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Rotting Christ - "The Fifth Illusion" Guitar Tab

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Updated: 2006-03-18 21:58:52

 

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#Unless specified otherwise, this is NOT an official tab from the band members.#
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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Copyright (c) Unisound International (1994)
Version 1.0 - 2006-3-12

Transcribed By: Benjamin Gheysels
Email:          benjamingheysels@hotmail.com


.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend
p  - pull off            Suffixes for bend
t  - tap                 f  - full bend    h - half bend
ph - pinched harmonic    q  - quarter bend t - tap bend
*  - see comment         ^  - Hold bend    r release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

Tuning E A D G B E

Play with distortion


Riff 1: play 2 twice
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|---4-4-4-4-4-4--7-7-9-9-9-7----|
|-------------------------------|
    . . . . . .  . . . . . .

this is the lead you hear:
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------11-11--11--9-9-9---|
|---------12-12-12--9-9-9--11-11-11------------9-9-9---------------------|
|--9-9-9-----------------------------12-12-12----------------------------|


after 7" you hear this:
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---6---------9-9-------9hold+bend------|
|---4ring-----7-7ring-------------------|
|---------------------------------------|


Riff 2 (14"): play 4 times. This is a slight variation of the intro lead
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|------------------------11-11--9-9-----|
|-------------------9-9-----------------|
|---9-9-9-9--12-12----------------------|
    . . . .  .  .   . .   .  .  . .


Riff 3 (41"): play 2 times
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---4-6----------------------6----4-----|
|--------7p6p4h6---7----4---------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|


Riff 2' (55"): play 4 times. Note between brackets only the first time
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------11-11--9-9--(11)--|
|-------------------9-9--------------------|
|---9-9-9-9--12-12-------------------------|
    . . . .  .  .   . .   .  .  . .   .


Riff 3 (1'21"): play 2 times


Riff 4 (1'35"): play 2 times
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--4h6p4--------------------------------------------------------4---|
|--------6hold---7-6-4-----4-4-4---4---2h4-4hold--2---/7-6-6--------|
|----------------------7-7---------2--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 4': this is a slight variation of Riff 4. Play 4 times

|------------------------------------------14---------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--4h6p4-------------------------------------------------------4--|
|--------6hold---7-6-4-----4-4-4---4---2h4------2---/7-6-6--------|
|----------------------7-7---------2------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 5 (2'19"): play 8 times
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------6~----|
|--------2-2--4-6-6--4----------|
|---4-4--2-2--2-4-4--2----------|
|---2-2--0-0--------------------|


Riff 6 (2'59"): play 4 times
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------2-2------6------7-------|
|---4------2-2------4ring--5ring---|
|---2ring--0-0ring-----------------|


This is what the keyboard plays:
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|------10-----9-----7--------------10-----9-----7-----------|
|---6------6-----6-----9hold----6------6-----6-----9hold----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

be sure to hold every note in this bit
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|---7--6-----------6-----------6-----|
|---------9--7--9-----9--7--9--------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|


Solo (3'26"): play this first bit 4 times
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--11p9p6-6----------------------|
|-------------7-6-7-9-7-6--------|
|-------------------------7-9----|
              . . . . . . . .

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-(4)/7p6hold-------(4)/7p6holdp4hold-------(4)/7p6hold-------(4)/6-4hold-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------0-0-0-------------------0-0-0-------------0-0-0-------------|
              . . .                   . . .             . . .


|--9hold----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10-9-10-12-10-9h10p9--10-9----9h10h12h10h9--9h10hold---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--9h10p9---------------------------------------------------|
|---------11-9----9h11p9-------------8----------------------|
|------------------------11hold----9---6-7-4h6hold---7\6----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------9-6--------------------------------------------------------------|
|---6-6-7-----9-7-6--------------7-6-6-9-7-7-6-6hold----7-6---7------------|
|-------------------9-7h9hold-------------------------------9---7----------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------7-9hold--|
    . . . . . . . .

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------8-9-------------|
|--------------------------------9-11-----8h11hold----|
|-----7-6-------------------9-11----------------------|
|---7-----7-7/9hold----9-12---------------------------|
                       . .  . .  . .  . .

|---------------------------------------12h16p12-----------------------------|
|----------------9-10-12-10-12/14~---14----------14--------------------------|
|--8-9----8-9-11-------------------------------------------------------------|
|------11-------------------------------------------13-13-14-13-11-11/13hold-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------------17-16hold
|-------------------------------------------------------------14h16h17----------
|-----------------------------------------13h14p13---13h14h16-------------------
|13-14-16p14p13h14p13hold-14p13p11/13hold---------16----------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Riff 2 (4'35"): play 4 times

Riff 3 (5'01"): play 4 times


end with:
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|
|--4--6--------------|
|--2--4stop----------|
|--------------------|


That's it! enjoy!

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