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Celtic Frost - "Circle Of The Tyrants" Guitar Tab

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Updated: 2003-01-06 14:39:00

 

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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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Band:  Celtic Frost

Album: to Mega Therion

Song:  Circle of the Tyrants

Copyright (c)  Noise Records 1986
Version 1.0 - August, 2002

Transcribed By: Chad
Email:          claing@cgg.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

Unless noted, the song is doubled through out with two rhythm guitars.

Tunning E B G D A E

         Riff 1
|-------|----------------|
|-------|----------------|
|-------|*--------------*|Gtr 1
|-------|*--------------*|
|-------|----6-----5-4---|
|-12\-0-|-6-----5------0-|

Play Riff 1 four times

Riff 2
|----------------|
|----------------|
|*--------------*|Gtr 2
|*---8-----7-6--*|
|-8--6--7--5-4---|
|-6-----5------0-|
               .
Play Riff 2 with Riff 1 the last two times

Riff 3
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|*-----------------*|
|*-----------------*|
|-----8--6--7-76-65-|
|-0-0-6--4--5-54-43-|
  . .         .  .
Play Riff 3 four times

Riff 4 (Verse)
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|----------------2-|------------------|------------------|
|-3----------------|----------------0-|-6----------------|------------------|
|-1-11111111111111-|-11111111111111---|-4-44444444444444-|-4444444444444444-|
    ..............   ..............       ..............   ................
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-3----------------|----------------4-|-3----------------|----------------4-|
|-1-11111111111111-|-11111111111111-2-|-1-11111111111111-|-1111111111111112-|
    ..............   ..............       ..............   ................

Riff 5
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|*----------------|------------------*|
|*----------------|------------------*|
|-5-----5-6-----6-|-5-----5-4\(3)/(4)-|
|-3-33333-4-44444-|-3-33333-2\(1)/(2)-|
    ....    ....      ....
Play Riff 5 twice

Riff 6 (chorus)
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|---------*---*---|
|-3-4-5-6-6/7-6/7-|
|-1-2-3-4-4/5-4/5-|
*These slides are grace notes
Play Riff 6 once

Play Riff 3 four times

Play Riff 4 once

Play Riff 5 twice

Play riff 6 once

Riff 7
|---|----------------|----------------|
|---|----------------|----------------|
|---|*---------------|---------------*|Gtr 1
|---|*---------------|---------------*|
|---|----6-----5-4---|----6-----------|
|-0-|-6-----5------0-|-6-----5--4-3-0-|
  .                .                .

Riff 8
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|Gtr 2
|----8-----7-6---|----8-----------|
|-8--6--7--5-4---|-8--6--7--6-5---|
|-6-----5------0-|-6-----5--4-3-0-|
               .                .
Play Riff 7 twice with riff 8 the second time

Riff 9A
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|*---------------------*|
|*---------------------*|
|-2------7----6-7-5-----|
|-0-0000-5--0-4-5-3-----|
  . ....    .
Play Riff 9A four times

Riff 9B
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|*----------------------------*|
|*----------------------------*|
|-2------7---------------------|
|-0-0000-5--0-4444444444444444-|
    ....    . ................
Play Riff9B four times

Riff 10
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|*--------------------*|
|*--------------------*|
|----6-5-5---7-8-8-----|
|-0--4-3-3---5-6-6-----|
  .
Play Riff 10 four times

Play Riff 9A four times

Play Riff 9B four times

Play Riff 10 four times

Riff 11
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|*---------------------*|
|*---------------------*|
|--5-5555555555-5\4-5\4-|
|--3-3333333333-3\2-3\2-|

Play Riff 11 four times

Riff 12 (solo)
|--------------------|-----|-----|------------------|
|--------------------|-----|-----|------------------|
|*-------------------|--%--|--%--|-----------------*|
|*---------5---------|-----|-----|-----------------*|
|-7-777777-3----5----|-----|-----|-7-88888888888888-|
|-5-555555------3----|-----|-----|-5-66666666666666-|

Play Riff 12 four times

Riff 13
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|*-----------------*|
|*-----------------*|
|-----7---6-7-5\4---|
|-0-0-5-0-4-5-3\2---|

Play Riff 13 four times

Riff 14
|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|*-----------------------------|--------------------------------*|
|*-----------------------------|--------------------------------*|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6/7--|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4/5--|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
  . . . . . . . . . . . .        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play Riff 14 four times

Riff 15
|------------------|
|------------------|
|*----------------*|
|*----------------*|
|---5-4-4--7-8-8---|
|-0-3-2-2--5-6-6---|

Play Riff 15 four times

Play Riff 13 four times

Play Riff 14 four times

Play Riff 15 four times

...and end!

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