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Black Mountain - Tyrants tab

Song: Tyrants
Artist: Black Mountain
Album: "In the Future [2008]"

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Tab by Devin Miller

email: devin3@interchange.ubc.ca

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There are 3 guitars:

(1) Electric [Standard tuning]
(2) Acoustic [Standard tuning]
(3) Electric [Drop D tuning]
(4) Electric [Standard tuning]

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INTRO
[Play the following riffs in order]:

Slide out from high on the fretboard into this riff:

e|-----------------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|-------------------------|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|-------------------0-----|-----------------------|
E|-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5-5--0-1-3---3-1-|-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-|

  -----------------------|
  -----------------------|
  -----------------------|
  -----------------------|
  -----------------------|
  -3--3-3-3-3-3---1---1/-| x4


    Am    Dm     A#     C     Am
e|------------------------------------|
B|--5------6-------------------5------|
G|--5------7------7-----9------5------|
D|--7------7------8-----10-----7------|
A|--7------5------8-----10-----7------|
E|--5-------------6-----8------5------| x2

   Am     Dm
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|--5------6--------------------------------------|
G|--5------7--------------------------------------|
D|--7------7--------------------------------------|
A|--7------5--------------------------------------|
E|--5-------------8-8\-----3-3\-----1-1/-----3-3--| x2

e|----------------------------|
B|--5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-----|
G|--5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-----|
D|--7---7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-----|
A|--7---7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-----|
E|--5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-----| x1


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VERSE PT. 1

Chord reference:

    Dm   Am   Gm
e|------------------|
B|--6----5----3-----|
G|--7----5----3-----|
D|--7----7----5-----|
A|--5----7----5-----|
E|-------5----3-----|

   Dm                 Am             Gm           Am
'A-tyrant, you'll be damned by your power!

Dm             Am          Gm            Am
     Oh, and the blood you've spilt

Dm            Am          Gm           Am
     You will die by the sword

Dm       Am       Gm       Am


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ACOUSTIC INTERLUDE [Guitar 2]

   F           G             C
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------1-----------3-----|-------5-----------5------|
G|-----2---2-------4---4---|-----5---5-------5--------|
D|---3-------3---5-------5-|---5-------5---5----------|
A|-------------------------|-3-------------------3----|
E|-1-----------3-----------|-------------3------------|

   F           G             D
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------1-----------3-----|-------7------------------|
G|-----2---2-------4---4---|-----7---7----------------|
D|---3-------3---5-------5-|---7-------7--------------|
A|-------------------------|-5-------------------5\---|
E|-1-----------3-----------|-------------5------------|

   F           G             C
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------1-----------3-----|-------5-----------5------|
G|-----2---2-------4---4---|-----5---5-------5--------|
D|---3-------3---5-------5-|---5-------5---5----------|
A|-------------------------|-3-------------------3----|
E|-1-----------3-----------|-------------3------------|

   F           G             Am
e|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------1-----------3-----|-----5--------------------|
G|-----2---2-------4---4---|----5---------------------|
D|---3-------3---5-------5-|---7----------------------|
A|-------------------------|--7-----------------------|
E|-1-----------3-----------|-5------------------------|


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VERSE PT. 2


    Dm          Am               Gm              Am
The violence we suffer, why you live for?

    Dm          Am               Gm           Am
The walls of creation have been destroyed

        Dm         Am          Gm           Am
You may raise your rifle to the sun

                 Dm       Am              Gm         Am
But you have not won!  No no, you have not won


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VERSE PT. 3

Guitar 3: Drop D Tuning & using an octave pedal

CHORDS:

    F    G    Dm
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|--3----5----0----|
A|--3----5----0----|
D|--3----5----0----|

F              G         Dm
Bastard, you won't be forgiven!

    F       G        Dm  
And no, we won't lay down!

F                  G            Dm
Tyrant, you're the plague of existence!

F                  G             Dm
Tyrant, you're the king of the damned!


