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Band:  Nile
Album: Annihilation of the Wicked
Song:  Cast Down The Heretic

Copyright (c) Relapse Records Inc. 2005
Version 1.0  23.05.2005

Transcribed By: Antonio Freyre (xerox_616@hotmail.com)
                MetalDeathingMad (thrasher502@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 Dropped A: A-E-A-D-F#-B



0:00 Riff 1  (the last note isnt played the last time)
                           x3
|-------------------------|-----------------
|-------------------------|-----------------
|-------------------------|----/-6---5---3--
|-------------------------|----/-4---3---1--
|-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0-/-4---3---1--
|-3-2-0-2-1-0-6-5-0-5-4-0-|--0--------------


0:06  Riff 2 Left Guitar

|--------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------
|-131300-121200-121200-131300-121200-121200-16161616-15151515--


0:08  Riff 2 Both


|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13--
|-------------------------------------------------------10/12-13--
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313----------


|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--


|--------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------
|----------------------------10/12-13--
|-------------------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--
|-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0------------
                    . . . .


0:13  Riff 3

|------------|---------------------------------
|------------|---------------------------------
|------------|---------------------------------
|------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--
|------------|-333333555666666555666-----------
|-333333333..|---------------------------------
|
|------------|---------------------------------
|------------|---------------------------------
|------------|-----------------------333-5-5~--
|------------|-333333555666666555666-----------
|------------|---------------------------------
|-333333333..|---------------------------------


0:21  Riff 4

|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------
                                             . . . .

|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------
                                             . . . .

0:28  Riff 3 Variation

|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|-------------------------------ph---
|------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--
|-333333333..|------------------------------------
|                                        . .
|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|------------------------------------
|------------|-333333555666666555666666--5-3-6~~--
|------------|------------------------------------
|-333333333..|------------------------------------
                                         . .


0:36 Riff 2 Variation (Repeat twice, each time with a different ending)
Right Guitar
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|-13131313-13131313-12121212-13131313-12121212-13131313-16161616-15151515--


 Ending 1                                Ending 2
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------
|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------
|----------------------------10-12-13---|----------------------------13-/--
|-------------------1-0-1-0--10-12-13---|-------------------1-0-1-0--13-/--
|-13131313-13131313-1-0-1-0-------------|-13131313-12121212-1-0-1-0--------
                    . . . .                           . . . .

0:36 Low Harmony
Left Guitar
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------10/12-13--
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--10/12-13--
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0------------
                                             . . . .

|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------------
|---------------------------------|-------------------13-/--
|---------------------------------|----------1-0-1-0--13-/--
|-1-1-1-1-0-0-1-1-0-0-1-1-4-4-3-3-|-1-1-1-1--1-0-1-0--------


Riff 5 Pt 1 0:43

|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|-----------------------------------
|-----------------------------------
|-------------------------------13--
|-------------------------------11--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-11--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-----
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .

Pt 2
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|------------------------------------
|------------------------------------
|---------------------13--14-----16--
|---------------------11--12-----14--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0--11--12-----14--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-----------------
  . . . . . . . .  .


Pt 3
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-16-15-13-0-13-12-10-0--
  . . . . . . . .  . .  .  .  .  .  .  . .

|-------------------------------
|-------------------------------
|-------------------------------
|-------------------------13-/--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--13-/--
|-0-1-3-4-13-12-10-0-1-0--------
  . . . . . . . .  . . .


0:58  Riff 3
1:06  Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3
1:14  Riff 3 Variation
1:21  Riff 5 Pt 1 + Pt 3
1:28  Riff 1 x 2
1:40  Riff 2


1:48 Riff 6
  Left Guitar                                                    x2
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3------------------------------------------
|-------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2------------------
|-------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3--
|
| Right Guitar
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------
|-------------------------6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-


Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)
|-------------------------------
|-------------------------------
|-------------------------------
|-12-11-----9-8-----6-5-----5~--
|-------------------------------
|-------9-6-----6-3-----3-2-----
        . .     . .     . .


1:55  Riff 2 Variation
2:03  Riff 6


2:07 Riff 8
Riff 7: Both (tremolo picking)
|----------------------------------
|----------------------------------
|----------------------------------
|---6-5-----9-8-----12-11-----11~--
|----------------------------------
|-------3-6-----6-9-------9-8------
        . .     . .       . .


2:10  Riff 2 Variation
2:18  Riff 1 x 2

|-----------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------
|-13-0-12-0-12-0-13-0-12-0-12-0-16-0-15-0-
   . .  . .  . .  . . .  . .  . .  . .  .


|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------13\12-
|---------------------7-8--13\12-
|-13-0-12-0-12-0-13---7-8--------
   . .  . .  . .  . . . .


SOLO BACKING


|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----666666555-----5~~~--
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------333-------


|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------7-8-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------0---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|------------|-------------------------------------------------------
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----12121212111111-----11~~--
|------------|-------------------------------------------------------
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666----------------999-------


|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------7-8-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|--------------------|-----------------5-6-|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------0---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|--------------------|-----------------1---|
|-111111-0-1-0-1-4-3-|-111111-0-1-0-1------|
         . . . . . .          . . . .

3:09

|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--
|----------------------------------------------------------
|-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------


                                              Ending I       Ending II
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----------
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----8~----
|--------333444-------666777---------999888-|---------------|----7~----
|-------------------------------------------|---------------|----6~----
|-111111--------444444--------777777--------|-555555-555555-|----------


 x2
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|---------14-12------------------
|---------12-11---------4---3----
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0-
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------
|--------777666-666555----------------------------------
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4-3-1--
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4-3-1--
                                                 . . .

 x2
|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--


|---------------------------
|---------------------------
|---------------------------
|-5---5/12-----12--11-8--7--
|-3---3/10-----10--9--6--5--
|---------------------------


 x3
|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--


|-----------------------------
|-----------------------------
|-----------------------------
|-7--7---7/12----12--11-8--8--
|-5--5---5/10----10--9--6--6--
|-----------------------------


|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|--------------------------------------------------
|-5---5/8----8\7---7-------------------------------
|-3---3/6----6\5---5-------------------------------
|---------------------000000-000000-000000-000000--


4:02


|------------|------------------------------
|------------|------------------------------
|------------|-333355666666556666665533-6~--
|------------|------------------------------
|-111111111..|-111133444444334444443311-----
|------------|------------------------------



|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------
|--------888777-------777666---------666555--------555444--
|----------------------------------------------------------
|-555555--------444444--------333333--------222222---------

|---------------------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------8~--
|--------333444-------666777---------999888---------
|---------------------------------------------------
|-111111--------444444--------777777----------------



 x2
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|---------14-12------------------
|---------12-11---------4---3----
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------
|--------777666-666555----------------------------------------
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1----
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4-0-3-0-1-0--
                                                 . . . . . .

 x2
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|---------14-12------------------
|---------12-11---------4---3----
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .


|-----------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------------------------------
|--------777666-666555--------------------------------------
|-555555---------------777666--555555------------4---3---1--
|-------------------------------------777666-666-4---3---1--



4:32 - Chorus
 x3                    then
|---------------------|-------------------
|---------------------|-------------------
|---------------------|-------------------
|---------------------|---------------ph--
|-0---5----br---br----|-0---5----br--4~~--
|-0---5---3----2------|-0---5---3---------
      .


 x2                    then
|---------------------|-------------------
|---------------------|-------------------   <
|---------------------|-------------------      x3
|---------------------|--tremelo picking--
|-0---5----br---br----|-------------------   <
|-0---5---3----2------|-12--16--15--13----
      .


5:07 - Riff 2 (Both)


5:18 - Harmonized
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|------------|-666666555------999999888-----1212121111----11~~--
|------------|--------------------------------------------------
|-333333333..|-----------333------------666-----------999-------


 x4
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|--------------------------------
|---------14-12------------------
|---------12-11---------4---3----
|-0-0-0-0-------6-6-6-6-4-0-3-0--
  . . . .       . . . . . . . .

Riff 1 x 2

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