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Immortal - "Withstand the fall of time" Guitar Tab

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Updated: 2001-12-17 15:36:23

 

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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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Withstand the Fall of Time - Immortal (1/22/01)
from the album At the Heart of Winter
  Transcribers: Nakhtal Frost  (steinzo@hotmail.com)
                   &
                  Leg        (parisc97@erols.com)
  Riff a1
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-2222222222222222555555555555555544445544444444742222222222220000-
|-222222222222222277777777777777775555555555555---3333333333332222-
|-0----------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|*=A.H.
|-22222222222222225555555555555555444444444444444477774444---------|
|-222222222222222277777777777777775555555555555555--------5555-----|
|-0-----------------------------------------------------------5*---|

Riff a2
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-----------------3333333333333333----------------3-----3-----3----
|-2-----2-----2---55555555555555552-----2-----2-----555---555---55-
|-0-00000-00000-00----------------0-00000-00000-00-----------------
    ....  ....  ..                  ....  ....  ..  ...   ...   ..
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------3333333333333333----------------2222222222220000-|
|-2-----2-----2---55555555555555552-----2-----2---3333333333332222-|
|-0-00000-00000-00----------------0-00000-00000-00-----------------|
    ....  ....  ..                  ....  ....  ..

                                              2       9
 REPEAT RIFF a1, a2, a2 with a new ending = A|----5---7---slow dive
                                                      0
Riff B
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------9----------------7--------------5--------------------*=A.H.
|-999999999999999977777777777777775555555555555555777777777777-----
|-7777777777777777555555555555555533333333333333335555555555555*---
|-777777777777777755555555555555553333333333333333555555555555-----
  <     <     <   <     <      <  <     <     <   <     <
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------9----------------7--------------5--------------------|
|-9999999999999999777777777777777755555555555555557777777799997777-|
|-7777777777777777555555555555555533333333333333335555555577775555-|
|-7777777777777777555555555555555533333333333333335555555577775555-|
  <     <     <   <     <      <  <     <     <

Riff C (verses) (play 4 times, 2 with lyrics)
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----555533336666--333355555\-----555533336666--333355555------|
|-2---77775555888822555577777\-2---777755558888225555777778\7/8-|
|-0---------------00-----------0---------------00---------6\5/6-|
  .               ..           .               ..

Darker and darker/ skylines of red grew my horizon
on the edges of my vision/ a giant grimfaced realm...
Riff B
Riff C 2x with lyrics:
Flaming suns crested the horizon/ shadows born a cloudless day
believers of the rise and set of the moon/ darkened twilight into night...ahh!
Riff B

    RIFF D (play 3x, 2 last times with lyrics w/ ENDS 1,2,3)           END 1
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2-----------------7---------3---------2-----------------7-----------------|
|-2-----------------5---------3---------2-----------------5-----------3-3-3-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-1-1-1--|

 End 2     End 3
-------|----------|
-------|----------|
-------|----------|
-------|-10-10-10-|
-3-3-3-|-8--8--8--|
-1-1-1-|----------|
 m m m

Hardening claws of cold tell me ... we are closer to colder times
  through the days of bitterness ... still the thundra lay untouched

   RIFF E (with end1,2,       ending 1,4. Last time ONLY with second ending)
e |------------------------===1,3=====|------END2------=|=end=4=======|
B |-----------------------|-----------|-----------------|-------------|
G |-----------------------|-----------|-----------------|-------------|
D |-----9---11--12---9----|-----------|-----77-77-77-77-|-------------|
A |-7---7---9---10---7----|8-7-5-7-5-4|-----55-55-55-55-|-7---8-7-5-2-|
E |-0-00--00--00---00--0000-----------|(000)------------|-000-6-5-3-0-|

RIFF D 2x with lyrics (with ends 1,3):
In the final of that day ... and all centuries after
in eternity and time the same ... still the thundra lay untouched.

VARIATION RIFF E = same as RIFF E without the last ending (RIFF E - endings 1,2,3,2)

Riff F 4x
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----9--9--9-10--9-7----9--9--9-10-7---10-10-10-12-10--9---10-10-10-12--9-|
|---10-10-10-10-10-9---10-10-10-10-9---12-12-12-12-12-10---12-12-12-12-10-|
|-0------------------0---------------0-------------------0----------------|    BREAK RIFF play 2x

|-------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------------
|-101010-1010107--9---101010-101010-9~~121212-121212-12-10---121212-
|-------0------0-----0------0----------------0-------------0--------
                                    BREAK ENDS
 ----------------------------|------------a.h.--------------|
 ----------------------------|------------^-----------------|
 ----------------------------|------------------------------|
 ----------------------------|-2--7--5--4-2---2--7--5-5-4-2-|
 -121212-12-13-12-10-12-10-9-|-2--5--3--2-----2--5--3-3-2-0-|
 ----------------------------|-0--------------0-------------|


RIFF B
RIFF C with lyrics: (2x)
Blacker and blacker / blinded by shades from centuries behind
shadows of dark that used to be / under heavy winters reign ...
RIFF B
RIFF C (4x): (2 with lyrics)
The blackening sky never ends / as we stand the fall of time
yet winds of coold will always blow / uhhh without tomooorow...
Last time RIFF C last 1/2 played like this:
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|--555533336666--333355552222-|
|2-777755558888--555577772222-|
|0-----------------------0000-|
 .

Riff G (brige)
|-------------------------------------5--------------------
|---------------------------------------6------------------
|-----------------------5-7---------------7-------5----5-4-
|-2-----------9-----9---5-7-----------------7-----5----5-4-
|-2-----------7-77777-773-5-----------------------3--333-2-
|-0--------------------------------------------------------
                ....  ..
                                                      F5?
|-------------------------------------5----------------10----10-----|
|---------------------------------------6----------------10----10---|
|-----------------------5-7---------------7-------5--------10----10-|
|-2-----------9-----9---5-7-----------------7-----5-----------------|
|-2-----------7-77777-773-5-----------------------3-----------------|
|-0-----------------------------------------------------------------|
                ....  ..

RIFF H
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----5-4-----4-----2---------5-4-----------------|
|---------5-----5-----3-----------5---------5-----|
|-7-7-------7-----7-----5-7-7-------7-3333333-----|
                                      ......

RIFF G
RIFF H

Riff I 2x
|-----------------|  |-----------------|
|-----------------|  |-----------------|
|-----------------|x2|-----------------|x2
|-----5-----4-----|  |-----3-----2-----|
|---------------5-|  |---------------3-|
|-7777--7777--7---|  |-5555--5555--5---|
  ....  ....  .        ....  ....  .

Riff I-2
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|---------9--9--9-12--9-7-7-7-7-10-7---|
|-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-8-8-8-8------8-|
RIFF I 2x, I-2.
RIFF D (3x, twice with lyrics (1,2,3 endings))
RIFF E (1112)
RIFF D (2x) (endings 1,3)
RIFF E VARIATION
RIFF F (fade out)

LIVE ENDING: each chord is played about 8 seconds, then a rest then the next chord.
E5, D5, C5, A5?, E5.
G---7---5-----------
D-2-7---5--5-----2--
A-2-5---3--5-----2--
E-0--------3-----0-

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