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Dark Roots of Earth

Testament

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 31st, 2012
Catalog ID:
N/A
Version desc.:
iTunes
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
Digital
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 83%)
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2. Native Blood 05:21   Show lyrics
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3. Dark Roots of Earth 05:45   Show lyrics
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4. True American Hate 05:26   Show lyrics
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5. A Day in the Death 05:38   Show lyrics
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6. Cold Embrace 07:45   Show lyrics
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7. Man Kills Mankind 05:05   Show lyrics
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8. Throne of Thorns 07:04   Show lyrics
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9. Last Stand for Independence 04:43   Show lyrics
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10. Dragon Attack (Queen cover) 04:44   Show lyrics
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11. Animal Magnetism (Scorpions cover) 05:55   Show lyrics
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12. Powerslave (Iron Maiden cover) 06:50   Show lyrics
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13. Throne of Thorns (Extended) 07:40   Show lyrics
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14. A Day in the Death 05:41   Show lyrics
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Original line-up
Band members
Greg Christian Bass
Eric Peterson Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Gene Hoglan Drums
Alex Skolnick Guitars (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
Chuck Billy Vocals
Miscellaneous staff
Del James Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 6-9)
Andy Sneap Recording, Engineering, Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Juan Urteaga Mastering, Recording (additional)
Gino Carlini Photography (band)
Steve Souza Lyrics (tracks 4, 5)
Eliran Kantor Cover art, Artwork (booklet)
Eric Peterson Cover concept
Additional line-up
Guest/Session
Chris Adler Drums (track 14)
Miscellaneous staff
Chuck Billy Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Eric Peterson Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Nik Chinboukas Recording (additional) (track 10)
Paul Suarez Recording (additional) (tracks 11, 12)
Juan Urteaga Recording (tracks 10-13), Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Original line-up
Greg Christian Bass
Eric Peterson Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing)
Gene Hoglan Drums
Alex Skolnick Guitars (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
Chuck Billy Vocals
Additional line-up
Chris Adler Drums (track 14)
Original line-up
Del James Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 6-9)
Andy Sneap Recording, Engineering, Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Juan Urteaga Mastering, Recording (additional)
Gino Carlini Photography (band)
Steve Souza Lyrics (tracks 4, 5)
Eliran Kantor Cover art, Artwork (booklet)
Eric Peterson Cover concept
Additional line-up
Chuck Billy Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Eric Peterson Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Nik Chinboukas Recording (additional) (track 10)
Paul Suarez Recording (additional) (tracks 11, 12)
Juan Urteaga Recording (tracks 10-13), Mixing (tracks 10-13)
Read Dark Roots Indeed 77% Rhinosaurus September 2nd, 2016
Read Dark Roots of HOLY SHIT! 100% AlteredBeast May 28th, 2013
Read A Lesson in Botany:... 30% Tlacaxipehualiztli April 21st, 2013
Read Dark Roots of Earth 97% Mikhailovich94 February 24th, 2013
Read At least one old thrash... 95% Pratl1971 January 24th, 2013
Read This old horse ain't dead yet 80% Subrick December 19th, 2012
Read Rooted for success, but... 80% shouvince December 4th, 2012
Read Rising up out of the earth... 66% Azazelo October 1st, 2012
Read Potent, punishing,... 75% autothrall September 4th, 2012
Read A solid sledge-hammer of steel 89% Stormbringa August 27th, 2012
Read These Guys Still Got It -... 96% SetAbominae6 August 14th, 2012
Read Testament - Dark Roots Of... 93% Vishaalmetal666 August 5th, 2012
Read Testament - Dark Roots of... 95% Orbitball July 27th, 2012

Recording information:

Recorded in the Fall and Winter of 2011 through 2012 @ Driftwood Studios, Oakland, CA & Backstage Studios, Derby, UK.
Additional recordings @ Trident Studios, Martinez, CA.
Produced, mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap with Testament.
Tracks 10-13 recorded @ Trident Studios, Martinez, CA.
With additional recordings @ Spin Studios, Long Island City, NY.

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