Videos were made for Roots Bloody Roots
The cover artwork by Michael R.Whelan based on an illustration taken from a 1990 brazilian 1000 Cruzeiro bill.
The original Brazilian edition featured the bonus tracks:
16. Procreation (of the Wicked) (Celtic Frost cover)
17. Symptom of the Universe (Black Sabbath cover)
The limited edition digipack (RR 8900-5) has instead of "Canyon Jam" the following three bonus tracks:
16. Chaos B.C. (5:10)
17. Symptom Of The Universe (Black Sabbath cover) (4:14)
18. Kaiowas (Live) (2:26)
The Japanese edition (APCY-8312) contains a bonus track and Canyon Jam hidden after it:
16. Chaos B.C. (5:12)
17. Canyon Jam (13:15)
Another Japanese edition (APCY-9001) was released with a bonus CD with multimedia contents: a short video with message from Sepultura band to the japanese fans & the discography, shows all releases with 2-3 samples from songs on the albums. This second CD also contains a short video with a message from Sepultura to the Japanese fans recorded around Christmas 95 in the NY Roadrunner office.
A strictly limited edition came in a wooden box containing the CD, a video (Roots Bloody Roots), 2 candles, a necklace 3 jars containing medicinal herbs and spice, a menu style pamphlet with band information tracing paper insert, herbs and some other extras. There were made less than 80 boxes.
"Itsari" means "roots" in the Xavante language. The chant included in this track is the "Datsi Wawere" healing ceremony chant.
On the promo edition of this album the song "Jasco" is named "Leaf".
The song "Straighthate (Zardonic Remix)" (06:25) was officially released only on Zardonic - Metal Up Your Bass (2007).
"Straighthate (Zardonic Remix) [2012 REVAMP] (06:40) was officially released on Zardonic - Metal Up Your Bass II (2012).
2001 Japanese reissue edition comes in a red jewel case (Catalog#: RRCY-13034)
Re-released in 2005 as a 2-CD set in the Roadrunner Records 25th Anniversary Series:
1. Procreation (of the Wicked) (Celtic Frost cover) (03:39)
2. Mine (06:25)
3. War (Bob Marley cover) (06:40)
4. Lookaway (Master Vibe Mix) (05:36)
5. Mine (Andy Wallace Mix) (07:58)
6. Dusted (demo) (04:27)
7. Roots Bloody Roots (demo) (03:32)
8. R.D.P. (demo) (01:15)
9. Untitled (demo) (04:14)
10. Attitude (live) (05:37)
11. Roots Bloody Roots (Megawatt Mix 1) (04:01)
12. Roots Bloody Roots (Megawatt Mix 2) (04:08)
Reissued in 2011 by Roadrunner / Cargo in a 12' double vinyl LP (Catalog # RRCAR 8900-1)
Re-released remastered by Roadrunner Records on August 31, 2012, together with Chaos A.D. as Roots / Chaos A.D. 2 CD set.