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President Obama does Finland a solid, shouts out their heavy metal scene

We all knew Prez Obama was a man of impeccable taste, but here to consolidate that belief is utter proof that the most powerful man in the world knows his music. And he knows it good. Most likely it’s not just Beethoven, Mozart and Broadway musical numbers that are blasted within the White House.

It was but a few days ago, when President Obama welcomed leaders from Nordic nations for a summit and state dinner, that his knowledge of the heavy metal scene in Finland busted into the world.

During the formal address delivered to leaders from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, he exhorted the strengths and exports of each nation-state. While doing good by Finland, he gave praise to one of the country’s most famous musical exports, “I do want to point out, that Finland has perhaps the most heavy metal bands in the world, per capita, and also ranks high on good governance,”. Heavy metal and good governance, figures there’d be a correlation. Maybe Turnbull should do his time with Destroyer 666, seeing as he’s already done rap.

And for those little ditties coming out of Finland Obama was referring to: