Tag: Root

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 8-14

“Album Of The Day” is a new Last Rites Facebook feature we started recently whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone

Root – Kargeras – Return From Oblivion Review

The basic history of Czech black metal originators Root — as well as a convenient sampling of their best tunes — can be found here. But for the unknowing, here’s the gist of it: Along

A Devil’s Dozen – Root

Along with Master’s Hammer, Root helped to define Czech black metal in the late 80s and early 90s. Through a series of demos and early albums, the band crafted a raw, ragged, and riff-centric approach

Root – Heritage Of Satan Review

The career of the Czech Republic’s long-running black metal weirdos Root has experienced both the benefit and detriment of odd timing. Having missed the first wave of black metal (Venom, Bathory, Hellhammer, early Mayhem, the

90s Essentials – Volume Six

Still going, friends. There’s no end in sight yet for this relentless onslaught of visceral volumes, and number six is a doozy. From the looks of those top three, you’d expect this to be the

Root – Hell Symphony / The Book (Reissues) Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Hell Symphony and The Book are two pillars of the vast Root catalog. Originally released in 1991 and 1999, respectively, the albums are as stylistically disparate as they are unique. This makes it a bit

Root – Madness Of The Graves Review

Originally written by Ian Dreilinger. There’s quite a fine line between progressing to a more streamlined style of music and simply digressing. The first can be good or bad, the second is just about always