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Heavy Metal is Good for Your Head

Here’s one more reason to “bang your head!” A recent study suggests that listening to heavy metal is good for your health – your mental health. Nick Perham has a Ph.D. in psychology and told Loudwire that, although non-metal fans tend to experience anxiety after listening to the genre, those who listen regularly actually process anger better. Certainly ironic, given what can be the graphic nature of lyrics. However, Perham says, compared to non-metal fans, research shows avid listeners were happier as kids and that carried over into adulthood.

Suggested Therapy:

  • Iron Maiden
  • Cannibal Corpse
  • Deicide
  • Tool
  • Motorhead

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  • X96 is Utah's Original Alternative. It is self-aware. It is ingrained. It plays bands like Panic! at the Disco, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Cure, and Muse. It's part of a healthy diet and it's why native Utahns are so stout and stalwart. Listen and become part of it and it will become part of you.

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