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BRIDGE

Guitars 1 & 3 Chord Progression:

    A#   C    Dm
e|-----------------|
B|------------6----|
G|--3----5----7----|
D|--3----5----7----|
A|--1----3----5----|
E|-----------------| x3

Next:

Guitar 1:
e|----------------------------------|
B|------------5---------------------|
G|------------5---------------------|
D|--3----5----7---------------------|
A|--3----5----7---------------------|
E|--1----3----5---------------------| x1

Guitar 3:
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--3----5----7---------------------|
A|--3----5----7---------------------|
D|--3----5----7---------------------| x1


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[Drum Interlude]


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GUITAR JAM PT. 1

[Guitar 1 & 4]...[Guitar 4 only play the chords]

e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-----------0-/9-7-5-7-5-4-|-----------0-/9-7-5-4~~~--|
D|-7-7-7-7------------------|-7-7-7-7------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7------------------|-7-7-7-7------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|

e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-----------0-/9-7-5-7-5-4-|----------5-4-5s7s9-7~~~\-|
D|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|

e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-----------0-/9-7-5-4~~~--|------------4-2-4-4s5~~~\-|
D|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1------------------|-1-1-1-1------------------|

e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------------|
D|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------------|
A|-------7\----|-------7\----|-------7\----|-------------|
E|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

Repeat once, then play:

e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-------------/9~~~--7~~~--|-----------0-/9-7-5-4~~~--|
D|-7-7-7-7------------------|-7-7-7-7------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7------------------|-7-7-7-7------------------|
E|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|

e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-----------0-/7~~~--5~~~--|----------5-4-5s7s9-7~~~\-|
D|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5------------------|-5-5-5-5------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|

Then:

  Guitar 1:
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-----------0-/5~~~--4~~~--|-2~~~--4~~~--5~~~--/9~~~--|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|--------------------------|
 |                          |                          |
 |Guitar 4:                 |                          | 
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|--------------------------|
D|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3------------------|-3-3-3-3------------------|
E|-1-1-1-1------------------|-1-1-1-1------------------|


  Guitar 1:
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-7-----5-----|-4-----5-----|-4h5p4h5p4h5p|4h5p4h5p4....|
D|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
A|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
E|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
 |             |             |             |             |
 |Guitar 4:    |             |             |             |
e|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
G|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------------|
D|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------9\----|-------------|
A|-------7\----|-------7\----|-------7\----|-------------|
E|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


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GUITAR JAM PT. 2

Both guitars 1 & 4:

e|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
B|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
G|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  |-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  |-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-|x4|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|x4|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|x2|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|x2

e|-------------|  |-------------|
B|-------------|  |-------------|  
G|-------------|  |-------------|  
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-|x2|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|x2     repeat once more, then:

e|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
B|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
G|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|  |-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|  |-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|x2|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|x2|-1-1-1-1-1-1-|x2|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|x2


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GUITAR SOLO

Guitar 4 [rhythm]:

e|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
B|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
G|-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|  |-------------|
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  |-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|  |-7-7-7-7-7-7-|  |-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-|x2|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|x2|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|x2|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|x2

e|-------------|  |-------------|-------------|
B|-------------|  |-------------|-------------|  
G|-------------|  |-------------|-------------|  
D|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5\----------| 
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|  |-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5\----------| 
E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-|x2|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3\----------|

Guitar 1 [solo]:

e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-/9-7-5-7-5-4-5---4h5p4-2---0-|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------| x3

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4~~5~~s7~~s9~~s14~~s16~~s17~~-19b(21)-19-17~~-19b(21)~~~~~~~~\--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


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ACOUSTIC OUTRO

Chord reference:

    F    G    C    Am   D
e|--1----3----3--------------|
B|--1----3----5----5----7----|
G|--2----4----5----5----7----|
D|--3----5----5----7----7----|
A|--3----5----3----7----5----|
E|--1----3----3----5---------|

F                   G
  The battles of this fashioned war
 
C                    F
Ain't what we've been fighting for

Am                   C               G  
   'A-tyrant, you know, your time has come

      F       G               C                F
Oh, as soldiers emptied their rounds into your side

Am                   C               G
   'A-tyrant, you know, your time has come

     F        G               
Oh, as soldiers marched on

D
Oh, your empty skin.


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LEGEND:

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slide
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
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