I play metal in D Standard-E Standard, and I love the tone of heavier strings, its just hard to move. Which ones????
Yup, it's a personal feel thing.
I put .12 D'Addarios on my guitar and I play in B/C/D standard.
I'd suggest you just try both and choose
Current gear:
Carvin CT6M
TC Electronics Dark Matter distortion
Harley Benton 2x12, with Celestion V30s
Laney Ironheart 60w tube amp
I only use Power Slinkey's

Epi Les Paul Std w/Duncans
Cry Baby From Hell
Marshall JH-1
EHX Metal Muff
MXR EVH Phase 90
Carl Martin Classic Chorus
EHX #1 Echo
Ibanez LU-20
Dunlop DCB-10
Crate V50112
Tascam US144