Facebook post by University of Helsinki

What makes Finland a heavy metal country? In addition of having the most metal bands per capita, heavy metal is researched at the university. 🤘
What do Mozart and Judas Priest have in common? Esa Lilja, a Finnish heavy metal scholar, knows the answer | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Esa Lilja’s credentials include a doctoral degree, a docentship in musicology and a love of heavy metal. He’s familiar with the common stereotypes of the musical genre, and knows how metal links to renaissance music.