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"Roots Bloody Roots" is a song by Brazilian metal band Sepultura. It was released in February 1996 as the lead single from their sixth album Roots. The song is the band's best known and remains a concert staple to this day, usually being performed on encores. A music video was filmed for the single which features the band performing in a catacomb as well as on the streets with a tribe of percussionists. This video can be found on the VHS We Are What We Are, which was later released on DVD as part of Chaos DVD. The song also appears in live form on the band's live releases Under a Pale Grey Sky and Live in Sao Paulo. Another live version appears on the limited edition digipak version of the band's 2000 album Nation. Former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera has also played the song live numerous times with his other bands Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy. Recordings of their version can be found on the limited edition versions of the albums Soulfly and Prophecy and as iTunes bonus track on Conquer, as well as on the DVD The Song Remains Insane, plus on the bonus DVDs of Omen and Archangel. 


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Roots Bloody Roots [Repeat: x3]
Roots Bloody

I believe in our fate
We don't need to fake
It's all we want to be
Watch me Freak!

I say
We're growing every day
Getting stronger in every way
I'll take you to a place
Where we shall find our

Roots Bloody Roots [Repeat: x4]

Rain bring me the strength
Is breeding me this way
To get to another day
And all I want to see
Set Us free

Why can't you see
Can't you feel
This is real

I pray we don't need to change
Our ways to be saved
That all we want to be
Watch us Freak!

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Sepultura (Portuguese for "grave") is a Brazilian metal band from Belo Horizonte, formed in 1984. The band was a major force in the death metal, thrash metal and groove metal genres during the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their later experiments melding nu metal,hardcore punk and industrial metal. more »

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