Thus, …Justice was born. The single still reached No. It should also be noted that this song arrived in a period where it has been perceived the band began declining creatively. Sure, it might not have quite the same standard of earworm hooks that made Metallica stand out from their counterparts, but as the band began to transcend their thrash roots proper, it remains one of the last great thrash songs they wrote.
Metallica gives you heavy, bay-beh! Welcome Home Sanitarium sees them attempting to albeit, not quite succeeding in topping the slower-paced atmospherics and doomy mood established on Fade To Black. Largely moulded by original guitarist Dave Mustaine and originally conceived as the more conventionally innuendo-laden knockabout Mechanix, The Four Horsemen bears many of those hallmarks.
Thrash metal or simply thrash is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The lyrical subject matter often deals with criticisms of The Establishment and concern over the destruction of the environment , and at times shares a disdain for Christian dogma resembling that of their black metal counterparts. The language is typically direct and denunciatory, an approach borrowed from hardcore punk.