Metallica - Holier Than Thou
Metallica “Enter Sandman” and “Sad but True” packed massive riffs, but the hardcore gagged at Metallica’s blatant commercialism.
The “Nothing Else Matters” video was extra jaw-dropping, showing the lads being (gasp!) sensitive in the studio.
Still, the band’s newly pared-down assault converted millions, making thrash seem almost mainstream.