I stay away from ceramic as well, increased stopping distance and more wear on the rotors. I used these on my Brembo's with very little dust and this is my daily driver also. ACDelco 17D1050M Professional Semi-Metallic Front Disc Brake Pad Set, got mine from Amazon.
09.1 G8 GT MSM Sport/Premium Onyx/Red
Mods: VCM OTR intake, Solo Performance Mach unbalanced exhaust, 3.27 Camaro diff., Pat G tune, PPV shocks/struts, BMR sways, BMR front strut and rear cradle poly bushings.
Show: F&R Brembo brakes w/drilled and slotted rotors, GXP rear diffuser, Advanti Racing Rein flow form wheels in 20x8.5"(23.5lbs.) and 20x9.5"(24.5 lbs.), 6K HID headlights, triple Atari gauges, tinted windows. VE onyx/red hot steering wheel. VE front/rear push button map lights.