Listening to Rock and Metal Impacts Body Positivity

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A new survey by WithinHealth looked into how music affects people’s view of themselves, especially when it comes to body positivity. There is no surprise that rockers topped this chart!

The study was conducted in America using Spotify playlists when searching for : “confidence,” “feel good,” “body positivity,” “body image,” “feeling ugly,” and “bad body image.” They also interviewed by 1,009 people and their listening habits.

As a person who struggles with their own body image, it was great to see that the genre is seen in a positive light. Often referred to the devils music, angry and demonic it shows that a lot of metal and rock bands provide an inner peace and a sense of confidence, which is more than what you could ask for. According to this study, Rock fans reported having the highest positive body image!

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Check out the results from this study by clicking the link!

The top five rock bands to give people confidence about themselves were Queen, Guns n Roses, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and Pink Floyd and the top five metal bands were Metallica, Tool, Nirvana, Five Finger Death Punch and Avenged Sevenfold.

After combing through the playlists WithinHealth managed to combine tracks and genres that gave the most positive vs negative body positivity, Metal positive tracks/playlists was at 96% compared to a measly 4% on the negative playlists.

Shiraz Lane always give me good vibes

Music is down to everyone’s personal taste. Rock music brings me joy but depending on my mood can make me sad too. Though I must say, there is plenty of songs that have made me feel sexy, make me look at myself and be like yeah, I’m a badass bitch with great titties and poppin booty. That feeling doesn’t always stay long with me but I understand the effects of a single note, a snap of the snare, a stretch of vocals can have an impact on your mind body and soul.

Yet again, another study that shows metal and rock music is good for your mental health!

Published by GlamRat

A rock n roll girl just going through life with a not so rock n roll budget or lifestyle

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