No surprises here.
The popularity of metal in Peru came as a bit of a surprise to me.
But not to the neighbours!
Aren't you referring to Chile?
[[Heavy metal music]], in the top 5% of Wikipedia's "featured articles" by size, barely mentions Scandinavia except to mention violent black metal bands in the 1990s and to say, "By the new millennium Scandinavia had emerged as one of the areas producing innovative and successful bands, while Belgium, The Netherlands and especially Germany were the most significant markets."
\m/ Svalbard, Metalest of Archipelagos \m/
And who knew Bhutan was such a metal place?
Man, I was really hoping to make a gamelan joke here, but Wikipedia tells me it's pretty much an Indonesian thing. Darn.
It's the Panserbjørne. They have an innate sense of metal.
Check out the sources. The CIA is tracking metal bands?
I believe that is the source of population statistics.
I am OK with my tax dollars being used in part to monitor the global proliferation of metal.
See also: http://www.furia.com/page.cgi?type=log&id=345
Chile and Portugal being more metal than the United States *does* come as a surprise.
It would be interesting to see the US broken out by state.
Blame Lars Ulrich.
Two words: Mullets.