Great white sharks are massive fans of metal music

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Emily Badiozzaman

Blood, panic and fear aren't the only things that attract one of the ocean's most terrifying predators.

Apparently a good dose of the ever docile heavy metal does.

The deep basslines of the likes of Metallica's Robert Trujillo and Darkest Hours' Aaron Deal were found to attract sharks because the dense tones simulate the low frequencies of struggling fish. 

We'd suggest leaving the waterproof speaker at home when you're going for a deep blue dip to avoid the soundtrack to a most gruesome of deaths. 

Watch the discovery below.


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Emily Badiozzaman

Emily is a freelance writer for Shortlist.com. She covers breaking news, entertainment, style and lifestyle for the site. When she’s not writing, she can usually be found eating and drinking or thinking about food and drinking. Follow Emily on Twitter: @ebadiozzaman 

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