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SEPULTURA: Expanded Editions Of 'Chaos A.D.' And 'Roots' Due This Fall

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Posted July 17, 2017 by Josh Drespling in Empire Extreme News Feed

SEPULTURA broadened its musical horizons with “Chaos A.D.” and “Roots”, a pair of acclaimed albums that took the Brazilian band’s hard-rocking sound in bold and exciting new directions. This fall, Rhino will revisit those back-to-back classics with remastered versions that are expanded with rare and unreleased studio and live recordings.

“Chaos A.D.: Expanded Edition” will be available on October 6 and “Roots: Expanded Edition” will be available on November 3, both as double-disc sets for $19.98 each. Double-LP versions, with similar track listings, will also be available for $31.98 each.

SEPULTURA was founded in 1983 by the brothers Max and Igor Cavalera with Wagner Lamounier and Jairo Guedes. Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. joined just a few short months later and in 1987, with the departure of Jairo and addition of guitarist Andreas Kisser, the solid lineup of SEPULTURA was final. The band quickly became an influential force in heavy metal music thanks to its dynamic studio recordings and intense live performances.

The band was in the midst of a creative and commercial peak in 1993 when it released “Chaos A.D.” with Max Cavalera on vocals and guitar, Andreas Kisser on guitar, Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. on bass, and Igor Cavalera on drums. The record ushered in a more groove-based sound on songs like the singles “Refuse/Resist”, “Territory” and “Slave New World”.

“Chaos A.D.: Expanded Edition” includes a newly remastered version of the original album along with 17 bonus tracks. Among the highlights are a cover of BLACK SABBATH‘s “Symptom Of The Universe” that was originally issued as a B-side, plus nine scorching live versions of album tracks like “Territory” and “Biotech Is Godzilla”. Also featured are several unreleased instrumental tracks that the band used during rehearsals for “Clenched Fist” and “Propaganda”.

Three years after “Chaos A.D.”, the band returned with “Roots”, an album that was deeply influenced by Brazilian rhythms, which were incorporated into tracks like “Itsári” and “Ratamahatta”. Since its release in 1996, the album has sold more than two million copies worldwide.

“Roots: Expanded Edition” features a newly remastered version of the original album, plus 17 bonus tracks. Standouts include demos for “Dusted” and “Roots Bloody Roots”, instrumental versions of “Dictatorshit” and “Cutthroat”, a version of “Attitude” recorded live at Ozzfest, and the unreleased first take of “Kaiowas”.

SEPULTURA has sold nearly 20 million albums worldwide, including more than three million in the United States.

“Chaos A.D.: Expanded Edition”

CD track listing:

Disc One

01. Refuse/Resist
02. Territory
03. Slave New World
04. Amen
05. Kaiowas
06. Propaganda
07. Biotech Is Godzilla
08. Nomad
09. We Who Are Not As Others
10. Manifest
11. The Hunt
12. Clenched Fist

Disc Two

01. Chaos B.C.
02. Symptom Of The Universe
03. Inhuman Nature
04. Policia
05. Crucificados Pelo Sistema
06. Clenched Fist – Instrumental Version 1
07. Propaganda – Instrumental
08. Clenched Fist – Instrumental Version 2
09. Refuse/Resist – Live
10. Slave New World – Live
11. Propaganda – Live
12. Beneath The Remains/Escape To The Void – Live
13. Kaiowa – Live
14. Clenched Fist – Live
15. Biotech Is Godzilla – Live
16. Territory – Live
17. Amen/Inner Self – Live

LP track listing:

Side One

01. Refuse/Resist
02. Territory
03. Slave New World
04. Amen
05. Kaiowas
06. Propaganda

Side Two

01. Biotech Is Godzilla
02. Nomad
03. We Who Are Not As Others
04. Manifest
05. The Hunt
06. Clenched Fist

Side Three

01. Chaos B.C.
02. Symptom Of The Universe
03. Inhuman Nature
04. Policia
05. Crucificados Pelo Sistema
06. Propaganda – Instrumental
07. Clenched Fist – Instrumental Version 2

Side Four

01. Refuse/Resist – Live
02. Slave New World – Live
03. Propaganda – Live
04. Kaiowas – Live
05. Clenched Fist – Live
06. Biotech Is Godzilla – Live
07. Territory – Live

“Roots: Expanded Edition”

CD track listing:

Disc One

01. Roots Bloody Roots
02. Attitude
03. Cut-Throat
04. Ratamahatta
05. Breed Apart
06. Straighthate
07. Spit
08. Lookaway
09. Dusted
10. Born Stubborn
11. Jasco
12. Itsári
13. Ambush
14. Endangered Species
15. Dictatorshit

Disc Two

01. Ratamahatta – 2 Meter Sessions
02. Roots Bloody Roots – 2 Meter Sessions
03. Attitude – 2 Meter Sessions
04. Kaiowas – Take One
05. Procreation (Of The Wicked)
06. Roots Bloody Roots – Demo
07. Attitude – Instrumental
08. Cutthroat – Instrumental
09. Dictatorshit – Instrumental
10. Untitled – Demo
11. R.D.P. – Demo
12. Dusted – Demo
13. War
14. Mine
15. Lookaway – Master Vibe Mix
16. Roots Bloody Roots – Megawatt Mix
17. Attitude – Live at Ozzfest

LP track listing:

Side One

01. Roots Bloody Roots
02. Attitude
03. Cut-Throat
04. Ratamahatta
05. Breed Apart
06. Straighthate
07. Spit
08. Lookaway

Side Two

01. Dusted
02. Born Stubborn
03. Jasco
04. Itsári
05. Ambush
06. Endangered Species
07. Dictatorshit

Side Three

01. Ratamahatta – 2 Meter Sessions
02. Roots Bloody Roots – 2 Meter Sessions
03. Attitude – 2 Meter Sessions
04. Kaiowas – Take One
05. Procreation (Of The Wicked)

Side Four

01. Roots Bloody Roots – Demo
02. Attitude – Instrumental
03. Cutthroat – Instrumental
04. Dictatorshit – Instrumental
05. Untitled – Demo
06. R.D.P. – Demo
07. Dusted – Demo


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