The UK has had a good run in producing prestigious metal bands.
Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Motörhead to name a few.
Despite this, it's long been recognised that Scandinavia is the metal capital of Europe, something that has been confirmed with a little bit of research by Czech linguist, mathematician, and artist Jakub Marian.
As predicted by anyone, Finland comes top, while the UK lags behind countries like France, Germany and Switzerland for metal musicians.
For comparison, the number in the US is 72, meaning we trail behind the States too.
Time to listen to some Iron Maiden, kids: