The songs "Mind War" and "Bullet the Blue Sky" were released as singles and music videos. The digipak version (released everywhere except the USA) contains the RevolusongsEP and the video for "Bullet the Blue Sky". The album title "Roorback", refers to "black propaganda".
Sales were down from their previous albums featuring Derrick Green on vocals. However, Roorback received positive reviews and managed to place on Billboard's Independent Music Chart at #17, with first week sales of 4,000.SoundScan reported on March 20, 2007 that Roorback has sold over 75,000 units in the USA.
Allmusic's Alex Henderson gave the album 4 stars out of 5 and said that "unrest and political corruption are recurring themes on Roorback", and "the songs that Sepultura wrote paint a consistently bleak and troubling picture of the world". Adrien Begrand from PopMatters called Roorback "their strongest effort in years" and "their most consistent and energized album since Roots".