.

The finding was revealed in a major study into the link between people's musical tastes and their personalities.

Professor Adrian North, of Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University, said the survey of more than 36,000 people from all over the world is by far the biggest study of its kind ever undertaken.

Read the entire report from The Herald.

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