A study of over 36,000 people from around the world concluded that musical tastes and personality type were closely related. The research, from a University in England, suggested this.
Classical music fans were shy. Surprisingly, heavy metal fans were gentle and at ease with themselves. Fans of Indie music had low self-esteem and were lazy. Rap music enthusiasts had high self-esteem and were sociable. Country music fans were hardworking and outgoing. Reggae fans were creative but not hardworking. Finally, fans of pop had high self-esteem, were not creative, but were hardworking and personable.