From the article:
In Sweden, a headbanger has succeeded in having his heavy metal music obsession declared an addiction that requires state disability benefits.
Roger Tullgren, 42, a heavily tattooed metal head who works as a dishwasher in southern Sweden, said he consulted three psychologists to receive statements testifying to the extent of his heavy metal music dependency, reports the Local, a Swedish news website.
“I have been trying for 10 years to get this classified as a handicap,” he told the Local.
"I spoke to three psychologists and they finally agreed that I needed this to avoid being discriminated against."
Edited by OverSword, 04 January 2013 - 08:33 PM.