Daily newspaper The Metro who run a regular cartoon strip featuring black metals own Jessica Rabbit, Nemi have published an article detailing five of the weirdest addictions in the world, including a story on one man from Sweden who has been awarded disability benefits for his addiction to metal!
According to Metro, It means hes also allowed to mosh along at work and take time off to go head banging at gigs.
Roger Tullegen struggled for nearly ten years to have his addiction officially recognised: I spoke to three psychologists and they finally agreed that I needed this to avoid being discriminated against.
We know the feeling, Roger. Although even we have to admit this is a bit weird. Read the full articlehere.