Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon Disturbed Fire TV Stick Subscribe & Save Shop Popular Services tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Shop Back to School with Amazon Back to School with Amazon Outdoor Recreation Deal of the Day
Listen with
Join Amazon Prime now
You get unlimited access to over a million songs, curated playlists, and ad-free stations with Amazon Prime. Play album in Library Get the free Amazon Music app for iOS or Android to listen on the go.
Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US).
  
Buy New
$29.99
Qty:1
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 13 left in stock.
Sold by Great Price Media and Fulfilled by Amazon.
Gift-wrap available.
Dark Roots of Thrash (dvd... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Dark Roots of Thrash (dvd/2-cd)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Dark Roots of Thrash (dvd/2-cd) CD+DVD, Live

44 customer reviews

See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Listen Now with Prime Music Join Prime Prime Members
Dark Roots of Thrash (Live)
"Please retry"
Streaming 
Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, CD+DVD, Live, October 29, 2013
$29.99
$19.38 $17.99
$29.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 13 left in stock. Sold by Great Price Media and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Dark Roots of Thrash (dvd/2-cd) + Dream Calls for Blood + Aftershock
Price for all three: $52.87

Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

2013 three disc (two CD + DVD) set documenting the Bay Area veterans' sold-out headlining performance at the Paramount in Huntington, NY in February. Dark Roots Of Thrash was produced by Get Hammered Productions, directed by Tommy Jones and mixed by Juan Urteaga. It captures a total of 19 live tracks with countless cams onstage and high above the audience, plus a special moshpit cam that makes you feel like you're a part of the show!


1. Intro (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
2. Rise Up (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
3. More Than Meets the Eye (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
4. Burnt Offerings (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
5. Native Blood (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
6. True American Hate (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
7. Dark Roots of Earth (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
8. Into the Pit (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
9. Practice What You Preach (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
10. Riding the Snake (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
11. Eyes of Wrath (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
12. Trial by Fire (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
13. The Haunting (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
14. The New Order (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
15. D.N.R. (Do Not Resuscitate) [Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York]
16. Three Days in Darkness (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
17. The Formation of Damnation (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
18. Over the Wall (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)
19. Disciples of the Watch (Live @ Paramount Theatre, Huntington, New York)

Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 29, 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Format: CD+DVD, Live
  • Label: Nuclear Blast America
  • ASIN: B00EJGMCG6
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #90,623 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

22 of 23 people found the following review helpful By J. Hill TOP 500 REVIEWER on October 29, 2013
Format: Audio CD
Could Testament have picked a better time to put out a live album? "Dark Roots of Earth" was such a fantastic release, it only makes perfect sense they'd document the tour for it, and this gets it done perfectly. This concert features four of the best tracks from it, "Rise Up", "Native Blood", "True American Hate", and the title track, all four coming on the first disc. Having served up this much of their newest full-length, Testament concentrates on their older catalog for much of the set's remainder, playing tracks from several of their most popular albums (excluding "Souls of Black", "The Ritual", "Low" and "Demonic"). "The Legacy" is represented by "Burnt Offerings", "The Haunting", and "Over the Wall". From "The New Order", they play "Into the Pit", "Trial By Fire", the title track, and "Disciples of the Watch". The title track to "Practice What You Preach" is included. Next up are four songs from "The Gathering"; "Riding the Snake", "Eyes of Wrath", "D.N.R.", and "Three Days in Darkness." Finally, from "The Formation of Damnation", they offer "More Than Meets the Eye" and the title track.

While there are some songs from the excluded albums I'd love to hear, like the title track to "Souls of Black" or "Dog Faced Gods" from "Low", I'm happy with the set list. Eighteen of Testament's best songs are tough to criticize, and again, the timing couldn't be better. What makes this release stand out, though, is the coupling of Testament's professional proficiency and sheer ferocity onstage. No band sounds better than Testament live, and it's been that way since they started. The instrumentation is spot on, and Chuck Billy sounds EXACTLY the same live as he does in the studio. For most of this release, you would swear you're listening to the regular album versions of these songs.
Read more ›
6 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Steven N. Gosney on October 30, 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is what I was hoping for from the resurgent Testament.

I got Testament Live in London and was frustrated with the camera editing. As is so often the case with music videos, the video editor in Live in London 1) did not know where to focus the camera during various parts of the song, such as the guitar solos, 2) the video editor in Live in London felt the need to change camera angles to the beat. This gets very distracting. The Dark Roots of Thrash video was obviously done by a fan who avoided both these pitfalls. The crowd is also very good, and the camera shots of the headbanging and the pit are good. (One suggestion, someone should do a helmet cam in the pit!) There are quick edits of camera angles, but I did not find them distracting - to get an example of the editing style of the video, check out the Rise Up! video on youtube. The first reviewer did not like the minor video slow motion and other effects - I can say they were kept to a minimum and I liked them - they were very lightly used and did not distract from the songs or the show. And note that I am very sensitive to bad video editing.

For reference, you can check out Rise Up! on You Tube which is the first song off of this release. Some in the comments have criticized the mixing as "too polished" for Testament -- but actually, that is one of the main reasons that I did not get into Testament earlier - I always thought their mixing was too mid-rangy -- But their last two albums have been great, so I have been getting into their back catalogue. With this perspective in mind, I think the polish in the mix is a welcome thing - it allows you to enjoy the musicianship of this band. Now understand that this is concert flat out thrash --- so I am assuming you want your metal heavy and fast. The audio mix is excellent.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Steven J. Walters on November 3, 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I got to admit that I bought this one only for the DVD and I was not disappointed. The sound is studio quality. The performances are fantastic. I really like the song selection also. The 'Live In London' was an excellent selection of older Testament stuff. This is more of a total catalog of Testament tunes. I really wanted to hear and see a mix of newer stuff with older thrashers. I know everyone can think of a Testament song that's not represented here but I thought they made good choices for a full concert. This is worth every extra penny to have the DVD included. The sound is just stereo but it sounds even better than 'Live In London', which I thoroughly enjoyed. Besides, don't most 5 channel receivers have multi-channel stereo or 5 channel enhancement? Get this, it's TESTAMENT at their best!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Cecil A. Allen on October 30, 2013
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Testament, one of the coolest bands ever. I have listened to this once and in the process of waiting for the dvd to arrive, which I can't wait. A testament show is something you never forget, they kick your backside so hard and leave you wanting more. Having seen them many times, and in doing radio, hung out with them and drank a few beers, and having all the guys be really cool. They make you love them on so many levels. Just buy this, and if you haven't ever seen them, take your backside to a show, and experience it for your self,but until then, get this and watch it in your living room, FARGING LOUD!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By John Graham on March 3, 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is one of the best concert DVD's I have ever seen!!! The sound, camera angles (including the split screen stuff),and set list are outstanding - CHECK THIS OUT FOR SURE
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Forums

Topic From this Discussion
I hope the rest of the video doesn't look like "Rise Up!"
Second Video is up, "Native Blood", very similar in style, quick cuts, strobe, multi-camera on screen at once. From what I have read the concert is very over produced and flashy, considering this is Testament we are talking about 'lol' BUT the reviews have been Very Positive! I am so... Read More
Oct 16, 2013 by WeaponX |  See all 10 posts
Have something you'd like to share about this product?
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for Similar Items by Category

Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: vinyl pop