Do you think Metallica showed that they could do more than just metal or do you think they got too soft on the black album?

I noticed that Metallica mellowed out when they did the black album. The Unforgiven and Nothing Else Matters were very soft for Metallica. Do you thinking this showed that Metallica had a soft side or do you think they went too soft when they recorded The Unforgiven and Nothing Else Matters? Clearly those two... show more I noticed that Metallica mellowed out when they did the black album. The Unforgiven and Nothing Else Matters were very soft for Metallica. Do you thinking this showed that Metallica had a soft side or do you think they went too soft when they recorded The Unforgiven and Nothing Else Matters? Clearly those two songs were not Metallica’s normal style.
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