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Suffocation - "Despise The Sun" Guitar Tab

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Updated: 2004-03-12 10:34:13

 

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#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:  Suffocation
Album: Despise the sun
Song:  Despise the sun

Copyright (c)  Relapse Records (2002)
Version 1.0 - March 10, 2004

Transcribed By: Antoine Poliquin
Email:          legrandtony@hotmail.com

.  - palm mute           /  - slide up to
\  - slide down to       ~  - vibrato
h  - hammer on           b  - Bend  e.g.: 10b(12) = bend 1 tone
p  - pull off            pb - pre-Bend
t  - tap                 dv - dive (tremolo bar)
p.h. pinched harmonic
*  - commentary          r - release bend
x  - Stuccatto           ~  - vibrato bend
,  - slight palm mute    () - ghost note, sustained note
"  - tremolo note        <> - Trill

I know a version of this tune has already been posted, but this is mine.
It's quite different, but to me it sounds good.
When the time signature is 12/8, two digits = 8th note.
When the time signature is 4/4, two digits = 16th note.
GUITAR ONE = RIGHT PAN
GUITAR TWO = LEFT PAN
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
DESPISE THE SUN

Tuning : C#

TEMPO = 200

RIFF 1 (play 2x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------2-0---|2-----------2-----------||
||------4-3-------------3-|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||3-1-0-----4-5-3-1-------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
  . . . . . . . . . . . .        . . .       . . .


RIFF 1a (play 1x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------2-0---------2---4-|2-----------2-----------||
||4-3-1-----3---3-4---3---|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||------------1-----------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
  . . . . . . . . .   .          . . .       . . .


Then play RIFF 1 once


RIFF 1b (play 1x)
Guitar 1 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------2-0---------3-----|2-----------2-----------||
||4-3-1-----3---3-4-------|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||------------1-----------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
  . . . . . . . . . .            . . .       . . .

GUitar 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------3-----|------------------------||
||------6-4-2---3-4-------|2-----------2-----------||
||8-6-4-------------------|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||------------6-----------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
  . . . . . . . . . .            . . .       . . .


RIFF 1c (2x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------2-0---|2-----------2-----------||
||------4-3-------------3-|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||3-1-0-----4-5-3-1-------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
  . . . . . . . . . . . .        . . .       . . .

  then play this once
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------2-0---------2---4-|2-----------2-----------||
||4-3-1-----3---3-4---3---|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||------------1-----------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
              . .                . . .       . . .

The second time you play RIFF 1c, Guitar two plays that instead
of the usual last two bars :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------1-0---------1---2-|------------------------||
||2-1-------0---1-2-------|2-----------2-----------||
||----2-------1-------1---|1-----5-4-3-1-----5-4-3-||
||------------------------|------3-2-1-------3-2-1-||
                                 . . .       . . .


BRIDGE
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|
||------------------------|
||------------------------|
||2-----------------2---4-|
||1-----5-4-3---3-4---3---|
||------3-2-1-1-----------|
        . . . . . .   .


RIFF 2 (play 2 times)
Guitar 1 :
  4/4
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|----------------------------4---|
||--------------------------------|------------6---5---4---5---2---|
||0---0-0-0---4---3---3-3-3---4---|3---3-3-3---4---3---2---3-------|
  .   . . .   .   .   . . .   .    .   . . .   .   .   .   .   .

||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|6---6---5---4---5---6---5---4---||
||0---0-0-0---4---3---3-3-3---4---|4---4---3---2---3---4---3---2---||
  .   . . .   .   .   . . .   .

Guitar 2 :
(First time)
  4/4
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  .   . . .   .   .   . . .   .    .   . . .   .   .   .   .   .

||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||2-------------------------------|----6---5---4---5---6---5---4---||
||0-------------------------------|----4---3---2---3---4---3---2---||
  .
(Second time)
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||2-----------6---5-----------6---|5-------------------------------|
||0-----------4---3-----------4---|3-------------------------------|
  .           .   .           .    .

||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||2-------------------------------|6---6---5---4---5---6---5---4---||
||0-------------------------------|4---4---3---2---3---4---3---2---||
  .


RIFF 2a
  Guitars 1 & 2 :
  4/4
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|----------------------------4---|
||--------------------------------|----------------5---4---5---2---|
||0-0-0-0-0-0-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-|3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-3---2---3-------|
                                   ________________________________
                                  |1.
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|6---6---5---4---5---6---5---4---|
||0-0-0-0-0-0-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-|4---4---3---2---3---4---3---2---|
 ________________________________ ________________________________
|2.                              |3. 4.
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
|----------------------------4---|--------------------------------||
|4-----------6---5---4---5---2---|6---6---5---4---5---6---5---4---||
|2-----------4---3---2---3-------|4---4---3---2---3---4---3---2---||
 .


