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  • Audio CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: K.a.
  • ASIN: B000050L4F
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,327,965 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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By Brammers on 19 Sep 2009
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
It seems the two guys who've already reviewed this album, which to clarify is "The Book" by Root, think they are reviewing a cd by Sarcofago... so just incase anyone gets confused "The Book" is a very different album to the one described and also very good! i highly recommend this underrated masterpiece by the also criminally underrated Czech band Root.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. D. G. Hazeldine on 12 Mar 2002
Format: Audio CD
This is a very underground outfit. I only own this on CD, and their album before (Rotting) on vinyl, but it's very good. One of the most insane drum tracks I've ever heard. They always seem to be talking about very young girls, which is something that I can't really talk about, but their lyrics seem to get better with age. By this I mean that the lyrics on Rotting aren't as good as the lyrics on this.
They are still around, and have just released an MCD called Crust, and have had a tribute record done.
Sarcofago are apparently the band that made Euronymous of Mayhem wear corpse paint, as they formed in 1985, which is just before Mayhem, and also around the time of the start of Sepultura. This means, that like Sepultura, they signed to the label that was set up for Sepultura; Cogumelo Records. The record label is still alive, and is still home to Sarcofago.
Back to the music, as I sadi, very fast drums. Faster times on the songs this time, as Rotting only had 6, and this has 10. Guitars also very fast and thrashy, as most 80's into 90's bands maintained. As black metal goes, it's mainly the vocals that have carried through the genre as we know it, as the primitive guitar mix is actually quite underground death metal styled, rather then black, but it still maintains the rawness, and satanic influences of contempory black metal.
Modern day comparitives could be Dark Funeral, Marduk, but not much else.
Recommended tracks - Most of them. I'd like to get the lyrice to 'The Black Vomit' though.
Really a must for people who like to find out the history of metal, and also like the old sounds of the 80's, but it's still quite fresh and brutal if you like it that way!
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 14 Aug 2003
Format: Audio CD
I remember listening to this album back when it was released and wondering what all the fuss was about. Sarcofago were meant to be extremely satanic and musically heavy. Well on hearing "The Laws of Scourge" again recently (I found an old tape copy) I would have to ask what was all the hype about? Lyrically it doesn't really delve into Satanism at all. The most reprehensible track lyrically is undoubtedly "Little Julie", but songs such as "Midnight Queen" (a paen to a dead prostitute) and Piercings (based on a Brazilian serial killer) really don't seem that..well..evil. Even "The Black Vomit" is hardly overtly Satanic or brutally uncompromising.
On a musical level Lamournier and Jhasco are excellent guitarists whose solos are interesting and not just bog standard. Lamourniers vocals are not great but when playing this type of music that is probably not necessary. Not as heavy as Sepultura circa "Morbid Visions", but then Sarcofago did add more elements of punk into the mix.
This album, I've been told, was a more commercial release by the band. Possibly Lamourniers attempt to cash in on his old bands (Sepultura)back to back successes with "Beneath the Remains" and "Arise". It didn't succeed and the reason is simple. It sounds like nothing more than watered down Sepultura.
Nothing more than a curio for metal fans.
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It's a copy, it isn't an original CD 1 Sep 2013
By José Manuel Lestegás Rivas - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
It's a copy, it isn't an original CD and the price is like an original one. I will not buy here anymore.
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