STREAMING: Root “Moment of Fright”

November 14, 2016

Czech Republic’s most active, adventurous, and influential band, Root, are almost in their third decade. Formed in 1987, when their country and the world was in a different place, Root nevertheless managed to emanate outward from their industrial home of Brno.

Big Boss (Root) Interviewed

December 21, 2011

Where do you see Heritage of Satan as a single album and as part of Root’s catalogBig Boss: This album fits perfectly into discography of Root. It is the symbolic ninth album, so this serial number really says something. [Smiles] I’m not sure how I feel about Heritage of Satan. It feels less complete than,…

Dagon (Inquisition) interviewed

April 4, 2011

Ominous Doctrines of the Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm is your fifth record. How do you feel it compares, artistically speaking, to its predecessors?Dagon: Artistically and technically, it’s the best album Inquisition has done in every sense. The performance is tight, the production is clear and very organic, the riffs are rich and more on the attack…

The Lazarus Pit: Root’s Hell Symphony

February 18, 2011

Welcome to The Lazarus Pit, a biweekly look at should-be classic metal records that don’t get nearly enough love, stuff that’s essential listening for students of extreme metal that you may not have ever heard of.  Stuff that we’re too lazy to track down the band members to do a Hall Of Fame for.  Having…