RIFF 3 (play once all the boxes)
Guitar 1 :
  4/4
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|

|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------6-\-5-----------|--------5-\-4-----------4-\-3-|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3-------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
 ______________________________________________________________
|1.
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------5p4h5--|
|----------------4-\-3-----------|--------3-\-2----------------|
|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2---------1---2--------|
 ________________________________
|2.
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|5-----------6---5---------------||
|3-----------4---3---------------||
 .           .   .

Guitar 2 :
  4/4
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
||--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
||0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|--------------------------------|

              (play the higher notes only the 2nd time)
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------(6-\-5)----------|-------(5-\-4)---------(4-\-3)|
|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-\-5-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-5-\-4-6-6-6-6-6-4-\-3-|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--------------------------------|
 ______________________________________________________________
|1.
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------4-4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4---------------5p4h5--|
|----------------4-\-3-----------|--------3-\-2----------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------1---2--------|

 ________________________________
|2.
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|5-----------6---5---------------||
|3-----------4---3---------------||
 .           .   .


Then play RIFF 2a, always ending with box 1
Then play RIFF 3 ; at the last box, play this instead :


BRIDGE (1x)
Guitar 1 only :
  12/8
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||----------7-------------||
||--4---4-5---0-4-3-------||
||2---2-------------4-5-4-||
  . . . . .


RIFF 4 (play 2x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||----------7-----------7-|----------7-------------||
||--4---4-5-----4---4-5---|--4---4-5---0-4-3-------||
||2---2-------2---2-------|2---2-------------4-5-4-||
  . . . . .   . . . . .    . . . . .


RIFF 4a (play once)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||----------6-----------6-|----------6-------8-7h8p7-||
||--3---3-4-----3---3-4---|--3---3-4---0-7-7---------||
||1---1-------1---1-------|1---1---------------------||
  . . . . .   . . . . .    . . . . .


RIFF 4b (play once all the boxes)
Guitar 1 :                 _________________________
  12/8                    |1. 2.
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||----------7-----------7-|----------7-------------||
||--4---4-5-----4---4-5---|--4---4-5-----3-----2---||
||2---2-------2---2-------|2---2-------5---5-4---4-||
  . . . . .   . . . . .    . . . . .

Guitar 2 :                 ________________________
  12/8                    |1. (for the second box, play guit. 1 part)
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|------------------------||
||------------------------|--------------5-----4---||
||----------7-----------7-|----------7-7---7-6---6-||
||--4---4-5-----4---4-5---|--4---4-5---------------||
||2---2-------2---2-------|2---2-------------------||
  . . . . .   . . . . .    . . . . .


Then play this hybrid riff :
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||------------------------|--------------------------||
||----------7-----------6-|----------6-------8-7h8p7-||
||--4---4-5-----3---3-4---|--3---3-4---0-7-7---------||
||2---2-------1---1-------|1---1---------------------||
  . . . . .   . . . . .    . . . . .


Then play RIFF 4, ending with this (listen to the song to know when):

BRIDGE (play 1x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||--6-----4-----4-----4---||
||7---7-6---6-6---6-5---5-||
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
  .   . .   . .   . .   .


RIFF 5 (play 2x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
  12/8
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||--2---2---1---2---2-----||
||0---3---0---2---0---3-2-||
  .   .   .   .   .   . .


RIFF 6 (play 1x)
Guitars 1 & 2 :
12/8
||-----------------------|------------------------||
||-----------------------|------------------------||
||--------3-4--------2-3-|------------------------||
||-----------------------|--------4-2-------------||
||--3-4---------2-3------|2-2-2-2-2-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-||
||0-----0-----0-----0----|0-0-0-0-----3-3-3-3-3-3-||
  .     .     .     .     . . . . . . . . . . . .


RIFF 7 (play 2x)
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||------------------------||
||--------2---------------||
||--2---2---1---2---2-----||
||0---3-------0---3---3-2-||
  .   .   .   .   .   . .

Play RIFF 6 once
Play RIFF 7 twice
Play RIFF 6 once
Play RIFF 2a a couple of times.
End with this :
||--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------||
||--------------------------------||
||--6-6-6---5-5-5---4-4-4---4-4-4-||
||0-4-4-4-0-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-||
  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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