Today (May 13, 2016), Obama held a summit with the Presidents of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in attendance and while speaking to Finnish president Sauli Niinistö, Obama commented on the country's heavy metal culture:
"I do wanna point out that Finland has perhaps the most heavy metal bands in the world per capita and also ranks high on good governance. I don't know if there's any correlation there."
Here's the video:
Pretty cool, right? In a recent study, it was discovered that Finland has the most metal bands per capita of any other country., which is what President Obama was referring to.
In related news, I found this amazing Photoshop of what Obama would look like as a scene metalhead: