Lo and behold, a recent study was published that debunked that propaganda:
https://wearechange.org/the-metalhead-kids-are-all-right/A second article reiterates the point that kids like myself were actually the brightest in the class: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/3352230/Heavy-metal-a-comfort-for-the-bright-child.html
Hey, I've been listening to heavy metal since 1981 and I've been a heavy metal musician since 1984-and I haven't eaten anyone.
American parents spend the least amount of time with their children in the West and parents blame the media for THEIR LAZINESS.
Hey, it's called telecommuting, okay? They should try it sometime.